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  • Explore Algeria’s Coastal Reserves

    With eleven national parks and a number of nature reserves, Algeria is intent on conserving its natural heritage for future generations. Along the Algerian coastline there are three national ...

    April 8, 2013
  • New Suburb Planned for Constantine

    The city of Constantine in north-eastern Algeria lies on the banks of the Rhumel River around 80 km inland from the Mediterranean coast. It is Algeria's third largest city, after Algiers and ...

    March 25, 2013
  • Accomplished Algerian Novelist Ahlam Mosteghanemi

    Algerian writer Ahlam Mosteghanemi's latest novel Black Suits You Well sold over 100,000 copies in the two months following its release in November 2012 and is reportedly on the long list for ...

    March 11, 2013
  • Algeria’s Endangered Amphibians

    Found only in the Edough massif in northeast Algeria, the Edough ribbed newt (Pleurodeles poireti) is a species of salamander classified in the Salamandridae family considered by the IUCN to ...

    February 25, 2013
  • Take Time to Explore Algeria’s World Heritage Sites

    As Algeria's only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tassili n'Ajjer is home to one of the world's most important collection of prehistoric cave art. The manner in which human life evolved ...

    February 11, 2013
  • Protecting the Alboran Sea

    Surrounded by three countries – Algeria, Morocco and Spain – the Alboran Sea is home to rich and diverse marine life, which all three countries have agreed to take steps to preserve. The ...

    January 28, 2013
  • Algerian Author Mohammed Dib

    Born in the western Algerian town of Tlemcen in 1920, Mohammed Dib discovered his talent for expressing himself through the written word at a young age and went on to contribute significantly ...

    January 14, 2013
  • Celebration of the ‘Seventh Art’ in Oran

    The 6th International Arab Film Festival took place in Oran at the beginning of December 2012, with the festival opening ceremony taking place and the Mohamed Ben Ahmed Convention Center. ...

    December 31, 2012
  • Valuable Desert-Dwellers of Algeria

    Camel trekking is a popular way of exploring Algeria's desert regions. Perfectly adapted to arid and exposed conditions, camels are true nomads of the Sahara Desert. Camels were domesticated ...

    December 17, 2012
  • A Brief History of the Ottoman Empire in Algeria

    With the Regency of Algiers as its principal center, the Ottoman Empire ruled an area referred to as Ottoman Algeria in the Maghreb between 1525 and the French invasion of Algiers in 1830. The ...

    December 3, 2012