Country: Algeria

Social unrest in Algiers at the beginning of January (photo: Reuters)

Social unrest in Algeria

Cranking up the pressure

Algerian flag bearing the likeness of President Bouteflika in Algiers (photo: Reuters)

Europe and Algeria

The trust deficit

Fight to capture the last IS position in Sirte, Libya (photo: Reuters/I. Zitouny)

Breaking the Middle East′s cycle of terror

The two-pronged strategy

Author Joseph Andras (photo: Rezvan S.)

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A shameful chapter

A woman stands at a barbed wire fence, in the background on the other side stands a crowd of people (photo: Benjamin Haas/Fotolia)

Islamic debate about human rights

The erroneous 'cultural distinction'

Moroccan Amazigh demonstrate in front of the Moroccan parliament in Rabat on 23 April 2017 to denounce the death of a member of their community during recent clashes at the university of Marrakesh (photo: Reuters/Stringer)

Morocco′s Amazigh


The long road to recognition

Abdallah Djaballah, leader of the Islamist FJD in front of party headquarters in Algeria (photo: AFP)

Algeria′s Islamists

Grasping at straws

Unemployed men protest in front of the Ministry of Labour in Algiers (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Algeria′s disillusioned majority

Desperately seeking voters

Men reading political party campaign posters on Martyrs′ Square in Algiers on 9 April 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Parliamentary elections in Algeria

It's hardly democracy

Egyptian author Kamal Ruhayyim (source: Twitter)

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The unchangeable past

Director of "Tahqiq fel djenna" Merzak Allouache and lead Salima Abada (source: Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin)

Merzak Allouache′s ″Tahqiq fel djenna″

Seventy two grapes

Public protests against the Algerian government′s economic policy under President Bouteflika (photo: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Unrest in Algeria

Shaking the social foundations

Cigdem Aslan (photo: Alex Harvey Brown)

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Tugging at your heartstrings

Voting in the Algerian parliament (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Batiche)

Citizenship law reform in Algeria

The tug-of-war over identity

Algerian author Yasmina Khadra, otherwise known as Mohammed Mousselehoul (photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

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A quixotic narrative