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Take a Ski Lift to Work... in Downtown Algiers

Posted 01.14.2015 | World

BY TRACY MORAN - OZY Africa may be moving forward, but it’s still stuck in traffic. Gridlock and choking pollution have city planners in megaciti...

Air Algerie Plane Disappears From Radar

AP | BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGO and SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major inter...

Has Syria's Famous Brocade Survived?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.09.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

It dawned on me that period piece attire worn in popular Arabic TV serials resembles the elaborate and beautiful brocade designs I used to see in the ...

Algiers Metro To Open After Three Decades On Hold

AP | AOMAR OUALI | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The Algerian capital, congested with cars and buses, is finally getting an underground subway system – three decades af...

At Least 18 Killed In Algeria Bomb Explosion, Suicide Attack

AP | AOMAR OUALI | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — A bomb explosion followed by a suicide attack outside a military academy in Algeria killed at least 18 officers in training F...

Algerian Exceptionalism and the Arab Spring

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.27.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

While mass protests and civil unrest were unprecedented in much of the rest of the region prior to January of this year, Algeria has had a long history of political upheaval.

Chinese Investment Provides A Makeover For Algeria

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — While still struggling with the aftermath of a decade-long Islamic insurgency, oil-rich yet impoverished Algeria is getting a...

Mighty Movie Podcast: The War Won and Lost -- Florent-Emilio Siri on Intimate Enemies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Director Florent-Emilio Sari definitely has a knack for playing the audience. He makes the most of his Moroccan locations, finding an eerie beauty in the barren landscape.

David Barsamian on the movie The Battle of Algiers

The Boulder Reporter | Boulder Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Algiers, Home News

[caption id="attachment_3988" align="alignleft" width="590" caption="Scene from the movie The Battle of Algiers"][/caption]The film The Battle ...

Algiers police fire on slum protest

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Algiers, Home News

Algerian protesters clash with police in a shantytown in the capital for second day....

CIA Man Accused of Rape Claimed to Be FBI Agent in Parking Row

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Stein

Warren's claim to be an FBI agent prompted a hotel manager to send a security video of the incident to the FBI, said two of the sources. FBI official...