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  • Algeria’s Delightful Dolphins

    With the Mediterranean Sea forming the country's northern border, Algeria has access to a host of marine animals, some of the most fascinating being those belonging to the order Cetacea - ...

  • Algerian Author Rachid Boudjedra

    With his very first novel, La Répudiation, award winning Algerian writer, Rachid Boudjedra, gained a reputation for his explicit language and being outspoken in his views of Muslim ...

  • Maghnia – Commercial Hub of Wadi Tafna

    Formerly known as Marnia, the town of Maghnia is located in the Tlemcen Province of northwestern Algeria, just thirteen kilometers east of the border between Algeria and Morocco. One of ...

  • Algeria Hosts Women’s Olympic Volleyball Qualifying Tournament

    With competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games as their ultimate goal, the Algerian women's volleyball team is sure to be a force to be reckoned with in the upcoming African Olympic ...

  • Visit the Ancient City of Mascara

    As the capital of the Mascara Province in the north of Algeria, the city of Mascara (also spelled Maskara) is home to around 150,000 people according to a 2008 estimate. It is the ...

  • Miliana – Picturesque Setting and Ancient History

    The town of Miliana, located in the Ain Defla Province of northwestern Algeria, overlooks the Zaccar plateau from its position on the wooded southern flank of Mount Zaccar Rherbi. The seven ...

  • Kahina – Legendary Leader

    A statue of a woman standing upright, with her right arm raised in an arc above her head is one of the attractions in the city of Khenchela, the capital city of the province of the same name ...

  • Algeria’s Historic Hammadid Dynasty

    In a period of North African history during which dynasties rose and fell, overlapped one another, or the strong displaced those less strong, the Hammadids ruled an area now known as ...

  • Mouloud Mammeri – Writer, Linguist and Anthropologist

    Known for his outstanding work as an Algerian Kabyle writer, linguist and anthropologist, Mouloud Mammeri's four published novels are said to represent four distinctive time periods in ...

  • Tell Atlas Town of Tiaret

    With numerous megalithic monuments found in the province, Tiaret has a long history of being inhabited. The town of Tiaret is built on a site that was originally established as a Roman station ...