- Algeria: 8 convicted in vast, high-level oil corruption case Updated: Feb-03-16 5:21 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - An Algerian court has fined German and Italian companies and convicted eight people of corruption or related crimes in a vast trial into wrongdoing around state-run oil giant Sonatrach.
- New Algerian law punishes violence against women Updated: Feb-02-16 2:07 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria - A new Algerian law came into effect this week punishing violence against women and sexual harassment, in a victory for feminist groups that had fought for years for the legislation.
- Algeria raises alarm over Moroccans crossing toward Libya Updated: Jan-23-16 1:15 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's government is raising the alarm over what it describes as a large influx of Moroccans crossing its territory to reach Libya.
- Algerian army arrests 7 armed Libyans near porous border Updated: Jan-12-16 3:34 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria - The Algerian Defense Ministry says the army has arrested seven armed Libyans in an ambush in the southeast, near the Libyan border and not far from the deadly 2013 attack on a gas installation.