• Alireza Jahanbakhsh 2021-12-26 17:51

    Iran football team end 2021 on high

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team end the calendar year without suffering a single defeat.

  • Libya’s Haftar shuts down Algerian border in war ravaged country 2021-06-21 16:28

    Libya’s Haftar shuts down Algerian border in war ravaged country

    Forces loyal to Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar have closed the country’s border with Algeria on Sunday.

  • Rouhani 2020-07-05 18:44

    Rouhani felicitates Algerian counterpart on Independence Day

    TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday forwarded a congratulatory cable to his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune as well as Algerian government and nation on the country's Independence Day.

  • Algeria 2020-04-08 14:53

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria, one year after the fall of Bouteflika

    Algeria is marking the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of the longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was forced to resign following the outbreak of massive popular uprising, calling for fundamental political change.  

  • Ex- Algerian FM Ramtane Lamamra 2020-03-15 12:23

    By Hana Saada

    Ex- Algerian FM Ramtane Lamamra eyed as next UN Libya Envoy, replacing Salame

    ALGERIA - Consultations have been taking place between United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and U.N. Security Council members about appointing former Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra as the body’s new Libya envoy, diplomats said on Wednesday.

  • Algeria 2020-03-14 11:48

    By Hana Saada 

    Take an in-depth look at Algeria’s New Republic 

    ALGERIA - In February, 22nd 2019, millions of Algerians have taken to the streets in cities nationwide as well as abroad, shattering the wall of fear of silence, demanding the departure of the-then President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who proceeded to run for a fifth presidential term despite his poor health. This announcement sparked anger among Algerian citizens, giving birth to a massive grassroots movement in several cities, the biggest outpouring of dissent seen in Algeria for decades in 1988 due to social despair, which surprised the international community and observers of Algerian politics due to its peaceful nature.

  • 41st anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution victory commemorated in Algeria 2020-02-24 11:59

    By Hana Saada

    41st anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution victory commemorated in Algeria

    ALGERIA - A reception ceremony was held, on Wednesday in Algiers, by Iran’s Embassy to Algeria so as to celebrate the 41st victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Algeria's powerful Army Chief Major- General Ahmed Gaid Salah 2019-12-28 08:45

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria mourns its man of honour Gaid Salah, Army Chief of Stuff

    ALGERIA - Algeria mourns one of its defenders and great men. Algeria's powerful Army Chief Major- General Ahmed Gaid Salah, one of the last veterans of the 1954-62 independence war against the French colonization, passed away, on Monday, of a heart attack, announced the Algerian presidency of the Republic in a statement.

  • Abdelmadjid Tebboune 2019-12-21 10:48

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria swears in its new president Tebboune

    ALGERIA - Algeria swore in its new president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, on Thursday, a week after the holding of the decisive presidential election.

  • Iran- Algeria 2019-12-17 12:05

    By Hana Saada

    Iran eyes strong ties with Algeria under new president Tebboune

    ALGERIA - The Iranian Foreign Ministry expressed congratulations on the successful holding of the crucial presidential election in Algeria, voicing hope that the newly-elected president would chart a new era for the Iranian-Algerian deeply-rooted ties.

  • Abdelmadjid Tebboune 2019-12-14 10:35

    By Hana Saada

    Ex-PM Tebboune wins race to succeed deposed Bouteflika 

    ALGERIA - After two decades of Abdelaziz Bouteflika rule, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former prime minister, has been elected Algeria’s new president, after a crucial vote the authorities hope will serve as a way-out to the political deadlock the Algerian nation has been going through since the outbreak of the fierce pro-democracy popular protests in February, toppling his long-time predecessor Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

  • Former leaders Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal were both given lengthy jail terms on Tuesday [Reuters] 2019-12-11 10:54

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria’s landmark televised trial: Court convicts, imprisons 2 ex-PMs, ministers, tycoons for corruption

    ALGERIA - For the second time since Algeria’s pro-democracy mass protests, following the first trial with long prison terms handed to former spy chiefs, leftist political party SG, and the brother of the ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, over charges of plotting against the state and undermining the army, senior political officials and oligarchs, including two former Algerian prime ministers, went on live trial on groundbreaking corruption charges in the most high-profile act of transparency and accountability.

  • Algeria 2019-12-02 13:16

    By Hana Saada

    "No to foreign interference": Algerians dissipating disaccord in face of European Parliament’s resolution

    ALGERIA - Algeria, "free and sovereign "in its decisions, accepts no interference or diktat and submits to no bargaining whoever the parties," this is how responded Algeria’s lieutenant general, chief of Staff of the People's National Army, to the non-binding resolution, adopted by the European Parliament, on Thursday, November 28, 2019 on the so-called the grim reality of human rights in Algeria, calling on the North African country to put an end to the criminalization of dissent, arbitrary arrests, and violations of minority rights.

  • Algeria 2019-10-11 13:43

    By Hana Saada

    “This is an attack on national sovereignty”: Algeria warns French MP Mathilde Panot 

    ALGERIA - Algerian Foreign Minister reacted to the controversy over the participation of the French MP Mathilde Panot at the popular movement in Algeria.

  • Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaïd Salah 2019-10-06 12:14

    By Hana Saada

    Algeria Army lambasts EU interference in country’s affairs, vows to flout external dictates 

    Algeria’s People’s National Army’s Chief of Staff, Deputy Minister of National Defense, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaïd Salah responded to the statements by the president of the European Parliament's subcommittee on human rights, saying that what was happening in Algeria was a strictly internal affair.

  • 2019 Algerian protests 2019-09-16 11:56

    By Hanaa Saada

    Algeria’s political impasse: What is next?

    ALGERIA - Seven months after a wave of protests began in Algeria; people are still pilling onto the streets of the Algerian capital “Algiers” and other cities nationwide every Friday, reiterating their main demands: the departure of the regime and its symbols and the application of Articles 7 and 8 of the Constitution stating that the constituent power belongs to the people.

  • Media 2019-04-27 10:16

    By Alan Macleod 

    Dictator: Media code for ‘Government we don’t like’

    FAIR - Let’s start with a quiz: Quick! Name some dictators! I’m willing to bet most of you responded with just a few of the same names: Assad, Putin, Castro, Kim Jong-un, Gaddafi, Maduro. This is not because they are the only dictators in the world (far from it), or that all of them even necessarily qualify for the title, but precisely because these are the figures most constantly labeled as such by our media.