Tag Archive | "Algerian"

6,000 Algerian soldiers stationed on Tunisian border.

Friday, May 17, 2013

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Algerian has had it’s Islamist uprising from 1991 to 2002 and may have claimed up to 150,000 lives. So authorities are not to keen on an Arab Spring like revolution in oil and gas rich Algeria. bertb news feed

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Algerian President Bouteflika suffers mini-stroke

Sunday, April 28, 2013

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He was taken to Paris for examination. That stay in a Paris hospital might be more damaging to his health than the TIA. bertb news feed

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Spain arrests Algerian, Moroccan with suspected Qaeda links

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Interior ministry says two have ‘similar profile’ to suspects in Boston bombings, though judicial official says they have no proven ties to US attacks. WT news feed

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Algerian military storms gas site, fatalities reported. (Euronews video)

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Much confusion surrounds an apparent attempt by the Algerian armed forces to storm the gas complex where many Western workers had been taken hostage by Islamist fighters. WT news feed

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Algerian commandoes release 600 hostages – General – 17/01/2013.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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“…local press reported that the military operation resulted in the killing of 34 hostages and 15 kidnappers and the release of four foreign hostages – two Scottish, a Kenyan and a French.” WT news feed

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Dozens held after Islamists attack Algerian gas field.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Islamist militants attacked a gas field in Algeria on Wednesday, claiming to have kidnapped up to 41 foreigners including seven Americans in a dawn raid in retaliation for France’s intervention in Mali, according to regional media reports. WT news feed

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Euro-Bound Algerian Gas Pipeline Faces Unsure Future

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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“…..Europe’s efforts to expand their reach to North African gas reserves could take a hit in the coming months as the fate of a long-delayed pipeline project was pushed back once again, leading some to conclude it is dead in the water…” WT news feed

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Algerian diplomat tipped to replace Annan.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

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Annan nominated Brahimi as the UN Special Representative for Afghanistan and Iraq in 2001, a post he held until June 2004, where he resigned in disgust. WT news feed

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London 2012 Olympics: Algerian gold medal prospect Taoufik Makhloufi thrown out of Games for not trying.

Monday, August 6, 2012

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Algerian middle-distance runner Taoufik Makhloufi, one of the favourites for the 1500 metres, has been thrown out of London 2012 after dropping out of his 800m heat, apparently because he was forced to run it against his will. WT news feed

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US hails Algerian election despite suspicions

Saturday, May 12, 2012

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The party that has ruled Algeria since independence 50 years ago won comfortably and the Islamists are losing ground. Algeria’s main Islamist group in the polls — the Green Algeria alliance — charged the polls to elect a new national assembly were fraudulent. bertb news feed

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