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  • Insight into the Kabyle People of Algeria

    The Kabyle people form Algeria's largest homogeneous cultural-linguistic-ethnic community, and are considered the most traditional Berbers in North Africa. They have become a dominant group in ...

  • Lounis Ait Menguellet – Musician with a Message

    Lounis Ait Menguellet is widely considered to be one of the most popular artists in contemporary Kabylian, or Berber, music. As the youngest of six children, Menguellet was born on 17 January ...

  • Gemellae – Remnant of the Roman Empire

    Located on the edge of the Sahara Desert, around five kilometers southwest of the village of M'Lili in the Biskra Province of Algeria, the archeological site of Gemellae is a reminder of the ...

  • Tlemcen – Capital of Islamic Culture

    Referred to as the Pearl of the Arab Maghreb and chosen as the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2011, the town of Tlemcen in Algeria is hosting the International Festival of Folk Dances on from ...

  • Algeria’s New Football Coach

    After the Algerian football team suffered a 4 – 0 loss against Morocco during an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game, which was held last month in Marrakech, their coach, Abdelhak Benchikha ...

  • A Look at Archeology in Algeria

    Considered as a branch of anthropology, archeology is broadly defined as a study of humanity and human societies. Archeologists put in a lot of time and effort uncovering relics of the past ...

  • Renowned Raï Musician Cheb Hasni

    Born in the Algerian city of Oran on February 1, 1968, Cheb Hasni is remembered for his significant contribution to Algerian raï music, and was particularly well known for his love songs. Cheb ...

  • Exploring the Desert Region of Tuat

    The Grand Erg Occidental is located to the south of the Tuat desert region and is filled with oases that were once vital for the caravans that used to travel across the Sahara desert. The ...

  • The Rustamid Dynasty of Algeria

    The Rustamid dynasty of Ibadi Kharijite imam was a Muslim theocracy of Persian origin that ruled in central Maghreb (Morocco, Western Sahara, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania) from 776 ...

  • Apuleius: Latin Literary Master

    The city of M’Daourouch in Algeria used to be known as Madaurus, and is the birthplace of the famous Apuleius, who was born in c 125. He is also referred to as Lucius Apuleius and was of ...