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Algeria

 

 

Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country located in North Africa. In terms of land area, it is the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea, the second largest on the African continent after Sudan, and the eleventh-largest country in the world.

Algeria is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea. Its size is almost 2,400,000 square kilometres (930,000 sq mi), and it has an estimated population of about 35,700,000 as of January 2010. The capital of Algeria is Algiers. Read More

Articles About Algeria

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers July 24, 2014.  An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation officia
Air Algerie Found in “Disintegrated State” w/o Survivors

By IBTimes AU

Air Algerie is found but unfortunately in “disintegrated state” that has left no surviving passengers - French President Francoise Hollande (2:55 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EGYPT, UKRAINE, NIGERIA, MALI, CAMEROON

The sister-in-law of Lebanese passenger Randa Daher reacts as she holds her mobile phone displaying a picture of Randa and one of her children at her home in the southern Lebanese village of Srifa July 24, 2014. According to local media, Randa and her chi
Missing Air Algerie AH5017 Update: Wreckage ‘Found in Mali’; Plane Crashed After ‘Changing Course’ due to ‘Powerful Sandstorm’- Details

By IBTimes AU

After the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and crash of MH17, another aviation tragedy has left the world mourning. On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Air Algerie plane went missing few minutes after its take off from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, MALI, NIGER

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers July 24, 2014.  An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation officia
End of Times Signs: 3 Aviation Accidents in 1 Wk, 500 Total Deaths; Air Algerie AH5017 Latest

By IBTimes AU

Has the world reached the purging stage as precursor to the prophesied end of times? In just a span of seven days, some 500 lives were lost from around the world due to three aviation accidents, the latest of which is the Air Algerie flight AH5017. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, UKRAINE

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Another Missing Jet: Air Algeria Disappears With 116 on Board

By IBTimes AU

The global aviation industry has yet to recover from the twin blows caused by the mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 on March 8 and the bombing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, another major air disaster looms as reports said a... (Jul 24)

Maria Sharapova of Russia blows a kiss after defeating Samantha Murray of Britain in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 24, 2014.           REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Maria Sharapova Poised To Surpass Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on Facebook

By IBTimes AU

Sports diva Maria Sharapova is in position to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the most popular tennis player on Facebook after reaching the 14 million like barrier few days ago. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, MEXICO, NEW YORK, CRICKET

Germany's Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring their second goal during extra time in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Algeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre
German Muslim Footballer Özil Denies Donating Money to Gaza, Gives Money to Sick Children in Brazil

By IBTimes AU

Contrary to a rumour, Mesut Özil – a practising Muslim – is not going to donate money to Gaza. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, FACEBOOK, ARGENTINA

Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France takes part in a men's exhibition pole vaulting competition with the Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris June 28, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)
French Police Stops Terrorists’ Plot to Blow-up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

By IBTimes AU

French police on Thursday said it had intercepted a terrorists' plot to blow-up the famous romantic monument Eiffel Tower, the Louvre as well as a nuclear plant in France last summer. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, M&A, LAWYER

Germany's Thomas Mueller (C) celebrates
World Cup QF Live Stream: Germany vs. France - Preview, Live Score, Radio Streaming and Stats

By IBTimes AU

Bad blood just won't go away for Germany and France. On Friday at 12:00 midnight East (2:00 a.m Sydney Time), these two football juggernauts will duke it out on the pitch of for a spot in the semifinal of the 2014 World Cup at Estadio de Maracana. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, JAPAN, NIGERIA

Algeria's Sofiane Feghouli is consoled by teammate Djamel Mesbah
Algeria Owns $9M World Cup Winnings; Gaza Donation 'Likely False'

By IBTimes AU

Algeria national football team has gained more attention after the historical World Cup campaign, following reports the team is going to donate its $9 million winnings to Gaza. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, TWITTER

Brazil's Neymar Celebrates Their Win Against Cameroon After Their 2014 World Cup Group A Soccer Match at the Brasilia National Stadium in Brasilia
FIFA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Schedule and Round of 16 Complete Results

By IBTimes AU

The round of 16 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has been concluded and only eight teams remain to battle it out in the quarterfinals. At this point, It's an even toss-up between the Americas and Europe with four representatives each. (Jul 02)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ARGENTINA, MEXICO, NIGERIA