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News Algeria History: Pro-Israel arts group protested to French culture ministry about her appointment

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Pro-Israel arts group protested to French culture ministry about her appointment
News source: https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/artist-zineb-sedira-palestine-row

I grew up in the shadow of the Algerian memory, its struggle for independence. I felt honoured at receiving the news to represent France at the Venice biennale 2021. I recognised it as a major shift ...

News Algeria History: Algerian court upholds 15-year sentence for Bouteflika's brother

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Algerian court upholds 15-year sentence for Bouteflika's brother
News source: https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/algeria-court-upholds-15-year-sentence-bouteflikas-brother

Algerian demonstrators had boycotted the election in the lowest turnout in the country's history, arguing that the election was a charade to keep the country’s ruling elite in power.

News Algeria History: Two crew killed in Algeria fighter jet crash

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Two crew killed in Algeria fighter jet crash
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/two-crew-killed-algeria-fighter-jet-crash-081130114.html

An Algerian fighter jet has crashed on a night training exercise in the east of the North African country killing both of its crew, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The plane "crashed... in an unpopulated area near the village of Ain Zitoun in Oum El Bouaghi district", the ministry said.

News Algeria History: French-Algerian artist rejects BDS after boycotting Israel

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
French-Algerian artist rejects BDS after boycotting Israel
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/French-Algerian-artist-rejects-BDS-after-boycotting-Israel-616108

According to the Guggenheim organization online profile of Sedira, her "multiple identities as a French-born Algerian living in England inform her serene, often haunting, photographs and video ...

News Algeria History: Artist Zineb Sedira, Whose Astute Video Installations Explore National Identity, Will Represent France at the 2021 Venice Biennale

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Artist Zineb Sedira, Whose Astute Video Installations Explore National Identity, Will Represent France at the 2021 Venice Biennale
News source: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/zineb-sedira-venice-biennale-1762659

She is known for her serene, profound work that explores hefty questions about identity, memory, geography, colonialism, and oral history. Combining the personal and the political, her work draws on ...

News Algeria History: Algeria fighter jet crashes during night training exercise, 2 killed

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Algeria fighter jet crashes during night training exercise, 2 killed
News source: https://www.oneindia.com/international/algeria-fighter-jet-crashes-during-night-training-exercise-2-killed-3022710.html

63 Canadians; Prez warns against 'speculation' In April 2018, an Ilyushin Il-76 heavy transport aircraft crashed south of Algiers with the loss of all 257 people on board, most of them military ...

News Algeria History: Tebboune announces three days of mourning in Algeria after sudden death of army chief

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Tebboune announces three days of mourning in Algeria after sudden death of army chief
News source: http://www.rfi.fr/en/africa/20191223-algerias-chief-army-dead-president-tebboune-announces-three-days-mourning

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria announced three days of mourning on Monday following the death of army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah. The 79-year-old died at home from a heart attack less than a w…

News Algeria History: Africa: A History of French Interference in Africa

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Africa: A History of French Interference in Africa
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201909290001.html

According to Wikipedia, from 1681 to 1975 the French at different times ruled the continent with huge possessions, which included the following territories: French North Africa - Algeria ...

News Algeria History: Algerian Oscar submission ‘Papicha’ faces censorship challenge

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Algerian Oscar submission ‘Papicha’ faces censorship challenge
News source: https://www.screendaily.com/news/algerian-oscar-submission-papicha-faces-censorship-challenge/5143254.article

The only Algerian submission to win best foreign-language film in the history of the Academy Awards is Greek-French director Costa Gavras’s Algiers-shot political thriller Z in 1969.

News Algeria History: Farwell ceremony for Algerian Ambassador in Damascus

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Farwell ceremony for Algerian Ambassador in Damascus
News source: https://sana.sy/en/?p=175082

Damascus, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Monday held a Farwell ceremony for Algerian Ambassador in ... of the two countries throughout history. Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister ...

News Algeria History: Around 1 million square feet of sea ice melted in July as the globe experienced its hottest month in history

Published on: Friday 16 August 2019
Around 1 million square feet of sea ice melted in July as the globe experienced its hottest month in history
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/one-million-square-feet-ice-melted-july-hottest-month-history-2019-8

New data confirmed that July 2019 was the hottest month in history, and Arctic and Antarctic sea ice were at their lowest levels for July.

News Algeria History: A malaria elimination catch up- Algeria leads the way

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
A malaria elimination catch up- Algeria leads the way
News source: http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bugbitten/2019/08/09/a-malaria-elimination-catch-up-algeria-leads-the-way/

Africa, who is next? Despite Algeria’s turbulent history of civil wars, the country joins the malaria-free list as the third country from Africa, after Mauritius in 1973 and Morocco in 2010. Before ...

News Algeria History: Algeria: The Cure for Algeria's Football Ills

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Algeria: The Cure for Algeria's Football Ills
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907250530.html?src=rss

It became evident during Belmadi's home debut against Benin that a miserable chapter of Algerian football history had been definitively shut, with exciting times ahead. A respectable turnout at ...

News Algeria History: Algeria has dominated in the Africa Cup soccer tournament. The French far right has a problem with that.

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Algeria has dominated in the Africa Cup soccer tournament. The French far right has a problem with that.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/07/19/algeria-has-dominated-africa-cup-soccer-tournament-french-far-right-has-problem-with-that/

Zinedine Zidane — perhaps France’s most famous soccer player in recent history — was born to Algerian immigrants in Marseille. A majority of France’s winning World Cup team last year were immigrants — ...

News Algeria History: Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion after beating Senegal

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion after beating Senegal
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/19/football/afcon-2019-final-senegal-algeria-spt-intl/index.html

(CNN)Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal 1-0 thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal. After going behind, Senegal ...

News Algeria History: Algeria can 'write history' against Nigeria

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
Algeria can 'write history' against Nigeria
News source: https://www.beinsports.com/au/afcon-2019/news/algeria-can-write-history-against-nigeria/1241801

Belmadi has reminded his players it will take their very best to lift the trophy in Egypt. The Fennec Foxes have been the standout side in the tournament, avoiding a single defeat in five matches and ...

News Algeria History: 'We want to write our own history', says Algeria coach

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
'We want to write our own history', says Algeria coach
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/want-write-own-history-says-algeria-coach-113631669--sow.html

Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi said his players are "two very difficult steps" away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. The Desert Foxes are through to the last four of the tournament for the first time since 2010 and have looked

News Algeria History: Afcon final: 5,000 Algerian fans to arrive in Cairo despite fractious history with Egypt

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Afcon final: 5,000 Algerian fans to arrive in Cairo despite fractious history with Egypt
News source: https://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/afcon-final-5-000-algerian-fans-to-arrive-in-cairo-despite-fractious-history-with-egypt-1.887398

Officials privately express sigh of relief Algeria are facing Senegal - and not tournament hosts - in Friday's summit clash The planes have been readied, visas issued and, by Friday afternoon, at ...