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News Algeria: Algeria Marks One-year Anniversary of Anti-government Protests

Published on: Saturday 15 February 2020
Algeria Marks One-year Anniversary of Anti-government Protests
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/algeria-marks-one-year-anniversary-anti-government-protests

Algeria is marking the one-year anniversary this week of its massive popular uprising pretty much the way it started — with more street protests and a sense that demands for fundamental political change remain unmet.   The political landscape has shifted dramatically. Ailing octogenarian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika — whose quest for yet another term in office triggered the so-called Hirak protest movement — is out.

News Algeria: Algeria looking to open its tourism doors to the world

Published on: Sunday 16 February 2020
Algeria looking to open its tourism doors to the world
News source: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/travel-hospitality/440174-algeria-looking-to-open-its-tourism-doors-to-the-world

Algeria is set to launch a new visa system 'in the coming weeks' as it looks to double the number of tourists by 2025 A short flight from Europe, there’s a country that just about offers it all but ...

News Algeria: Algeria plans to develop bond, stock markets to ease financial pressure

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Algeria plans to develop bond, stock markets to ease financial pressure
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/algeria-plans-develop-bond-stock-170617825.html

Algeria plans to issue sukuk, or Islamic bonds, and develop its small stock exchange as the oil reliant economy seeks to diversify funding sources, according to a government document reviewed by Reuters. The planned steps are part of wider reforms aimed at coping with financial pressure caused by a

News Algeria: Department agrees deal on livestock exports to Algeria

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Department agrees deal on livestock exports to Algeria
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/agribusiness-and-food/department-agrees-deal-on-livestock-exports-to-algeria-1.4159385

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has secured expanded market access for Irish livestock exports to Algeria and said it was a potential market for young Irish bulls. Because of the ...

News Algeria: Algeria Captures Man Planning Suicide Attack: Defense Ministry

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Algeria Captures Man Planning Suicide Attack: Defense Ministry
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/01/31/world/africa/30reuters-algeria-protests-security.html

Algeria's army has captured a man planning a suicide attack targeting peaceful anti-government protest marches in the capital, the defense ministry said on Thursday.

News Algeria: Visiting Turkey leader: Algeria key in region's stability

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
Visiting Turkey leader: Algeria key in region's stability
News source: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/world/article/Visiting-Turkey-leader-Algeria-key-in-region-s-15005506.php

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, greeted to a fanfare arrival Sunday in Algiers, said the North African nation is "important for the stability of the region," an apparent bow to Algerian ...

News Algeria: France must reckon with its dark history in Algeria. It’s not too late.

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
France must reckon with its dark history in Algeria. It’s not too late.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/01/29/france-must-reckon-with-its-dark-history-algeria-its-not-too-late/

France was directly and deeply involved in despicable acts in Algeria, with no third-party persecutors to hide behind. The French first invaded the country in 1830. By the time the new colony was ...

News Algeria: Algeria to host six African foreign ministers on Libya conflict

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Algeria to host six African foreign ministers on Libya conflict
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/01/algeria-host-african-foreign-ministers-libya-conflict-200122154359602.html

Algeria will host foreign affairs ministers from six northern and sub-Saharan African countries on Thursday to discuss the conflict in Libya. The Algiers meeting of ministers from Egypt, Tunisia, ...

News Algeria: Libya's Neighbours Meet in Algeria Seeking Stronger Truce

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
Libya's Neighbours Meet in Algeria Seeking Stronger Truce
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/01/23/world/africa/23reuters-libya-security-algeria.html

Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum told visiting envoys from other countries neighbouring Libya on Thursday that he hoped their meeting would strengthen a fragile truce in the country and help avert more foreign influence there.

News Algeria: Ready or not, Algeria ranks number one for adventure travel destination

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Ready or not, Algeria ranks number one for adventure travel destination
News source: https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/algeria-tourism-backpacking-travel-destination

A team of tourism experts have ranked Algeria as the world’s best potential adventure travel destination for the next decade, but Algerians say the country is not ready to be a top tourist destination ...

News Algeria: Algeria to host foreign ministers on Libya crisis

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Algeria to host foreign ministers on Libya crisis
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/algeria-host-foreign-ministers-libya-151455531.html

Algeria will on Thursday host foreign affairs ministers from countries bordering Libya to discuss the conflict there, the foreign ministry said in a statement. Ministers from Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Chad, Mali and Niger will visit Algiers a week after a summit in Berlin aimed at shoring up a ceasefire

News Algeria: Twelve dead after buses collide in Algeria

Published on: Sunday 19 January 2020
Twelve dead after buses collide in Algeria
News source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/north-africa/2020/01/19/Twelve-dead-after-buses-collide-in-Algeria.html

Twelve people were killed and another 46 injured when two buses collided early Sunday in Algeria’s northeast, emergency services said, in the latest tragedy of its kind in the North African country.

News Algeria: Algeria named 2020's best country for backpacking

Published on: Saturday 18 January 2020
Algeria named 2020's best country for backpacking
News source: https://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2020/01/19/algeria-named-2020s-best-country-for-backpacking.html

Ruins of the Roman-Berber city of Timgad, Algeria, which has been recognized as a UNESCO heritage site. (Shutterstock/Leonid Andronov) Algeria in North Africa was recently named this year's "best ...

News Algeria: Italian premier arrives in Algeria to discuss Libya

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Italian premier arrives in Algeria to discuss Libya
News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/italian-premier-arrives-in-algeria-to-discuss-libya/1704844

Italy’s prime minister on Thursday arrived in Algeria to discuss latest developments in the ongoing Libya crisis with the Algerian leadership. The Algerian state television reported that Giuseppe ...

News Algeria: Can Algeria overcome its long-lasting political crisis?

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Can Algeria overcome its long-lasting political crisis?
News source: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2020/01/15/can-algeria-overcome-its-long-lasting-political-crisis/

Algeria’s political crisis, which began when President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s cronies announced on February 10, 2019 that he would run for a fifth term in office, has entered its 48th week. What do the protesters want?

News Algeria: Morocco's king and Algeria's generals: The standoff continues

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Morocco's king and Algeria's generals: The standoff continues
News source: https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/mohammed-vi-and-algerias-generals-standoff-continues

Changes within Algeria's military may spell trouble for the Moroccan regime as it struggles to counter the Polisario Front Said Chengriha, 74, was appointed interim chief of staff of the Algerian army ...

News Algeria: Weatherwatch: the surprisingly varied climate in Algeria

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Weatherwatch: the surprisingly varied climate in Algeria
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/jan/13/weatherwatch-the-surprisingly-varied-climate-in-algeria

The Mediterranean coast, Altas Mountains and the Sahara all have very different weather conditions ...

News Algeria: Libya's Sarraj and Turkey FM in Algeria visits

Published on: Monday 06 January 2020
Libya's Sarraj and Turkey FM in Algeria visits
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/libyas-sarraj-turkey-foreign-minister-visit-algeria-talks-153450318.html

The head of Libya's UN-recognised government visited Algeria on Monday to discuss the heightened tensions in his country, ahead of a visit by the Turkish foreign minister whose country has sent troops. Since a 2011 NATO-backed uprising that killed longstanding dictator Moamer Kadhafi, Libya has