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The Three Internet Devices That Shook Up Algeria's Election

HuffPost Maghreb | Nejma Rondeleux | Posted 04.18.2014 | World

Thursday's presidential election in Algeria did not play out in the usual way. The Internet's sudden boom has changed the situation in the country and...

Police Break Up Protest Ahead Of Algeria Vote

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

ALGIERS, April 16 (Reuters) - Algerian police broke up a rare anti-government protest on Wednesday, a day before elections that look set to give Pre...

Algeria Sends Forces To Calm Ethnic Violence In Desert City

AP | KARIM KEBIR | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria has sent thousands of police officers to calm weeks of ethnic clashes in a southern desert city, and seven people ha...

Algeria: Canadian Led Bloody Siege

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

By Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A total of 37 foreign workers died at an Algerian desert gas plant and seven are still m...

7 Japanese Confirmed Dead In Algeria Hostage Crisis

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

TOKYO — Seven Japanese workers are confirmed to have died during a hostage crisis at an Algerian oil field and three others remain missing, Japa...

Algeria: 37 Foreigners Killed In Hostage Crisis, Canadians Among Attackers

AP | AOMAR OUALI and KARIM KEBIR | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The hostage-taking at a remote Algerian gas plant was carried out by 30 militants from across the northern swath of Africa an...

One American Dead In Algerian Hostage Crisis

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — One American worker at a natural gas complex in Algeria has been found dead, U.S. officials said Friday as the Obama administration...

Algeria Rescue Operation Ends, Death Toll Unclear

AP | AOMAR OUALI and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — Algerian helicopters and special forces stormed a gas plant in the stony plains of the Sahara on Thursday to wipe out Islamis...

U.S. Embassy In Algeria Warns Of Planned Protests

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The American embassies in Algeria and Tunisia warned of more protests Wednesday, following attacks by protesters in neighbori...