Daily Journal masthead
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with place: Algiers
  • Algeria: 63 of its citizens with Islamic State 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 1:47 pm

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's minister of religious affairs says only 63 of the country's citizens have joined the extremist Islamic State group, in stark contrast to its neighbors.

  • French president in Algeria discusses terrorism, economy 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 1:39 pm

    ALGIERS, Algeria - French President Francois Hollande made a seven-hour visit to Algeria on Monday for talks on security issues, calling the fight against terrorism a "common battle."

  • Algerians volunteer clean up historic Casbah amid neglect 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 10:06 am

    ALGIERS, Algeria - The white buildings of the Casbah spill down the steep hillside overlooking the curved Mediterranean bay of Algiers. Barbary pirates had their headquarters here in the 16th century, preying on European shipping and imprisoning many, including Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes.