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Algeria

Algeria

Population: 41.32 mn.
GDP: $170.37 bn.
Debt: $5.7 bn.

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A league of quarrelling neighbours

Algerian officials have headed off Egypt's attempts to postpone the Arab League summit planned for November but ructions continue

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry walked out of an Arab League ministerial meeting earlier this month upon learning that it would be chaired by Libyan foreign minister Najla M...

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Navigating through the fog of cold war

Only one national cause defines policy in Algiers and Rabat – and it isn't Ukraine

For Algeria and its ally, the Polisario Front, as for their bitter rival Morocco, a 'national cause' remains their main preoccupation. For Algeria it is independence of the Saharan...


Unmanned by drones

The vulnerability of expensive armour and military aircraft to Turkey's Bayraktar drones and cheap anti-tank missiles in the Ukraine conflict is causing a drastic rethink in the Al...


Living in limboland

The military-backed clean-up and stronger export earnings are unlikely to help the economy. Reform is promised but structural change is unlikely

President Abdelmajid Tebboune's government breathed a typically Algerian sigh of relief as more stable oil prices and the higher gas prices have infused the cash-strapped treasury ...


Deep State in plain sight

Le pouvoir had a reckoning with Islamism long before the Arab Spring and still dominates despite Hirak’s efforts at revolution

Algeria's 'Deep State' has never gone away. Popular unrest decided le pouvoir (the powers-that-be) in favour of overseeing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's removal and throwing his...


Spy chiefs on manoeuvres

Rival security agencies and factions are battling for influence in both Rabat and Algiers, feeding worsening regional tensions

The recent media reports suggesting Moroccan security services were using the Pegasus spyware by Israel's NSO – possibly with the financial support of the United Arab Emirate...


Cracking down on the Hirak

While Algeria's establishment seeks new legitimacy from Assemblée populaire nationale elections set for 12 June, opponents are coming under a wave of suppression and elite f...


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