Gulf Times - Algeria
Algerian protesters face crunch point as police prepare crackdown

Algerian protesters face crunch point as police prepare crackdown

Algeria's protest movement, which shook the country by ousting its veteran president in 2019, faces a critical test for its survival on Friday, with police poised to confront any who take to the streets.

Algerian journalist who covered protests handed 3 year jail term

Algerian journalist who covered protests handed 3 year jail term

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni received a three-year prison term Monday, a lawyer said, in a trial rights groups have called a test of press freedom in a country recently rocked by anti-government protests.

Bomb kills two Algerian soldiers in north

Bomb kills two Algerian soldiers in north

Two Algerian soldiers, including an officer, were killed when a bomb exploded during an army operation in the north of the country, the defence ministry said Sunday.

Algeria envoy lauds Amir for sending urgent medical aid

Algeria envoy lauds Amir for sending urgent medical aid

Algerian ambassador to Qatar Dr Mustafa Boutoura has lauded the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to provide urgent medical aid to his country ...

Amir, Algerian president hold 'constructive' talks

Amir, Algerian president hold 'constructive' talks

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani Tuesday said he held constructive talks with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune at El Mouradia presidential palace in Algiers.

Amir's three-nation tour to focus on joint interests and Arab issues

Amir's three-nation tour to focus on joint interests and Arab issues

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will start Sunday a tour of three Arab countries — Jordan, Tunisia and Algeria.

Amir to begin 3-nation tour Sunday

Amir to begin 3-nation tour Sunday

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will start Sunday official visits to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Tunisia and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.

Algeria frees prominent war veteran

Algeria frees prominent war veteran

Algeria released a prominent opposition activist on Thursday after freeing dozens of other people in recent days who were jailed during 10 months of mass protests.

Algeria names new prime minister

Algeria names new prime minister

Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Saturday named a university professor and former diplomat as prime minister as he builds a new government to handle political unrest and a looming economic challenge.

Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

The funeral of Algeria's powerful army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah got underway Wednesday as his remains arrived at the People's Palace, images broadcast by state TV showed.

Algeria's powerful army chief dies at pivotal point in political crisis

Algeria's powerful army chief dies at pivotal point in political crisis

Algeria's powerful army chief, who masterminded the state's response to mass protests this year, died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday

Ex-premier elected Algerian president; thousands march in protest

Ex-premier elected Algerian president; thousands march in protest

A former prime minister was elected Algeria's new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil