Bouteflika is in full control: premier

2015-11-09 21:20

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is in full control of running Algeria, his premier says in response to doubts raised by prominent public figures.

Air Algerie plane with 119 passengers missing over Mali

2014-07-24 14:27

An Air Algerie plane with around 120 people on board including French and Spanish nationals has gone during a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers.

Algeria's Bouteflika in rehab

2013-06-11 20:48

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was flown to France 46 days ago after suffering a mini-stroke, is undergoing a period of "functional" rehabilitation in a Paris hospital.

Hostage crisis - 37 foreigners killed

2013-01-21 16:51

Thirty-seven foreigners of eight different nationalities were killed during the hostage crisis at an Algerian gas plant that was overrun by Islamist gunmen.

Algerian leader appoints new PM

2012-09-04 13:36

Algeria's president has named Abdelmalek Sellal as the country’s new prime minister, ending some political uncertainty almost four months after parliamentary elections.


Algeria vows 'relentless' pursuit of killers of ambushed troops

2015-07-22 08:52

Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has pledged a 'relentless' hunt for the killers of at least nine soldiers caught in an ambush claimed by al-Qaeda's North Africa branch.

PM quits to run Bouteflika poll campaign

2014-03-13 13:43

Algerian PM is set to resign to become campaign director for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the ageing independence leader who is running for re-election, a source says.

Algeria's unemployed demand oil jobs

2013-03-30 13:25

Protests by the unemployed in southern Algeria have risen the spectre of rising unrest in the country's sensitive oil regions, and are increasingly attracting the attention of al-Qaeda.

Algeria: Kidnappers threaten more attacks

2013-01-21 14:22

The Mulathameen Brigade that claimed the mass hostage-taking in Algeria has threatened to carry out more attacks unless Western powers ended what it called an assault on Muslims in Mali.

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