Algeria

Afroinsider News from Algeria, north Africa.

Algeria in north Africa covers 2,381,741 sq km. Around 90 percent of the nation is desert. Algeria is an authoritarian regime. Its economy is largely based on hydrocarbons.

It has the second largest reserves of oil in the African continent. Algeria has the largest defense budget in Africa. It is the largest country in Africa.

Sovereignty

Algeria (Arabic: الجزائر‎‎ al-Jazā’ir; Berber: ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ, Dzayer; French: Algérie), officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

Its capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the country’s far north. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa.

Borders

Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the west by Morocco, to the southwest by the Western Saharan territory, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea.

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Saudi King Receives Mystery Letter From Algeria Leader

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday received a message from Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Saudi Press...

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Algeria – 12 Years After In Terrorist Strongholds, Extremist Surrenders

Algeria- An armed Algerian extremist left terrorist strongholds and surrendered to local military authorities after spending 12 years...

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Egypt – Al-sisi Discusses Libyan Crisis With African Ministers

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi received on Wednesday Bichara Issa Djadallah, the Chadian defence minister. The meeting discussed military...

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Algerian Pilots Suspended For Allowing Ten Years Old Fly Passengers

Two pilots of Air Algerie have been suspended for allowing a 10-year-old orphaned boy to control a domestic...

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Algerian Prime Minister Refutes Racist Comments By His Country Men Against Sub-Saharan African Migrants

Rabat - Abdel Tebboune, the Prime Minister of Algeria has denied racism by his countrymen against Sub-Saharan African...

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Is Algeria Tomorrow’s Battleground For Islamic State And Al-Qaeda?

ALGIERS – In a new blow for the Islamic State (IS) group in Algeria, the Ministry of Defence last...

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Faces of Algerian female election candidates to be displayed after order

The run-up to Algeria’s legislative election has taken a new turn after the national election body ordered political...

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Afro Basketball – Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia set to battle for two FIBA AfroBasket 2017 places

ALGIERS (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - Three North African national teams on Thursday will begin a battle for two...

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Algerian Foreign minister declares support for Syria’s Assad

The Algerian foreign minister has announced his country’s support for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in the face of...

Importation Of Food Products: Prices Declining

The import prices by the Algeria of food and food products, for the vast majority, dropped in the...