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Population: 40.6 mn.
GDP: $159.05 bn.
Debt: $5.46 bn.

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Squeezing Le Para

The Algerian security services' relaxed approach to the growing United States' military presence in the Sahel reflects their concern at the number of arms in circulation, especiall...

Desert shadows

Reports of an ambush at the end of January somewhere between 'north of Tamanrasset' in southern Algeria and northern Mali point to the complex and lethal war games under way across...

Split parties, stout leaders

President Bouteflika looks vulnerable ahead of the elections as politicians fall out

The elite is at war again, this time with each other. At stake in the power-struggle, a particularly vicious and unprincipled one even by Algeria's standards, is incumbent Presiden...

Boom to bust

The collapse of Abdelmoumen Rafik Khalifa's El Khalifa Group (EKG) has seen investors mobbing banks in search of their savings, French intelligence leaks about power brokers' roles...

Minister in peril

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika basks in the glow of an unprecedented visit from French President Jacques Chirac, welcomed as a hero on 2-4 March after his standoff with the United ...

Bouteflika digs in

The President is pleased with the polls but hasn't yet won the war

Islamist violence and Kabyle protests continue, while Algerian militants feature large in the United States' 'war against terrorism'. Yet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika can feel mo...

Fixing it up

The Islamist vote at the legislative elections on 30 May will show whether President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has really transformed Algerian politics. Until the last minute, many elec...

Algeria's growing military machine

Algeria's progress against the Islamist underground was confirmed by the killing last month of Antar Zouabri, the leader of the Groupe Islamique Armé. This was a coup for th...


In a watershed vote on 15 January, the French parliament declared 19 March a day of commemoration of the victims of the Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian independence struggles. Pres...

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