Macron’s office: Algeria envoy returning to Paris, spat endsMarch 24, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Algeria’s ambassador to France, recalled home in February, will be returning to his post in the coming days, President Emmanuel Macron’s office said Friday in a sign that the latest diplomatic spat between the two countries has been resolved.
Algeria dissolves pro-democracy group amid wider crackdownFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian authorities on Thursday dissolved a decades-old pro-democracy group that participated in the peaceful protests which helped force the North African country’s long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika from office in 2019.
Amid crackdown on dissent, Tunisian leader turns on migrantsFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities on Thursday said they have arrested dozens of migrants near the Algerian border, two days after Tunisia's increasingly authoritarian leader claimed there's a plot to erase his country's identity by bringing in sub-Saharan Africans.
Algeria’s army chief on discreet 1st-ever visit to FranceJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Algeria’s powerful army chief is on a discreet but extraordinary official visit to Paris, the first by a top-ranked Algerian general since independence from France more than six decades ago.
Italy’s Meloni eyes boost in strong energy ties with AlgeriaJanuary 22, 2023 GMT
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni arrived Sunday in Algeria for a low-key two-day visit as the two nations look to build up a strategic partnership and Italy works to further wean itself off Russian energy with help from the gas-rich North African country.
Algerian journalist jailed and his media offices shut downDecember 30, 2022 GMT
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A prominent Algerian journalist is behind bars and the offices of his website and radio station were shut down based on accusations that they threaten state security, according to a defense lawyer.