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Algeria-Watch: Articles 2001

2001 Benhadjar sets record straight on internecine GIA (Algeria interface, 27.12.01) Flooding and Muddied State-Society Relations (MER, 11.12.01) The Algerian Connection (Eat the State, November, 21, 2001) Terrorist...

Algeria-Watch: Articles 1997-2000

2000 The Algerian Tragedy Continues (Z magazine, December 2000) No end to killing as government turns blind eye (Algeria interface, 22.12.00) Algeria splashes out on arms (Algeria interface,...

Algeria-Watch: Articles 2004

2004 Families of Algeria’s « disappeared » search for truth (Reuters, 26.12.04) US-trained forces scour Sahara for terror links  (Boston Globe, 12.12.04) A pile-up of shameful contradictions (The Guardian, 24.11.04)...

Algeria’s Renewed Despair

In the Shadows of the Mafia Regime Algeria’s Renewed Despair by DAVID PORTER, Counterpunch, February 26, 2014 The official announcement on February 22nd that Abdelaziz Bouteflika will now...

Algeria-Watch: Articles 2003

2003 Crude politics (The Guardian, 17.11.03) Dr. S.-E Sidhoum has decided to leave clandestinity (Press release, 29.09.03) Algeria and terrorism – A complex web (IISS, 08.03) DRS, GIA...

Sonatrach: Algeria’s Energy Company, 50 Years Later

Sonatrach: Algeria’s Energy Company, 50 Years Later1 By Hocine Malti2 , December 25, 2013 In a few days, Sonatrach, the Algerian energy company, will celebrate its 50th anniversary....

General Toufik: Algeria’s God

General Toufik: Algeria’s God An Open Letter to Mohamed “Toufik” Mediène Hocine Malti, Algeria-Watch, 16 february 2013 Hocine Malti, former vice-CEO of Sonatrach (1972-1975), is the author of...

Why Algeria Didn’t Warn the U.S. About Its Hostage Raid

Why Algeria Didn’t Warn the U.S. About Its Hostage Raid Eli Lake, The daily Beast, January 18, 2013 http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/18/why-algeria-didn-t-warn-the-u-s-about-its-hostage-raid.html A messy hostage raid put Americans lives at risk—and...

The Algeria Powder Keg

The Algeria Powder Keg Bruce Riedel, The daily Beast, January 21, 2013 http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/21/the-algeria-powder-keg.html It has the largest army in Africa, a ruthless intelligence service, and a new Islamist...

Thoughts for Independent Algeria’s 50th Birthday

Thoughts for Independent Algeria’s 50th Birthday By David Porter, Saturday, June 23, 2012 http://www.zcommunications.org/thoughts-for-independent-algeria-s-50th-birthday-by-david-porter July 5, 2012 will mark Algeria’s 50th anniversary of national independence from 132 years...

Long Delays Tainting Terrorism Trials

Algeria: Long Delays Tainting Terrorism Trials Courts’ Refusal to Hear Key Witness Violates Due Process Human Rights Watch, June 18, 2012 (Beirut) – The Algerian authorities’ long delays...

Gordon Campbell on the arrest of Mourad Dhina

Gordon Campbell on the arrest of Mourad Dhina Thursday, 26 January 2012 ttp://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1201/S00135/gordon-campbell-on-the-arrest-of-mourad-dhina.htm Gordon Campbell on the arrest of Mourad Dhina, and France’s ongoing problems with the Arab...

Algeria police on alert after riots

Algeria police on alert after riots First protester’s death reported and football matches cancelled following fresh unrest in North African nation Yasmine Ryan, Al Jatzeera, 08 Jan 2011...

Guantanamo detainee sent home against his will

Guantanamo detainee sent home against his will AFP, 7 january 2011 WASHINGTON — US officials said Thursday an Algerian national who was held at Guantanamo and cleared of...

Algerians riot over rising price of food

Algerians riot over rising price of food By Roula Khalaf and Javier Blas in London Published: January 6 2011 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/bbdba3c8-19bf-11e0-b921-00144feab49a.html Rising food prices have provoked riots in Algeria,...