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Kasserine Pass: America's Most Humiliating Defeat of World War II.

Michael Peck Security, Africa It all went very wrong. Beware a Desert Fox when he's cornered. It was North Africa, in the winter of 1943, and American soldiers were feeling cocky as they prepared for their first ground battle against the Germans in World War II. So far, it hadn't been a bad war for the U.S. Army. The GIs ...

- The National Interest - US

Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Program on Tourism Statistics.

In the framework of the technical assistance that the World Tourism Organization provides to Member States, especially in their development of sound statistical systems, the People's Democrati

- eTurboNews - US

News24.com | Morocco urges UN to end Polisario 'provocation'.

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has asked the UN to take urgent measures to end "provocation" by the Algeria-backed Polisario Front threatening the ceasefire in the disputed Western Sahara.

- News24.com - ZA

Woman accused of stabbing man during fight in Algiers: NOPD.

Belinda Myers got into a verbal altercation with a 29-year-old man around 1:13 p.m. in the 6100 block of Tullis Drive, according to NOPD.

- Times-Picayune - US

Spain: Syrian migrants arrive from Algeria via Ceuta.

- ANSA - IT

Italian minister in Algiers, 'same approach on Libya'.

Constant cooperation with Italy on regional issues - Messahel

- ANSA - IT

Novelty isn't enough for Emmanuel Macron and Martin Schulz.

The two politicians have caused excitement - but so far, neither has had to articulate a programme.  Emmanuel Macron's rally in London last night was overshadowed by polling that showed him slipping back slightly as he reaped the consequences of his excessive candour on the matter of France's rule in Algeria.  Third with ...

- New Statesman - UK

Algeria to attract 49 offers to build new refineries.

Algeria to attract 49 offers to build new refineries...

- MENAFN - JO

News24.com | Algeria reacts to new Bouteflika health scare.

Speculation has mounted over Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health and political future after acute bronchitis forced the 79-year-old to postpone a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

- News24.com - ZA

Man accused of shooting security guard in face, hand at Algiers daiquiri shop: NOPD.

Police said they later identified Marcell Dwayne Ledet, 30, as a suspect.

- Times-Picayune - US

Bald eagles spotted near Skelly Rupp Stadium in Algiers.

Residents say this is the fourth year the eagles were sighted in the area

- Times-Picayune - US

Merkel postpones Algeria visit as Bouteflika battles bronchitis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called off a visit to Algeria on Monday "at the last minute" because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was suffering acute bronchitis, the two countries announced.

- France24 - FR

News24.com | North African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libya

The presidents of Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia will hold a summit soon to try to find ways to reconcile neighbouring Libya's rival political factions and stem the country's chaos, diplomats say

- News24.com - ZA

The Algerian dream of traveling to Europe

Berlin is under pressure to deport refugees from so-called "safe countries of origin" back to their homelands. But a country like Algeria has other challenges to overcome before it takes back its people.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Merkel's Algeria visit called off as Bouteflika falls ill

Chancellor Merkel's visit to Algeria has been called off because President Bouteflika is too sick to meet. The two-day trip was part of an effort to stem migration from North Africa in an election year in Germany.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Merkel visits Algiers in bid to curb Africa migrant flow

Merkel, who last week hosted Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, is hoping for partnerships with Maghreb countries and Egypt to prevent a new wave of migrants making the dangerous sea crossing to the EU

- Daily Monitor - UG

Merkel's Algeria visit canceled because president falls ill

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called off a trip to Algeria at the last minute because long-ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is too sick to meet her.

- The Daily Star - LB

News24.com | Merkel scraps Algiers trip 'at last minute' due to Bouteflika health

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called off a visit to Algeria "at the last minute" because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was suffering acute bronchitis, the two countries have announced.

- News24.com - ZA

Merkel visits Algiers in bid to curb Africa migrant flow

ALGIERS, Algeria, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Algeria from Monday to press efforts to get North African countries to reduce the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean into Europe. Merkel, who last week hosted Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, is hoping for partnerships with Maghreb countries and Egypt to ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Merkel's visit to Algeria postponed, Bouteflika unwell

According to Algerian president's office

- ANSA - IT

Merkel visits Algiers in bid to curb Africa migrant flow

ALGIERS, Feb 20 — German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Algeria from today to press efforts to get North African countries to reduce the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean into Europe. Merkel, who last week hosted Tunisian Prime...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Merkel's trip to Algeria called off due to president's illness

Update: Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Algiers was called off on Monday because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was "temporarily unavailable" due to "acute bronchitis", his office said.

- The Local - INT

Merkel Visits Algeria for Talks on Terrorism, Migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria as she seeks to enlist North African countries in Germany's efforts against Islamic extremism and illegal migration.

- Breitbart - US

North African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libya

TUNIS " Top North African diplomats are meeting to find ways to reconcile Libya's rival political factions.The foreign ministers of Egypt and Tunisia along with Algeria's African and Arab affairs minister met Sunday and Monday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Merkel visits Algeria for talks on terrorism, migration

ALGIERS, Algeria " German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria as she seeks to enlist North African countries in Germany's efforts against Islamic extremism and illegal migration.She's expected to meet ailing President...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

French presidential hopeful Macron apologises for controversial comments on colonialism

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron attempted on Saturday to end the controversy triggered by his comments condemning France's colonial past in Algeria.

- France24 - FR

French presidential hopeful apologises for controversial comments on colonialism

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron attempted on Saturday to end the controversy triggered by his comments condemning France's colonial past in Algeria.

- France24 - FR

France's Macron seeks to end controversy over Algeria comments

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron attempted on Saturday to end the controversy triggered by his comments condemning France's colonial past in Algeria.

- The Daily Star - LB

Algeria kills 14 suspected militants in ongoing crackdown

Algeria said Friday that its security forces have killed 14 suspected militants in an ongoing operation in one of the country's last strongholds of militant Islamists. According to a defence ministry statement, nine were killed on Friday and five others on Wednesday around Bouira, 100km east of the capital, ...

- Albawaba - UK

Tunisia-Algeria-Egypt summit on Libya in Tunis 1/3

Initiative for diplomatic solution to crisis

- ANSA - IT

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