Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria | Man with hammer hacks Algeria statue of bare-breasted woman

ALGIERS, Algeria— A man with a hammer on Tuesday attacked and damaged a statue of a bare-breasted woman, an emblem of the eastern city of Setif, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Setif communications director Mohamed Touiri said that a Salafist, someone who adheres to a conservative brand of Islam, disfigured the … Continue reading ALGIERS, Algeria | Man with hammer hacks Algeria statue of bare-breasted woman

U.S. Department of State News: Ambassador Nathan A. Sales To Travel to Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will be in Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco August 26-30.  He will engage in bilateral discussions with his counterparts on counterterrorism cooperation, countering violent extremism, foreign terrorist fighters, and information sharing. _______ SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Prime Minister Ouyahia in Algeria

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ ‎On June 28, after participating in the Fifth U.S.-Algeria Counterterrorism Dialogue in Algiers,  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia.  The Deputy Secretary and Prime Minister discussed cooperation to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Prime Minister Ouyahia in Algeria

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel in Algeria

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ ‎On June 28, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel on the margins of the U.S.-Algeria Counterterrorism Dialogue in Algiers.  During the meeting, Deputy Secretary Sullivan thanked Foreign Minister … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria | 8 injured in Algeria as military plane overshoots the runway

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian television channels say eight crew members have been injured after a military aircraft overshot the runway upon landing at Biskra Airport. Private news channels Ennahar and Dzair News are showing images of the plane, a C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, cut in half near the airport, which is 450 kilometers … Continue reading ALGIERS, Algeria | 8 injured in Algeria as military plane overshoots the runway