Algeria

January 20, 2014

Ghardaia, The oasis town 600 kilometers south of Algiers has witnessed numerous sectarian clashes within recent years (Courtesy of Magharebia)
13:44 GMT

Growing sectarian unrest in Algeria's southern town of Ghardia is turning violent, leaving one person dead and several injured Monday.

January 14, 2014

Algerian President Bouteflika suffered a stroke in early 2013 and has made few public appearances since (File Archive/AFP)
18:34 GMT

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was admitted to a Paris hospital Monday for a "long-planned check-up."

January 13, 2014

Beauty and the rich guy.
12:17 GMT

Fabulously wealthy millionaire falls for singer half his age sounds like the making of a torrid love romance to us (especially when played by such a dynamic duo)!

December 19, 2013

The faces of the hostages in the January Algerian gas plant attack (Courtesy of the Guardian)
05:50 GMT

The United States officially blacklisted Algerian jihadists and a Syrian Islamist rebel group Wednesday.

December 18, 2013

Belfodil hints at Inter exit
15:48 GMT

The young forward is unhappy with his lack of playing time and has suggested he could be forced to quit the club in order to bolster his World Cup chances

December 8, 2013

Mandela, pictured second from left, received his fist military training in Algeria with rebels from the National Liberation Front (Courtesy of Pretoria News Library)
06:47 GMT

The late Mandela's military training in Algeria during the 1960s with the rebels of the National Liberation Front played a critical role in shaping and influencing the late leader's formation and ideology of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement and the country's African National Congress.

December 7, 2013

The rare picture of Warda playing football. (Image: MBC.net)
04:00 GMT

Who knew that the late Warda enjoyed football?

November 20, 2013

Algeria's supporters cheer their team during the FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifying football match between Burkina Faso and Algeria on October 12, 2013 in Ouagadougou. (AFP, Farouk Batiche)
17:15 GMT

The Algerian authorities reported Wednesday that 12 people died and 240 were injured following Algeria's 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's team to the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil

November 19, 2013

Algeria 1-0 (3-3) Burkina Faso: Bougherra sends Fennecs to World Cup
20:24 GMT

The defender scored the only goal of the game to ensure his side emerged victorious from their play-off and booked their place at World Cup 2014

Young & beautiful: Amal was nominated to play the role of a young Algerian girl in Ahlam Mosteghanemi's novel-turned-series. (Image: Facebook)
10:04 GMT

Combining brains with beauty and talent, Amal Bouchoucha is working on multiple projects as well as being nominated for a few more.

November 18, 2013

World Cup 2014: Desert Foxes on their way for 4th glorious qualification
22:46 GMT

The Algerian football team will play Tuesday, in Blida, against Burkina Faso to qualify for 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with the hope of fulfilling the dream of all the Algerians: snatching a fourth qualification for a final passage to one of the world’s largest sporting events.

November 17, 2013

Cheb Khaled performing on Arab Idol
06:16 GMT

In a world of political upheaval, Alergian Rai singer Cheb Khaled considers whether art can have a unifying affect.

November 7, 2013

Morocco's King Mohammed VI told reporters that he did not "need lessons from anybody" on his country's human rights record in the Western Sahara (Courtesy of the Moroccan Embassy)
13:16 GMT

Moroccan King Mohammed VI told reporters late Wednesday that his country did not "need lessons from anybody" on its human rights record particularly in the annexed Western Sahara.

November 3, 2013

Fulla sings with Lutfi Bu Shinaq
09:34 GMT

Algerian songstress Fulla has recorded a new duet in honor of the Algerian Revolution on November 1st.

October 31, 2013

Algerian President Bouteflika called for a mechanism to protect Sahrawi rights and monitor human rights violations in the Moroccan-controlled territory Wednesday (Courtesy of Defence Web)
06:01 GMT

Morocco recalled its ambassador to Algeria Wednesday following Algerian president Bouteflika's comments that human rights violations in the Morocco annexed territory of Western Sahara need to be monitored "now more than ever."