November 29, 2000
Algeria’s massive East-West highway project is expected to cost $3.6 billion. The highway will cover some 1216-km. To date, only 49-km have been completely finished and made available to circulation.
November 26, 2000
Twenty-nine people have been killed in ongoing violence between Algerian security forces and Muslim militants fighting the secular regime and targetin
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has agreed to a 33 percent rise in Algeria's minimum wage and a 15 percent increase in civil service salaries from January 1, officials said Sunday. The increases howeve
The joint Algerian-Bahraini bank, ABC, has announced that it intends to launch a new capital leasing firm in Algeria.
November 25, 2000
French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin on Saturday ruled out an official French apology over the issue of torture committed by French troops during the A
A former rebel in Algeria's civil war was killed along with his uncle by an armed group near the northwestern city of Chlef, newspapers reported Satur
November 24, 2000
The Algerian government has agreed to raise the national minimum wage by 66 percent, in a bid to calm growing unease over economic reform.
November 23, 2000
The confession by a French general, now in his 80s, that he personally executed 24 insurgents during the Algerian independence struggle has fed growin
November 22, 2000
Islamic fundamentalists slaughtered 10 farmers in an attack on an isolated village in western Algeria.
November 21, 2000
Russian Chief of Staff General Anatoly Kvashnin and his Algerian counterpart General Mohammed Lamari signed a defense treaty Tuesday aimed at boosting
The privately owned Algerian media, born in the blood of murdered journalists and raised in an era of Islamic violence, now finds it must survive the difficulties of the 21st century market-place. "Th
November 20, 2000
More than 100 Malians who were trying to enter Spain illegally through Algeria have been sent back home.
The head of the Algerian armed forces, General Mohammed Lamari, was due to arrive Monday in Moscow for an official visit during which "certain contrac
Two Algerian soldiers were wounded when a remote-controlled home-made device exploded near a passing military convoy in the town of Sahel Bouberak eas
November 19, 2000
A delegation from the human rights group Amnesty International left Algeria on Sunday disappointed by its two-week visit.