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Daughter of Algerian journalist arrested on Christmas Eve calls for his release
Imprisonment of Ihsane el-Kadi, a longstanding government critic, prompted outcry from human rights groups

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

16, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Faïza Guène: ‘People wanted me to say: Thank you, France’
The French-Algerian author on teenage fame, the parallels between her and Zinedine Zidane, and why she admires Bernardine Evaristo

Matthew Reisz

11, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Mariner of the Mountains review – dreamily wonderful Algerian family odyssey
Karim Aïnouz’s essay on his own family history takes him from Brazil to north Africa to discover his father’s country

Leslie Felperin

17, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘I live on crumbs’: why older Algerians are risking the small boats to Spain
Nouara is 65 but ready to join thousands of others who burn their ID and pay traffickers for a chance of a new life in Europe

Zineb Bettayeb in Algiers

29, Apr, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Macron meets Algerian-born French citizens with one eye on election
French president seeks to address France’s colonial legacy in north Africa

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

26, Jan, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Macron statement on 1961 protest killings ‘falls short’, say critics
French historians had hoped for outright apology for police attacks on Algerians during peaceful protest

Kim Willsher in Paris

18, Oct, 2021 @11:38 AM

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Macron: police violence at 1961 Algerian protest ‘unforgivable’
French president attends memorial for those killed and lays flowers at bridge over the Seine

Kim Willsher in Paris

17, Oct, 2021 @12:49 PM

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Macron in visa cuts row as Algeria summons French envoy
President accused of chasing rightwing votes by making sudden, tough gestures on immigration

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

30, Sep, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika obituary
President of Algeria for nearly 20 years who was a veteran of his country’s war of independence in the 1950s and 60s

Trevor Mostyn

20, Sep, 2021 @12:36 PM

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika, former Algerian president, dies aged 84
Bouteflika, an independence war veteran, resigned amid pro-democracy protests in 2019

Staff and agencies

18, Sep, 2021 @4:06 AM

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The Guardian view on Arab democracies: the least worst option | Editorial
Editorial: Benevolent dictatorship is not the answer to the region’s real problems


29, Jul, 2021 @5:54 PM

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Various artists: Music From the Arab World, Part 2 review | global album of the month
With nods to Bob Marley, the Bee Gees and more, this compilation charts cross-cultural influence on north African and Middle Eastern acts

Ammar Kalia

23, Jul, 2021 @7:30 AM

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