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Algeria: Conviction for Anti-Bias Blog

Human Rights Watch - 20 Aug 2018
(Beirut) Algeria's judiciary sentenced an Amazigh activist to a suspended one-year prison term on August 7, 2018 for a Facebook post criticizing government discrimination against a minority group, Human Rights Watch said today. In the 2014 social media ...
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Algeria's Bouteflika sacks two senior army generals: presidency

Reuters - 17 Aug 2018
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday dismissed two senior generals, the presidency said, a fresh upheaval in the OPEC oil producer's power structure ahead of a presidential election next year. A woman walks past ...
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Two children killed in Algeria grenade explosion

Eyewitness News - 19 Aug 2018
ALGIERS - Two children have been killed and four others wounded when a homemade grenade exploded in the Ahnif area east of the Algerian capital, the El Watan newspaper said Sunday. Armed groups had placed the improvised explosive there to delay ...
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Algeria president fires two top army generals

africanews - 19 Aug 2018
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday dismissed two senior generals, the presidency said, a fresh upheaval in the OPEC oil producer's power structure ahead of a presidential election next year. The generals, Said Bey and Lahbib Chentouf ...
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Algeria, Mauritania open first border crossing

The Punch - 19 Aug 2018
Algeria and Mauritania on Sunday opened a first ever border crossing between the two countries, Algerian media reported. Algeria's Interior Minister Noureddine Bedoui and his Mauritanian counterpart Ahmedou Ould Abdallah inaugurated the post near the ...
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Algeria's state oil firm gets new management, targets brain drain

Reuters - 13 Aug 2018
In 2017, Algeria was ranked 18th in a U.S. Energy Information Administration list by output. Empowering Kaddour to make far-reaching changes is part of efforts by Bouteflika, an army-backed former independence fighter in office since 1999, to overcome ...
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Algerian generals dismissed

defenceWeb - 20 Aug 2018
Algerian generals sacked Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika dismissed two senior generals, the presidency said, a fresh upheaval in the OPEC producer's power structure ahead of a presidential election next year. The generals, Said Bey and Lahbib ...
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Algerians go online to sell animals for Eid sacrifices

BBC News - 08 Aug 2018
Sheep traders in Algeria are using Facebook and a local online selling site to sell their livestock ahead of the Islamic Eid al-Adha festival. They are hopeful that e-commerce can spare them the risks that come with travelling to big cities to sell ...
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Factbox: What is Algeria doing to revive its energy sector?

Reuters - 13 Aug 2018
Another focus has been to boost shale gas reserves to offset rising domestic gas consumption eating into exports. Sonatrach has expressed hope that Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) will agree on cooperation in this area. Algeria sits on the third-largest reserves ...
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Gaza Reports: Two Palestinian Scientists Found Dead in Algeria

Haaretz - 23 Jul 2018
Two Palestinian scientists were found dead in an apartment in Algeria, reports in Gaza said on Sunday. The circumstances surrounding their deaths were unclear. The two, identified as Suliman al-Farra, 34, and Mohammed Albana, a 35-year-old physician, ...
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Algeria in talks with oil firms to set up trading venture

Reuters - 24 Jul 2018
LONDON/ALGIERS, July 24 (Reuters) - Sonatrach is in talks with oil majors and trading firms to start a trading joint venture after the Algerian state energy company reached a deal this year to buy its first overseas refinery, its chief executive told ...
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Algeria is tackling unemployment with their first coding school

TNW - 26 Jul 2018
Algeria is one of the largest countries in North Africa with a population of over 40 million. More than 70 percent of the country's population is under 30 but the country still has a higher unemployment rate than the average in MENA. On the other side ...

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