- June 09, 2017
Thousands of young men from North Africa come to Germany every year and many of them, like Samir, fall afoul of the law. Officials would like to accelerate the deportation process, but the criminals aren't welcome back home either. By SPIEGEL Staff
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- January 18, 2013
Dozens of hostages have reportedly been killed after Algerian forces attempted a rescue operation at a natural gas complex overtaken by Islamist gunmen. The incident demonstrates the brutality and determination with which militant Islamists in North Africa operate, just a short plane ride south of European soil. more... [ Comment ]
- November 12, 2012
German arms sales to Algeria have increased dramatically in the last two years, SPIEGEL has learned. Whereas weapons manufacturers in Germany sold less than 20 million euros worth of materiel to Algeria in 2010, sales have jumped to almost 400 million in the two years since. Not all are pleased by the development. more...
- December 22, 2011
Twelve months ago, a young man in Tunisia ignited himself and triggered a revolution that spread across northern Africa. A year later, correspondent Alexander Smoltczyk set out in a new series on a journey to assess the changes the tumultuous Maghreb region has undergone -- from Morocco to Egypt. more... [ Comment ]
- February 24, 2011
- November 20, 2009
It's not often that sport becomes the stuff of diplomatic disputes. But two highly controversial World Cup qualifying matches have pushed football into the global headlines this week. Algeria and Egypt find themselves embroiled in a serious spat while the Irish government complained to Paris. more...
- March 06, 2009
Airbus and Renault are among a wave of companies building plants along the Mediterranean's southern shore. more...
- December 17, 2008
A venture by Algeria's Sonatrach, the United Kingdom's BP, and Norway's Statoil to strip CO2 out of natural gas and store it underground could help cut emissions. more...
- January 31, 2008
In Algeria, women drive trains, hold positions as judges and make up the majority of students. Nowhere else in the Arab world are equal rights for women taken so seriously. more...
- April 11, 2007
The northern African arm of Al-Qaida is claiming responsibility for Wednesday's terror attacks in Algeria that left 24 dead and 160 injured. Meanwhile, police are continuing to search for members of a terror cell in Casablanca one day after a raid in the Moroccan city led to the death of four militants and one police officer. more...