Archiv: Algerien / Algeria

24.11.2022 - 10:51 [ Meta - ]

Meta’s Adversarial Threat Report, Third Quarter 2022

This quarterly threat report includes our findings about three networks we took down in the United States, China and Russia. The latter two we originally reported on September 27, 2022.

The US network — linked to individuals associated with the US military — operated across many internet services and focused on Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Somalia, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Yemen.

24.11.2022 - 10:41 [ ]

Meta links phony accounts to people ‘associated with the US military’

It marks a rare instance of the Silicon Valley-based company tying an influence campaign to the U.S. rather than a foreign nation.

Meta said that the people behind the operation “attempted to conceal their identities,” but the company’s investigation “found links to individuals associated with the US military.”

19.10.2022 - 05:43 [ Reuters ]

OPEC+ members endorse output cut after U.S. coercion accusation


Khalid bin Salman on Sunday said he was „astonished“ by claims his country was „standing with Russia in its war with Ukraine“.

„It is telling that these false accusations did not come from the Ukrainian government,“ he wrote on Twitter.

08.10.2022 - 16:36 [ ]

African Petroleum Producers Organization supports OPEC oil production cut

“It is a decision well taken,” said APPO secretary-general Dr Omar Farouk Ibrahim. “I believe it is the right thing to do to save the industry and also to ensure that there is stability for today and tomorrow.”

The decision by OPEC, which includes major oil producers Russia and Saudi Arabia, as well as African countries and APPO members Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Congo and Libya, saw the price of Brent crude oil rise 1.5% to more than $93 a barrel.

14.05.2021 - 19:29 [ France24 ]

Sixty years on, Algerian desert region still struggles with effects of French nuclear tests

In February 1960, France carried out its first nuclear test in the Algerian desert, codenamed „Blue Jerboa“. Three more atmospheric tests and 13 underground tests followed, until 1966. The consequences for humans and the environment were disastrous. More than 60 years on, the after-effects are still visible and the victims of nuclear tests are struggling to be heard.

01.12.2020 - 04:25 [ Middle East Monitor ]

Algeria’s president leaves German hospital, back home in ‚coming days‘

Elected in December, Tebboune has pushed for a new constitution that limits presidential terms and gives more powers to the parliament and judiciary. It will be put to a referendum on Sunday.

17.07.2020 - 02:52 [ TASS ]

Lavrov to hold talks with Algerian foreign minister in Moscow on July 22

The spokeswoman noted that Algeria plays an important role in maintaining regional stability in North Africa. „We believe that the upcoming talks will strengthen multifaceted bilateral cooperation,“ the diplomat concluded.

05.07.2020 - 19:06 [ ]

Algerien fordert von Frankreich Entschuldigung für Kolonialzeit

Am Freitag waren in Algerien die Schädel von 24 algerischen Unabhängigkeitskämpfern angekommen, die während der Kolonialzeit enthauptet worden waren. Paris hatte sich bereiterklärt, die Überreste der Widerstandskämpfer nach Algerien zu schicken, was als eine Geste der Annäherung zwischen den beiden Ländern gesehen wurde.

12.04.2020 - 00:15 [ Asharq Al-Awsat ]

Algeria Lockdown Sparks Clashes between Security Forces, Youths in Slums

“I cannot stay at home for a long time. I have five sisters, in addition to my parents. Pressure at home is terrible. In normal days, it was unbearable, so what about now!” Gili told Asharq Al-Awsat in a phone call. “Therefore, I ask the authorities to take into account the conditions of life in these apartments. They should think about us, who are unemployed and managing our informal trading in the markets to earn our living,” he added.

26.12.2019 - 20:22 [ Xinhuanet ]

Libya’s UN-backed govn’t announces Turkish-Tunisian-Algerian alliance to support Libyan govn’t

Interior Minister of the UN-backed government of Libya Fathi Bashagha on Thursday revealed that a Turkish-Tunisian-Algerian alliance was formed to support the Libyan government.

07.09.2019 - 06:52 [ junge Welt ]

Weitere Rüstungsexporte in Konfliktregionen

Erst diese Woche hat das Wirtschaftsministerium ausgewählte Bundestagsabgeordnete darüber unterrichtet, dass der Bundessicherheitsrat neuerliche Rüstungslieferungen nach Indien, Indonesien, Israel und Algerien genehmigt habe.

20.06.2019 - 19:05 [ ]

Abhörtechnik für Autokraten: Deutschland exportiert trotzdem

Bereits 2014 hatte der damalige SPD-Bundeswirtschaftsminister Sigmar Gabriel angekündigt, den Export von Überwachungsprogrammen in Staaten, die wegen der Missachtung von Menschenrechten in der Kritik stehen, verbieten zu wollen. Die Bundesregierung schreibt in der Antwort nun, man prüfe …

16.05.2019 - 21:40 [ German Foreign Policy ]

Partner der Generäle

All dies sowie die Lieferung zweier Fregatten haben die deutschen Rüstungsexporte nach Algerien massiv in die Höhe schnellen lassen. Lagen sie bis 2010 bei Jahreswerten allenfalls im kleinen zweistelligen Millionenbereich, so bewegten sie sich 2011 und 2012 bereits um eine Viertelmilliarde Euro; 2013 (825 Millionen Euro) und 2017 (1,35 Milliarden Euro) war Algerien der größte Empfänger deutschen Kriegsgeräts überhaupt. Dabei soll die Rüstungskooperation noch weiter ausgebaut werden.

17.09.2018 - 20:56 [ German Foreign Policy ]

In die Wüste abgeschoben

Die deutsche Ausfuhr nach Algerien, das drittgrößter Kunde deutscher Exportunternehmen in Afrika ist, besteht zu größeren Teilen aus Bausätzen für Militärfahrzeuge – darunter Transportpanzer -, für Radaranlagen und weiteres Gerät, die in Algerien montiert und bei der Abschottung der Grenze eingesetzt werden.

13.09.2018 - 20:00 [ ]

Algerien-Krieg: Frankreich gibt „System“ der Folter zu

Im Namen Frankreichs bat Macron um Entschuldigung für den Tod des 1957 verschwundenen Kommunisten Maurice Audin. Dieser sei „von Militärangehörigen gefoltert und danach hingerichtet oder zu Tode gefoltert worden“, erklärte der Präsident.

Audins Witwe Josette sagte bei einem Treffen mit Macron in ihrem Haus östlich von Paris: „Ich habe niemals geglaubt, dass das passieren könnte.“ Ihr Mann war im Juni 1957 in Algier verhaftet worden.

19.06.2018 - 23:12 [ Boston 25News ]

Algeria to block internet to stop high school exam leaks

Nouria Benghabrit told Algerian national radio Tuesday that the internet, including social networks such as Facebook, will be blocked during for the first hour of each baccalaureate exam during the June 20-25 exam period.
Cell phone jammers are also being installed at each examination center.

26.04.2018 - 01:25 [ The North Africa Post ]

Algeria: African Nationals Handed Heavy Sentences for Spying for Israel

The men, according to Anadolu, were nabbed in 2015 in an army operation in the city of Ghardaia, 600 kilometers south of Algiers. They were arrested in possession of documents and communications equipment related to espionage for Israel.

12.04.2018 - 00:57 [ Morocco World News ]

France will Not Oppose Morocco’s Military Intervention Against Polisario

Moroccan newspaper Assabah reported that the Security Council could also give Morocco a green light for a limited military intervention against the Algeria-backed Polisario Front, which has been attempting to relocate parts of its facilities east Morocco’s defense wall.

12.04.2018 - 00:55 [ Reuters ]

Algerian plane crash victims include 26 members of Western Saharan Polisario movement -official

Victims of an Algerian military plane crash on Wednesday include 26 members of the Western Saharan Polisario independence movement, an official in Algeria’s ruling FLN party said.
FLN Secretary General Djamel made the comment to private broadcaster Ennahar TV but gave no total death toll in the crash, which happened outside Algiers.

11.04.2018 - 15:01 [ teleSUR ]

Algeria: More Than 100 Feared Dead After Plane Crash

More than 100 people are feared dead after an Algerian plane crashed at 8:00 a.m. near Boufarik airbase 20 miles outside Algiers, according to Algerian state radio.

The Ilyushin Il-76 military plane, which was transporting troops and equipment, was heading to the western Algerian city of Bechar, an Algerie24 report said.