Tag Archives: Algeria

#WorldPoli: Algeria Arrests Suspected Members of MAK Separatist Group After Attacks – #WorldPolitics

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria has arrested 27 suspected members of a separatist group that the government has declared a terrorist organization, after an attack in two northern towns, police said Monday. They said the 27 were suspected of belonging to MAK, a group that seeks independence for the Berber-speaking Kabylie …

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#WorldPoli: Algeria Eyes Cross-Border Missions as Fear of Militant Spillover Grows – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Algeria approved constitutional amendments on Sunday that experts call an ambitious move to answer public demands after months of protests and to safeguard its borders against violent extremism spillover from Libya and other troubled neighbors. Since its independence from France in 1962, the North African country’s constitution has stipulated that the army’s mission is …

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