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26 Aug 2021
The two North African countries have been at loggerheads for decades, mainly over the disputed Western Sahara region. Algeria said its neighbor had committed "hostile actions," while Morocco refuted those claims.
12 Aug 2021
At least 42 people, including 25 soldiers, have reportedly died as large-scale wildfires broke out in Tizi Ouzou province, east of the country’s capital, Algiers, as seen on Tuesday. The fires engulfed both forests and residential areas, while firefighters were battling the blazes with water cannons. Some local volunteers assisted them in tackling the fire.
13 Jul 2021
He has described himself as "accidentally Algerian". Karim Aïnouz was born and raised in Brazil, but his father hails from the mountains of Kabylia, in Algeria. In early 2019, the filmmaker travelled to the region for the very first time, a trip that he documents in his latest film "Mariner of the Mountains".
5 Jul 2021
For the first time in Algerian football history, four female match officials were appointed to referee in a match held on Saturday between ES Ben Aknoun and RC Kouba in Algiers. The referee committee of the Algerian Football Association appointed four female officials to run the 22nd and last round of the Ligue 2.
14 Jun 2021
Algeria's legislative election on Saturday is shaping up to be a missed opportunity for democratic change. Some observers say an "Algerian Summer" of discontent is a real possibility.
18 Feb 2021
The Hirak movement, which ousted former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has been given a new breath of life after a year of coronavirus restrictions.
23 Dec 2020
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania's joint entry of couscous has earned a place on the UN agency's list of the world's Intangible Cultural Heritage. It has been hailed as an "example of international cooperation."
2 Nov 2020
Algerians are voting in a referendum that is meant to cement changes made possible after long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was forced to resign last year.
22 Sep 2020
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25 Mar 2020
Nigeria won her first Africa Cup of Nations in 1980. Segun Odegbami's first-half brace and Mudashiru Lawal's effort in the second-half powered Nigeria to a 3-0 victory past Algeria as they grabbed their first Afcon trophy 40 years ago. And later won the second in 1994 and the third in 2013 but were losing finalists in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 2000.
24 Dec 2019
Algerian citizens in the capital Algiers react to the death of General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, chief of Algeria's military for a record 15 years who became the country's de facto leader after longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in April.
15 Dec 2019
Algeria where the country's first ever presidential debate is being overshadowed by hundreds of thousands of protestors demanding the elections be scrapped. We also have the latest on the building collapse in Nairobi that has killed a handful of people, and we meet the nomadic Fulani people whose way of life is being threatened by climate change.

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