December 31, 2011

The Syrian crisis has been escalating, and the last Friday of 2011 saw a climactic spate of protestor killings, using nail bombs. The opposition is defiant, and as the death toll rises so does the volume of protests - fortified in the knowledge that the Arab League (following sanctions) are in town on their mission to halt the regime crackdown.
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As the year comes to close, many are relieved that a year of stormy clouds and unabated anger is behind us. Things can only get better or is there still worse to come? In 2011, it turned out that we could not forecast the range of violent weather, nor could we predict the rage of people. From the Gulf to the Caucuses, and from the USA to Japan the world felt pain in 2011.

November 8, 2011

Star singer ‘Warda’ Al-Jaza'eriya (Known by her family name, translated, 'the Algerian'), aptly, Algerian origin, celebrates her birthday
with her new grandchild, and the release of a new video clip.
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The Latest news in pictures of celebrities and entertainment in the Arab World. (Part 7)

November 1, 2011

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The Foreign Minister of Algeria Mourad Medelci on Tuesday said that an agreement is reached with the Syrians during a meeting with the Arab Commission held in the Qatari capital Doha.

October 30, 2011

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The International Monetary Fund has classified Algeria as the least indebted among the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

October 6, 2011

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Algerian police on Wednesday arrested 17 people as they prepared to hold a rally marking bloody pro-democracy protests of 1988

September 1, 2011

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The Algerian al Watan newspaper quoted on Thursday sources close to the Algerian presidency as saying that Gaddafi was near the border.

August 30, 2011

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Colonel Gaddafi's daughter Aisha has given birth to a baby girl just hours after fleeing to Algeria, a source was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

August 29, 2011

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Libya's government considers Algeria's sheltering of members of Muammar Gaddafi's family an act of aggression and will seek their extradition.

August 27, 2011

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A convoy of six armored vehicles that could be carrying senior Libyan officials, maybe even fugitive leader Moammar Gaddafi, crossed from Libya into Algeria on Friday.

August 14, 2011

Algeria police
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A suicide bomber attacked a police station in eastern Algeria early Sunday wounding 33 people, including 11 policemen and two Chinese nationals.

May 24, 2011

View over the Kasbah of Algiers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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A new report has shown that Algeria’s trade surplus during the first four months of the year 2011 amounted to about US$8.6 billion.

May 2, 2011

December 29, 1992, the first attack by Al Qaeda was carried out in Aden, Yemen. A bomb went off at the Gold Mohur hotel, killing 2 Australians.
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So Obama finished him off - the world's most wanted man Osama bin-Laden. But Bush Junior certainly loosened the proverbial lid of the jar for him by kick-starting the wide-scale man-hunt with gusto, and officially declaring the search party to begin in 2001 when he demanded his nemesis Dead or Alive. Now 10 years later, the mission has been accomplished.

April 12, 2011

Algeria protest
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Hundreds of Algerian university students on Tuesday broke the security cordon around the main square in downtown Algiers and go towards the Government Palace.

February 12, 2011

Algerian police
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No more than 50 people chanted anti-government slogans in a square in the Algerian capital on Saturday.

January 27, 2011

ISREAL: French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie tours the Hall of Names at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, January 20, 2011.
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A visual preveiw of the week across the region: frrom protests, to car explosions, to sport, torrential rain, and religious pilgrimage. Quite a week from a dramatic month of January 2011.