‘5+5 Forum’ discusses relaunch of Med Union

‘5+5 Forum’ discusses relaunch of Med Union Senior officials from 10 countries meet in Cordoba to discuss relaunch of Mediterranean Union. Middle East Online, 21 avril 2009 CORDOBA...

Reconciliation – Amnesty

Reconciliation – Amnesty Families of Algeria’s disappeared say government compensation not enough (Herald Tribune, 02.10.06) National Reconciliation: The deadline is not to be extended now (EK, 10.09.06) Algerian...

Bouteflika and the Parody of Algerian Democracy

Bouteflika and the Parody of Algerian Democracy About.com, Thursday April 9, 2009 Algeria pretended to have a presidential election today. Two-term president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 72, in power since...

Bouteflika’s Triumph and Algeria’s Tragedy

Bouteflika’s Triumph and Algeria’s Tragedy Jacob Mundy, Merip, April 10, 2009 http://www.merip.org/mero/mero041009.html (Jacob Mundy is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of...

Introducing Algeria’s President-for-Life

Introducing Algeria’s President-for-Life Ahmed Aghrout and Yahia H. Zoubir, April 1, 2009, http://www.merip.org/mero/mero040109.html (Ahmed Aghrout is research fellow at the University of Salford in Great Britain. Yahia H....

Algeria’s security tied to political freedom

Algeria’s security tied to political freedom * Bouteflika hopes to use third term to end violence * Former rebels lack political voice * Bouteflika victory expected as reward...

Mauritania: US dirty tricks in the Sahara area

Mauritania: US dirty tricks in the Sahara area by Charlie Kimber, 20 August 2005 http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=7150 The fall last week of Mauritania’s leader, president Taya, emphasised how fragile the...

US targets Sahara ‘terrorist haven’

US targets Sahara ‘terrorist haven’ By Catherine Fellows,BBC, Mauritania, 8 August 2005 US airmen cross the air base in Bamako, Mali, during operation Flintlock 2005 Critics say the...