- Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies Updated: May-31-16 1:00 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria - The head of the independence movement in the Western Sahara, Mohamed Abdelaziz, died on Tuesday after a long illness, the Polisario Front said in a statement. He was in his late 60s.
- Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs Updated: May-24-16 9:33 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to crack down on long-rampant digital piracy.
- Algerian soldiers kill 7 Islamist extremists east of capital Updated: May-11-16 3:10 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algieran soldiers on a search operation have killed seven armed Islamist extremists in the province of Bouira, east of the capital Algiers.
- Independent Algerian paper faces closure threat Updated: May-04-16 9:09 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - Independent Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its ad revenue and challenged its pending sale in court.