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News24.com | Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters.

Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has made a rare public appearance to encourage turn out in the country's local elections that have been marred by voter frustrations amid rising poverty.

- News24.com - ZA

Ruling parties keep majority in Algeria elections.

Algeria's ruling parties retained their majority in local elections, taking more than 50 percent of the vote, Interior Minister Noureddine Bedoui said Friday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Analysts, Leaders Say Returning IS Foreign Fighters Are Concern for N. Africa.

As the embattled Islamic State terror group has lost much of its territory and strength in Syria and Iraq, governments in North Africa fear many returning fighters from the Mideast battlegrounds could trigger instability in the region. "The region is threatened ... with the return of foreign fighters," Algeria Foreign ...

- Voice of America - US

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters.

Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika made a rare public appearance Thursday to encourage turn out in the country's local elections that have been marred by voter frustrations amid rising poverty

- The Daily Star - LB

Algerian SR5 rocket launchers spotted.

Algeria's National People's Army appears to have acquired Norinco SR5 multiple rocket launchers . The MENA Defense website published photographs on 19 November showing two SR5s on transporters that were purportedly part of a convoy carrying newly delivered systems in

- Jane’s - US

Spain Sends Migrant Arrivals to Unfinished Prison.

A surge in migration from Algeria to Spain has prompted Spain's interior ministry to summon Algeria's ambassador to explain the phenomenon. Hundreds of migrants began landing on the coasts of Murcia and Almeria last week, EUObserver reported.On Monday 464 immigrants arrived, mayor of Archidona, Mercedes Montero, told El ...

- Novinite - BG

Spain sends migrant arrivals to unfinished prison.

A surge in migration from Algeria to Spain has prompted Spain's interior ministry to summon Algeria's ambassador to explain the phenomenon. Hundreds of migrants began landing on the coasts of Murcia and Almeria last week. On Monday 464 immigrants arrived, mayor of Archidona, Mercedes Montero, told El Pais. The migrants were ...

- EU Observer - EU

Spain Placed Migrants in Jail.

Human rights organizations have warned that nearly 500 migrants, mostly from Algeria, were placed in a newly-formed prison in Spain, AFP reports. According to data from the authorities in Madrid, since last Thursday, 1000 people have "attacked" the Spanish coast with boats across the Mediterranean Sea. Half of them were ...

- Novinite - BG

EU boosts budget for education in emergencies.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

New Saudi ambassador to Lebanon arrived in Beirut.

Walid al-Yaaqoub, the new Saudi Arabian ambassador to Lebanon arrived Monday in Beirut and was welcomed at the Rafik Hariri International Airport by acting protocol director at the Lebanese Foreign Ministry Assaf Doumit and the ambassadors of Kuwait, the UAE, Egypt, Iraq, Oman, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Algeria and ...

- Ya Libnan - US

In Bolivia Began a Meeting of Countries - Exporters of Natural Gas.

From November 24, Bolivia will hold a fourth meeting of gas exporting countries that control 70 percent of global blue-fuel reserves, 40 percent of gas pipelines and 65 percent of global LNG trades, reports TASS. The Forum of Exporters of Gas is an international, intergovernmental organization established in 2008. Its ...

- Novinite - BG

Algeria plucks 286 boat migrants en route to Europe

Algeria's coast guard has picked up 286 illegal migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe by boat, the Defense Ministry has said.The migrants were detained ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Algeria stops almost 300 would-be migrants at sea

Algeria's coastguard has intercepted almost 300 Algerians off the North African nation's coast as they tried to reach Europe on several boats, the defense ministry said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Operation Torch, Algiers 1942, and the Making of U.S. Middle East Policy

On November 7, Robert Satloff and Eliot Cohen addressed a Policy Forum at The Washington Institute. Satloff is the Institute's executive director. Cohen is the Robert E. Osgood Professor at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and director of its Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies. ...

- The Washington Institute - US

"We Are Going to Burn You Alive!"

"They defend freedom of worship in the West in order to ban it in their homeland. They fight to build mosques in someone else's homeland whilst destroying churches and synagogues where they have power." — Kamel Abderrahmani, Arab journalist, Algeria.

- Hudson New York - US

Algeria: Surge in Deportations of Migrants

Expand Men deported from Algeria queuing after their arrival to Bamako, October 25, 2017.    © 2017 Bukary Dao/Le Républicain – Algerian authorities have been rounding up sub-Saharan Africans in and around Algiers and have deported more than 3,000 to Niger since August 25, 2017, without giving them an opportunity to ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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