Posts Tagged ‘algeria’

Perpetrator of brutal 2014 Paris robbery and rape arrested in Algeria

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Algeria: Eleven Africans Convicted of Spying for Israel

One Liberian with Lebanese nationality and ten Africans have been convicted in an Algerian court on charges of spying for Israel, the Anadolu Agency news service has reported. According to the report, the Algerian court sentenced a “Liberian national of Lebanese origin” to death and another seven African nationals from Guinea and Mali to 10 […]

Peugeot has to procure 30% of parts for Algeria from Iran

“According to the signed contract, 30% of the parts necessary for production should be sourced from Iran,” said Mohammad Reza Najafi-Manesh, a member of the presiding board of Iranian Auto Parts Manufacturers Association. He said Iranian auto parts manufacturers will attend Equip Auto Algeria International Trade Fair for spare parts, equipment, services and maintenance for […]

Desert town in Algeria is covered in snow for the second time this year (PHOTOS)

     Locals were stunned to see snow on the sand dunes in the Sahara Desert yesterday – after it snowed in a small Algerian town for the second time this year. Following a 37-year spell of no snow which ended in December 2016, Ain Sefra in the country’s northwest, has seen snow no less than […]

Navy Commander: Iran to send fleets of warships to Italy, Spain, Algeria

FNA- Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced the country’s plans to dispatch flotillas of warships to Italy, Spain and Algeria. “The Italian fleets of warships have made several visits to Bandar Abbas (a Southern port city in Iran) so far and we have friendly relations with the Italian Navy now and […]

Zohra Drif’s Algeria memoir shows how occupation leads to terrible violence

At first, Zohra Drif’s act of placing a bomb on September 30, 1956 in the Milk Bar in Algiers, a place frequented by French civilians, looks like a clear violation of the laws of war. A closer look at the specific historical circumstances may qualify that judgment — and also expose the hypocrisy of some […]

Zohra Drif’s memoir of Algeria’s fight for freedom is stunning

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter By Zohra Drif. With an introduction by Lakhdar Brahimi. Translated from the French by Andrew G. Farrand. Just World Books, $29.95, ebook $27.95. Anyone who has seen the classic film “The Battle of Algiers” will remember the mesmerizing segment in which three Algerian women […]

Between our life and our mother Algeria, we chose our mother: Excerpt from ‘Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter’

In November 1954, freedom fighters in Algeria, which had long been occupied by the French, launched a war of liberation against their occupiers. Two of those happiest to hear this news were Zohra Drif and her close friend Samia Lakhdari, both of them young Algerian students at the (French) Faculty of Law in the capital, […]

Kicked out of Qatar, Hamas leaders eye move to Algeria

Gaza Amid Qatar crisis, Hamas lays groundwork for official presence in Algeria Al-Monitor 28 July by Adnan Abu Amer — Hamas and Algeria are in talks about accommodating Hamas leaders as well as opening a new office in the sympathetic North African country — Hamas’ foreign relations chief Osama Hamdan told Al-Monitor, “We have visited Algeria […]

Franc’s Marine Le Pen Says French ‘Colonization Gave A Lot’ To Algeria

Marine Le Pen Thinks Colonisation Was A Good Thing ‘Colonisation gave a lot.’Far-right leader Marine Le Pen thinks French colonisation of Algeria was a “good” thing… Posted by Middle East Eye on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 In an interview with French television channel BFM last week, presidential candidate Marine Le Pen stirred controversy […]

Labour MPs references Hitler comments, Ken Livingstone suspension

     Ken Livingstone claims embittered Blairite Labour MPs pushed for his suspension after comments he made about Hitler and Zionism, and said party leader Jeremy Corbyn had no say whatsoever in the move. Speaking at the Oxford Union on Wednesday, Livingstone maintained the comments, which saw him chased and harangued by a Blairite MP, were […]

The Turkish “Hitler”?

  May 21, 2016 by Uncle Vania translated by Vox Populi Evo On May 22nd, Turkey will have a new Prime Minister instead of the current leader of the Cabinet of Ministers — Ahmet Davutoglu. On May 5, 2016 he was forced to resign his post as a head of the ruling Justice and Development […]

The Turkish “Hitler”?

  May 21, 2016 by Uncle Vania translated by Vox Populi Evo On May 22nd, Turkey will have a new Prime Minister instead of the current leader of the Cabinet of Ministers — Ahmet Davutoglu. On May 5, 2016 he was forced to resign his post as a head of the ruling Justice and Development […]

The Turkish “Hitler”?

  May 21, 2016 by Uncle Vania translated by Vox Populi Evo On May 22nd, Turkey will have a new Prime Minister instead of the current leader of the Cabinet of Ministers — Ahmet Davutoglu. On May 5, 2016 he was forced to resign his post as a head of the ruling Justice and Development […]

Trump ‘doing job of Daesh’, says London mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned that Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for US president, is “doing the job” of extremist groups like Daesh (ISIL) through his “ignorant” and “divisive” views on Islam. Khan, a Muslim, and Trump have been engaged in a war of words over the White House hopeful’s proposal that all […]

Brazil’s acting president used to be US intel informant – WikiLeaks

According to the whistleblowing website, Temer communicated with the US embassy in Brazil via telegram, and such content would be classified as “sensitive” and “for official use only.”  READ MORE: ‘Coup & farce’: Brazil’s Rousseff vows to fight impeachment with all legal means Two cables were released, dated January 11, 2006 and June 21, 2006. One shows a […]

Lawyers say Assange needs urgent medical care

Attorneys Thomas Olsson and Per Samuelsson said Assange is suffering from shoulder pain and is in need of urgent dental care, Sweden’s TT news agency reported. UK & Sweden ‘undermining UN’ over Assange detention – letter The lawyers say the WikiLeaks founder cannot receive adequate medical attention at the embassy, where he has been living […]

Iran defense minister says Emad missile ‘conventional’

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the recently test-fired precision-guided long-range Emad missile is a conventional armament. “We consider defense as our inalienable and recognized right and will continue to design, manufacture and put into operation any necessary conventional weapons and equipment in order to defend the country,” Dehqan said on Wednesday. Dehqan’s remarks came a […]

Libya’s NTC thinks Gaddafi hiding near Algeria

Joseph Logan and Sherine El MadanyReuters Sept 28, 2011 Libya’s new rulers said on Wednesday they believed fugitive ex-leader Muammar Gaddafi was being shielded by nomadic tribesmen in the desert near the Algerian border, while his followers fend off assaults on his hometown. Intense sniper and artillery fire from pro-Gaddafi fighters has so far prevented […]

Gaddafi family ‘flee to Algeria’

  BBC August 29, 2011 The wife and three children of fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have entered Algeria, the Algerian foreign ministry says. Algeria’s APS news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying that Col Gaddafi’s wife Safia, daughter Ayesha and sons Muhammad and Hannibal had crossed into Algeria early on Monday. The report […]

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