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New leader named for Algerian Islamic Salvation Front

Algeria's outlawed Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) ... Algeria's outlawed Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) has elected Mourad Dhina, one if its Geneva-based leaders, ... The FIS, banned in Algeria since the year 1992, wants to create an Islamic state in that country. ...

18/05/2010 - 16:34 - comment 0

Algeria opposition leader discloses plan to end crisis

The head of Algeria's banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) on Thursday disclosed his plan for ending the 12-year crisis in the north African nation, c The head of Algeria's banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) on Thursday disclosed his plan for ending ...

18/05/2010 - 14:21 - comment 0

Algerian forces arrest second man in FIS leadership

 ‏second man in command in the outlawed Islamic Salvation Front Ali Bin Hajj, while he was h ... Islamic Salvation Front Ali Bin Hajj, while he was heading along with his three children to the district ... has been escorted by the police since July 2, when a house arrest, imposed on the front's top ...

18/05/2010 - 14:26 - comment 0

Algeria frees two jailed opposition leaders

Two leaders of Algeria's banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) party were released on Wednesday after being jailed for threatening state security more Two leaders of Algeria's banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) party were released on Wednesday ...

18/05/2010 - 14:34 - comment 0

Press: Two Killed in Northwestern Algeria

the military stepped in to prevent the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) from winning elections and setting up an Islamic state.  The armed wing of the FIS, the Islamic Salvation Army (AIS), received a blanket ... and told investigators that he recognized the assailants as members of the hardline Armed Islamic Group ...

19/05/2010 - 10:12 - comment 0

Press: 23 Killed in Algerian Violence

when the army prevented the now-outlawed Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) from taking power by calling off ... claimed more than 100,000 mainly civilian lives.  The armed wing of the FIS, the Islamic Salvation ... Twenty three people, including Islamic extremists ...

18/05/2010 - 19:43 - comment 0

Jailed Muslim Leader Makes New Offer to Help End Algeria Crisis

Salvation Front (FIS) has reiterated an offer to help in the search for a peaceful solution to the cou A jailed leader of Algeria's disbanded Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) has reiterated an offer to help ... by the FIS.  More than 100,000 lives have since been lost, many in violence blamed on Islamic ...

19/05/2010 - 10:05 - comment 0

Armed Group in Algeria Kills 10, Injures 9 Others

1992, when the army cancelled elections that the now outlawed Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) was certain ...

18/05/2010 - 17:50 - comment 0

Islamist leader goes free in Algeria under amnesty agreement

The deputy-chairman of a banned Algerian Islamic party, the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS), was released on Monday by Algerian authorities after almost The deputy-chairman of a banned Algerian Islamic party, the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS), was released on Monday ...

18/05/2010 - 12:49 - comment 0

Press: Suspected Islamic Militants Murder Six in Algeria

the army interrupted elections that the now outlawed Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) was certain to win.  ... stopped at a roadblock by suspected armed Islamic militants in the Aures mountains, said a local news Six people had their throats slit when they were stopped at a roadblock by suspected armed Islamic ...

18/05/2010 - 17:51 - comment 0