More than 1 000 Algerian passengers are stranded at Istanbul airport because of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Algeria's state prosecutor has requested four years in prison for Karim Tabbou, a key figure of anti-government protests, and the verdict has been set for March 11.
Algerian authorities have announced the country's first case of the novel coronavirus, in an Italian citizen who arrived in the country on February 17.
Algeria this weekend marks a year since the birth of an unprecedented protest movement known as "Hirak" - one that quickly forced an ailing president from power and is now looking to maintain momentum.
Algeria's president HAS pardoned almost 6 300 prisoners, but scores detained as part of an anti-government protest movement will not benefit from the move, a support group says.
Baton-wielding police have broken up a protest in Algiers, cracking down on demonstrators vowing to keep up the anti-regime movement that has rocked Algeria for nearly a year.
Newly-elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune formed his government on Thursday, two weeks after he took office following a controversial election, his spokesman said.
Algeria's richest man Issad Rebrab has walked free on time served after a court sentenced him to six months for tax, banking and customs offences.
Algeria's newly elected President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has chaired a rare meeting of the country's top security body to discuss contingency plans for a threatened Turkish military intervention in neighbouring Libya.
The coronavirus pandemic has done what the Algerian regime had failed to achieve for more than a year - clear the streets of massive anti-government protests.
Algeria has registered its first death from the novel coronavirus, the health ministry has announced, as schools were closed for three weeks.
The son of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been acquitted in a high-profile corruption case in which a prominent businessman was sentenced to prison, the national radio reports.
An Algerian prosecutor is seeking a year's prison sentence for Fodil Boumala, a leading figure in the country's protest movement, an advocacy group said Monday.
An Algerian military court on Sunday started hearing an appeal against the 15-year jail term for the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was brought down amid anti-regime protests last year.
Foreign ministers of states neighbouring Libya are set to meet in Algiers as part of international efforts to reach a political settlement to the country's conflict, the foreign ministry has announced.
The head of Libya's internationally recognised government has met the Algerian president during an official visit to discuss the heightened tensions in his country.
Algeria released on Thursday well-known independence war veteran Lakhdar Bouregaa, who was detained last June for allegedly insulting the army, one of his lawyers told AFP.
Algeria's richest man Issad Rebrab, who heads its biggest privately-owned conglomerate Cevital, has gone on trial accused of tax, banking and customs offences.
Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in as the new president of protest-hit Algeria on Thursday, a week after winning a widely boycotted election.
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