Sahara hostage speaks of relief

Sahara hostage speaks of relief BBC, 2 november 2008 One of the two Austrians held hostage eight months by Islamist militants in the Sahara desert has spoken of...

If we’re careful, Al Qaeda may self-destruct

If we’re careful, Al Qaeda may self-destruct By Rich Barlow | December 13, 2008 Source John McCain called « the war on terror » one of the « the transcendent issues »...

Algeria abolishes presidential term limits

Algeria abolishes presidential term limits By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU, AP, 12 november 2008 ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s parliament overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments that abolish presidential term limits,...

Dismay at Algeria constitution vote

Dismay at Algeria constitution vote BBC, 13 november 2008 Algerian newspapers say Wednesday’s vote in parliament to approve constitutional changes allowing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a...

Floods in Ghardaia

Floods in Ghardaia Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) , Date: 16 Oct 2008 The International Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is...

Algerian president announces constitutional change

Algerian president announces constitutional change 30 october 2008 ALGIER (AFP) — Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Wednesday that limited changes would be made to the country’s constitution...

Algeria president warns over oil price fall

Algeria president warns over oil price fall Reuters, Mon 13 Oct 2008, 9:56 GMT ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said in a newspaper report on Monday...

Algeria to renegotiate new energy projects

Algeria to renegotiate new energy projects Reuters, Oct 12, 2008 2:35pm EDT ALGIERS, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Algeria will renegotiate energy projects currently being developed with foreigners to...