Algiers

  • Algeria loses contact with Air Algerie aircraft with 116 people on board 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    Algiers: Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria's APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday. APS said authorities lost contact with flight AH 5017 an hour after it took...
  • Algeria: Dead Canadian militants found, toll rises to 80 January 21, 2013

    Algiers: Algerian special forces have found the bodies of two Canadian Islamist fighters after a bloody siege at a desert gas plant, a security source said on Monday, as the death toll reached at least 80 after troops stormed the complex to end the hostage crisis. Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek...
  • Twin car bombs kill 67 in Algiers December 12, 2007

    Algiers: Sixty-seven people were killed when two car bombs exploded in upscale districts of Algiers today, a health ministry source said, in the bloodiest attack since an undeclared civil war in the 1990s. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but commentators said it appeared the work of al Qaeda's north...