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Stories with place: Algeria
  • Algerian held in Guantanamo seeks reparations from US 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 5:06 pm

    MIAMI - An Algerian man filed a claim Wednesday with an international human rights body seeking compensation from the U.S. government for the nearly 12 years he was held without charge at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Firing of Algeria spy chief is seen as victory for president 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 2:40 pm

    ALGIERS, Algeria - He was known as the "Lord of Algeria" and was the longest serving intelligence chief in the world - a J Edgar Hoover-like figure who dominated Algerian politics and had files on everyone.

  • Algeria removes top intel chief after years in powerful post 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 12:28 pm

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's president replaced the North African nation's long-time intelligence chief on Sunday with the former No. 2 of the powerful agency who has most recently served as presidential aide.

  • Algeria raises taxes to make up for plunge in oil revenue 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 1:51 pm

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Once-flush Algeria is raising taxes and imposing duties on imports as it struggles to balance its books in the face of plummeting oil prices. There's even talk that the country may even have to borrow abroad.