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Trial of former DG of National Security, former head of Algiers’ security adjourned

DZ Breaking 27 Sep 2021
ALGIERS- The Blida tribunal ruled, on Sunday, to adjourn the trial of ...

School year 2021-2022: Education Minister gives official kickoff from Abraz Mohamed elementary school in Algiers

DZ Breaking 22 Sep 2021
ALGIERS- Minister of National Education, Abdelhakim Belabed, gave, Tuesday, the official kick-off of the school year 2021-2022 from the elementary school “Abraz Mohamed” in the town of Mohammadia (Algiers) ... ....

Saadi Yacef, ‘Battle of Algiers’ Catalyst and Actor, Dies at 93

New York Times 21 Sep 2021
At the center of the Algerian effort to throw off French rule, he re-created that role in Gillo Pontecorvo’s searing 1966 movie, based on a book by Mr. Yacef ... .

Bouteflika given low-key funeral in Algiers

The Arab Weekly 20 Sep 2021
ALGIERS--Algeria on Sunday buried Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the North African country’s longest-serving president, at a cemetery for its independence heroes, but without the honours accorded to his predecessors ... of downtown Algiers, as bystanders filmed it with their mobile phones.
photo: AP / Fateh Guidoum
The convoy carrying the coffin of former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika drives on its way to the El Alia cemetery in Algiers, Sunday, Sept.19, 2021.

Algeria holds state funeral for ex-president Bouteflika

Anadolu Agency 19 Sep 2021
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, senior officials, and foreign diplomats attended the funeral in the capital Algiers. Bouteflika was buried in the El-Alia cemetery east of Algiers where his predecessors and leaders ...

Ex-Algerian president Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

Artesia Daily Press 18 Sep 2021
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who fought for independence from France, reconciled his conflict-ravaged nation and was then ousted amid pro-democracy protests in 2019 after two decades in power, has died at age 84, state television announced Friday ... Its capital, Algiers, was nicknamed “Moscow on the Med.” ... .

Saadi Yacef, Algerian independence fighter who starred in ‘Battle of Algiers,’ dies at 93

The Washington Post 16 Sep 2021
In the influential film, he played a guerrilla commander with a fictional name but based on his real-life role in the battle. He later served as a senator ... .

SUDAN/EGYPT/ALGERIA/ETHIOPIA : Foreign minister Lamamra dreams of GERD summit in Algiers

Africa Intelligence 15 Sep 2021
Algerian foreign minister Ramtane Lamamra has taken tentative steps to mediate between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan in their dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and is considering holding a summit Algiers ....

Algiers turns inward with the more personal ‘There Is No Year’

Columbus Alive 15 Sep 2021
For the first couple of weeks after the pandemic hit, Algiers singer Franklin James Fisher was distraught ... For each Algiers album, Fisher has adopted a different approach toward his lyrics, with the process playing a large part in shaping the themes for each respective album ... Algiers at the Basement.

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