Tag: Algeria

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives to address members of his ruling party at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in an offensive to drive out Syrian Kurdish militiamen from a Syrian enclave will soon begin a siege of …

Turkey’s Erdogan Launches Africa Tour, Seeking China-Style Trade with Developing World

Increasingly isolated in Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Algeria Tuesday for a whirlwind five-day tour of Africa intended to boost his economy and raise the diplomatic profile of his country tarnished by an ongoing invasion of Syria and repeated failures to prevent terror attacks in urban tourist centers.


Gitmo Board Clears For Release Prisoner Who Still Poses Threat

President Barack Obama’s multi-agency Periodic Review Board (PRB) has approved an al Qaeda-linked Algerian prisoner for release from the U.S. military detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, conceding that the jihadist “presents some level of threat.”


Algerian Author: Islam Will Split European Society

A best selling Algerian author warns that the “refugee welcome” culture is “naive,” and that Islam will fracture European society. Algerian writer and best selling author Boualem Sansal paints a bleak vision of Europe’s future in his new work 2084: The

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Algerian-Belgian Dual Citizenship Man Jailed For Paris Attacks Links

Algerian authorities have jailed a man with dual Algerian and Belgian citizenship for links with the ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a court statement said on Saturday. The court in the Algerian city of Bejaia said 29-year-old Zahir


Algeria Raises Alert Level as ISIS Pushes Against Libyan Border

ISIS has rampaged all the way from inner Libya to the Algerian border, prompting the Algerian military to raise its alert level, moving tens of thousands of troops over the past few months to the thousand kilometers of desert it shares with Libya.

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California Man First American Killed in Ongoing Yemen Violence

Death tolls in Yemen continue to rise with a California man believed to be the first American killed in the current escalating violence between Iran-backed Shia Houthi militias and Sunni tribes supportive of Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, who

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World View: Countries Line up for and Against Saudi Intervention in Yemen

Puerto Rico bankruptcy may be imminent, potentially a ‘seminal event’; Israel releases tax revenue collections to Palestinian Authority; Mideast nations line up for and against Saudi airstrikes in Yemen; Mideast countries opposed to Saudi intervention in Yemen