|Algeria: Two Terrorists Eliminated By Army in Tlemcen|
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Two terrorists were killed by the combined forces of the People's National Army (ANP) Tuesday, at 9:00 pm, in the commune of Ouled Riah, in the sub-province of Hennaya (Tlemcen, 450 km west of Algiers), said, Wednesday the National Defence ministry in a (...)
Algeria: 7th Diwan Festival - Aziz Sahmaoui Gives Show in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Harmonious musical intermingling, particularly stirring, made up of Moroccan popular music, gnawi, rock as well as jazz and African arrangements was presented Wednesday evening by the Moroccan group "Aziz Sahmaoui & University Of Gnawa" in the open air theatre (...)
Algeria: Air Algerie Tape 'Unintelligible'
[Deutsche Welle]Recordings from a jet that crashed July 24 in Mali have proved unintelligible. The lack of black box data deprives investigators of clues as to what sent the plane into a plunge that killed all 116 people on board.
Egypt: Egypt Offers Condolences Over Algeria Quake Victims
[Egypt Online]Egypt has offered condolences to the government and people of Algeria over the victims of the earthquake that rocked Algiers and neighboring states leaving a number of dead and injured people, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Badr Abdel Atti said on (...)
Algeria: Quake Hits Algerian Capital
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Algiers -A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Algerian capital and suburban regions on Friday, the Algerian Center for Astrophysics and Geophysics said.
News24.com | Algerian capital hit by 5.5 quake
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit southeast of the Algerian capital, shaking building and sending panicked families rushing in the streets in Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials say.
Algeria: Crashed Plane Turned Back, Radar Shows
[RFI]France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday. Radar images show the plane turning back when it ran into bad weather.
Algeria: Identification of Air Algérie Victims Begins
[Cameroon Tribune]Investigators have begun combing the site and wreckage of Air Algérie's Flight AH 5017 that crashed in Gossi in northern Mali on July 24, 2014, killing all 118 people aboard; almost half of them French. Meanwhile, the plane's two black boxes or data flight recorders have been (...)
Algeria: France Mourns Algeria Crash Victims
[RFI]French flags flew at half-mast on Monday to mourn the 118 victims of the Air Algérie airplane tragedy. The black boxes from the crash will be handed over to the French authorities today.
Algeria's Sonatrach replaces CEO
Algeria's state energy company Sonatrach has replaced its chief Abdelhamid Zerguine with vice president for production Said Sahnoun. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 28/07/2014
Algeria: Air AlgÃ©rie Crash Bodies to Be Taken to France
[RFI]All the bodies of passengers on Air Algérie flight AH5017 are to be brought to France, President François Hollande announced after meeting families of the 54 French victims on Saturday. Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré met families of Burkinabé families in (...)
Mali: Touaregs Seek Secular and Democratic Multi-Ethnic State
[IPS]Lekorne -The government of Mali and Touareg rebels representing Azawad, a territory in northern Mali which declared unilateral independence in 2012 after a Touareg rebellion drove out the Malian army, resumed peace talks in Algiers last week, intended to end decades of (...)
Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali
The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say. French troops based in the region are on their way to secure the site, about 50km (30 miles) from the border with Burkina Faso, French officials (...)
Algerian Plane Vanishes From The Radar With 116 on Board
An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline’s operator said Thursday. Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursday. It was supposed to arrive at Algiers’ (...)
[Malawi Voice] 24/07/2014
Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Crashed in Mali, Airport Official Says
ALGIERS, Algeria — Authorities say a flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers. A French Ministry of Defense official recently announced that the Air Algerie jet crashed in Mali, and that two (...)