Demonstrators converged on Algiers in the thousands for a massive anti-government rally called to coincide with official celebrations of the anniversary of the war that won Algeria's independence from France.
Through a walking tour across the island of Manhattan, two historians shine a light on a great many connections that existed between the former Ottoman Empire and America.
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
Removing military control over Algeria's politics is a lengthy process that will not be ended by protests or elections.
Tunisians are going to choose the president among a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor in a runoff vote on Sunday.
The so-called Arab Spring was a movement that spread within Arab countries in the Middle East and Africa with the hope of democratic rule in the region, which still hasn’t recovered fully and there is much work to be done to achieve democracy.
Said Bouteflika, who is seen as the real power behind his brother Abdelaziz 's two-decade rule, was charged with "undermining the authority of the army" and "conspiring" to bring about regime change.
Eleven babies, 107 women and 28 staff were rescued in the blaze that killed the eight newborns in the maternity wing of a hospital in the city of Oued Souf.
Faced with a loss of leverage after elections or jail for opposing it, Algerians feel the country is not ready for elections.
Announcement of polls by interim President Abdelkader Bensalah comes after army chief General Ahmed Gaid Salah, seen as Algeria's strongman since the fall of former leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, insisted that polls be held by the end of 2019.
As protests enter their seventh month, Algerians continue to demonstrate for change, justice and accountability. Whether they will receive it is another question.
Algeria has been rocked by months of protests finds a moment of unity as the country wins the African Cup of Nations for the second time.
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