Algiers

  • Air Algerie plane with 116 on board crashed, debris found in North Mali July 24, 2014

    Algiers: The remains of Air Algerie flight AH 5017 en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers which crashed on Thursday have been found at Tilemsi, 70km from Gao in northern Mali. The plane had 116 people on board of which 110 were passengers and 6 were cabin crew...
  • Missing Air Algerie plane with 116 on board has crashed: Algerian official July 24, 2014

    Algiers: An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 116 people on board, an Algerian aviation official said. 110 passengers and 6 cabin crew members were on board the flight. The plane had taken off from Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. Air...
  • Algeria loses contact with Air Algerie aircraft with 116 people on board July 24, 2014

    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...