The spoils of peace undermining stability in Mali

Three months after the completion of a peace deal to end decades of conflict in northern Mali, stability remains an elusive dream undermined by tribal rivalries and internecine power struggles.

Algeria leader replaces powerful intelligence chief

 Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika has replaced his powerful intelligence chief, the presidency said on Sunday, in the latest move in a shake-up of the country`s security forces.

Militants attack Tunisian customs officers near Algerian border, one killed: Report

Islamist militant gunmen opened fire on a Tunisian customs team near the Algerian border, killing one customs agent and wounding three more, a security source said on Monday. 

`Africans slashed, Arabs thrashed` by migrant traffickers

Knife-wielding traffickers sealed migrants into the hull of a boat which sank off Libya, condemning them to drown after slashing or thrashing them depending on their ethnicity, according to survivor testimony reported on Friday.

Algeria vows 'relentless' hunt for killers of ambushed troops

Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has pledged a "relentless" hunt for the killers of at least nine soldiers caught in an ambush claimed by al-Qaeda's North Africa branch.

Islamic State video threatens Algeria, Spain

A new video purportedly by the Islamic State extremist group has warned Algerians "will pay a heavy price" for a crackdown against jihadis in the North African country, and it also threatens Spain.

22 dead in Arab-Berber unrest in Algeria: Media

At least 22 people have died in fighting between Berbers and Arabs in southern Algeria, the bloodiest toll in two years of frequent clashes between the communities, national news agency APS reported Wednesday.

At least 18 killed in Algerian ethnic clashes: Medical sources

At least 18 people have been killed in clashes between Arabs and Berbers in Algeria`s desert town of Ghrdaia, with several businesses burned down, medical sources and state media said on Wednesday.

PM Modi greets Algeria on their Independence Day
PM Modi greets Algeria on their Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the people of Algeria on their Independence Day.

President greets Algeria on Independence Day eve

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday greeted the government and people of Algeria on the eve of the country's Independence Day, reiterating India's commitment to enhancing bilateral relations between the two nations.

Algeria army kills 2 Islamists in ambush

Algerian troops have killed two armed Islamists in an ambush in Tizi Ouzou province, east of the capital, the defence ministry said Tuesday.

Libya jihadist group denies death of Qaeda-linked Belmokhtar

Libyan jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia denied on Tuesday that the Al-Qaeda-linked mastermind of a deadly 2013 siege at an Algerian gas plant had been killed in a US air strike.

Algeria gas plant jihadist Belmokhtar `killed in US strike`

 Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who allegedly masterminded the siege of an Algerian gas plant in which 38 hostages died, has been killed in a US air strike, Libya`s internationally recognised government said.

Libya says al Qaeda's ''uncatchable'' veteran militant killed in US strike

A veteran Islamist militant blamed for a deadly attack on an Algerian gas field and who ran smuggling routes across North Africa has been killed in a US air strike inside Libya, Libya`s government said on Sunday.

Algerian jihadist Belmokhtar killed in US strike: Libya`s recognised govt
Algerian jihadist Belmokhtar killed in US strike: Libya`s recognised govt

 Notorious Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has been killed in a US airstrike in Libya, the strife-torn country`s internationally recognised government said in a statement Sunday.

France deports father of Islamist gunman Merah to Algeria

France on Friday deported the Algerian father of an Islamist who gunned down French soldiers and Jewish children in a 2012 killing spree, police sources said.

Libya factions call for national unity government

 Libyan political factions called Thursday for the urgent formation of a national unity government in their war-torn country, wrapping up two days of talks in Algeria that UN sponsors called positive.

Siemens bags Rs 55 cr order from Algerian firm

Siemens Ltd Thursday said it has bagged an order worth about Rs 55 crore for supply of high voltage circuit breakers from an arm of the state-run Sonelgaz Group of Algeria.

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Algeria next week for Algiers Trade Fair

 Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit Algeria, the fourth-largest economy in the African continent, next week to discuss ways to boost trade and investment between the two countries.

Nirmala Sitharaman to lead business delegation to Algeria

FICCI with the support of ministry of commerce and industry, and Indian embassy in Algeria are organising the India Pavilion at the 48th Algiers International Trade Fair.