AIN DEFLA, Algeria Algerian soldiers fired high-calibre rounds into a scrubby hillside of the Ain Defla mountains last week, part of an operation against the persistent threat of Islamist militants after they launched a fresh attack last month. | Video
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's first appearance since being hospitalised in Germany with COVID-19 in October was intended to reassure a country where big political decisions are long overdue.
ALGIERS, Dec 1 Algeria's energy minister said he
was optimistic about reaching a consensus to extend an output
deal a day after an OPEC+ meeting was cancelled, adding that
maintaining the consultations showed the willingness to reach a
deal, Abdelmadjid Attar told state radio.
ALGIERS Fewer than one in four Algerian voters took part in Sunday's constitutional referendum, officials said, despite government efforts to encourage high turnout as part of a strategy to turn the page on last year's political unrest.
ALGIERS Algeria's leaders see Sunday's referendum on a new constitution as a key part of their strategy to move beyond last year's popular unrest, but few people in the streets seem enthused by the vote, and the opposition movement rejects it as a sham.
ALGIERS A vote on a new constitution in Algeria in November marks a turning point for a country that has been rocked by huge protests and political upheaval and which is now struggling to move on from the tumult.
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ALGIERS, July 21 Algeria expects its oil and gas
revenue to fall to $23 billion this year from $33 billion in
2019, energy minister Abdelmadjid Attar told state radio on
ALGIERS Algeria faces one of the biggest fiscal crises of any oil producer as a result of slumping energy prices, but after major political protests last year the government is trying to avoid big spending cuts that could stoke more dissent.
ALGIERS/DUBAI Some OPEC ministers had a conference call on Tuesday to discuss the oil price rout and possible extra measures to support the market but it took place without the core Gulf nations, highlighting a growing split inside the organisation.