February 23, 2014

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has ruled Algeria since 1999 and is seeking to be reelected. (AFP/File)
06:55 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run for a fourth term in an election in April, a government source said Saturday. Bouteflika suffered a stroke last year.

February 11, 2014

An Algerian military plane also crashed in the south of France in late 2012 (Courtesy of Press TV)
14:42 GMT

More than 100 people were killed Tuesday in a plane crash in eastern Algeria.

February 8, 2014

Amal Boushousha is bringing us something special this March.
08:28 GMT

Algerian artist filming a Syrian dialect drama on location in Abu Dhabi. How's that for mixing up the region?!

January 29, 2014

Rabat recalled its ambassador to Algiers late last year in response to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's criticism of Morocco's human rights record (Courtesy of Morocco World News)
10:36 GMT

Morocco's foreign ministry summoned Algeria's ambassador Tuesday regarding allegations from Algiers that Rabat has been expelling Syrian refugees.

January 26, 2014

Algeria's former Prime Minister Ali Benflis announced earlier last week that he will be running in April's election (Farouk Batiche/AFP)
07:20 GMT

Algeria's main Islamist party announced Saturday that they will boycott the country's upcoming elections.

January 23, 2014

Violence perpetrated by Islamists in Algeria is declining. (AFP/File)
14:09 GMT

The Algerian army killed four Islamists during an overnight raid on a militant base south of Algiers, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

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:
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