Emmanuel Macron “regrets” the “misunderstandings” with Algeria after his remarks on the “politico-military system”

The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, during the visit of his Colombian counterpart, Ivan Duque, on November 3, 2021 at the Elysee Palace. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP Emmanuel Macron sends a signal of appeasement on the side of Algiers. After weeks of escalations and tensions with Algeria, the President of the Republic … Read more

the risk of an escalation between Morocco and Algeria

An Algerian soldier patrols along the border with Morocco near the Moroccan city of Oujda on November 3, 2021. FADEL SENNA / AFP The incident testifies to the critical turn taken by an Algerian-Moroccan crisis which threatens every day more the strategic balance in the Western Maghreb. Algiers promised on Wednesday 3 November that the … Read more

In Algeria, the strategy of suffocating Hirak hardens

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Anti-government protesters carry a poster of imprisoned activists in Algiers on May 7, 2021. RYAD KRAMDI / … Read more

In Algeria, a journalist for the daily “Liberté” leaves prison

A rally calling for the release of Rabah Karèche in front of the headquarters of the daily “Liberté”, in Algiers, on April 25, 2021. – / AFP Algerian journalist Rabah Karèche, from the daily Freedom, imprisoned since April, released from detention on Tuesday, October 19, after serving a six-month sentence in Tamanrasset prison for broadcasting … Read more

“It is urgent to rebuild the bilateral relationship between France and Algeria”

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Passers-by look at abandoned demonstrators’ shoes near a department store during the peaceful demonstration organized in Paris … Read more

Algeria: RAJ, flagship NGO of the pro-democracy movement, dissolved by justice

In a statement published at the end of September, the Rassemblement actions jeunesse (RAJ) rejected the accusations of the Algerian authorities, based “essentially on the public activities of the association during the Hirak”. RYAD KRAMDI / AFP Rassemblement actions jeunesse (RAJ), a major Algerian civil society organization, was sanctioned by the Algiers administrative court for … Read more

Algeria: the Fennecs are elusive – football

Very broad winner of Niger (6-1), Friday, the team of Algeria remains untouchable on its continent. The reigning African champion continued with a thirtieth consecutive game without losing. A fairly exceptional series that has been left to last? Algeria has not lost for three years. To see the score, one might think that Algeria has … Read more

In Algeria, a Hirak figure criticizes Emmanuel Macron’s words

Karim Tabbou (center), one of the Hirak figures, is greeted by the crowd on his release from prison on July 2, 2020, near the town of Tipasa, 70 kilometers west of Algiers. RYAD KRAMDI / AFP Karim Tabbou, a figure in the Hirak protest movement in Algeria, strongly criticized Tuesday, October 5, the words of … Read more

Macron calls for “appeasement” with Algeria after his badly perceived words

French President Emmanuel Macron on September 20, 2021 in Paris. GONZALO FUENTES / AP Trying to bring down the tensions. The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, declared on Tuesday, October 5, to wish “An appeasement” on the memorial subject between France and Algeria, and said to have “Really cordial” with his Algerian counterpart, … Read more