A report on Algeria

Roman ruins at Djémila
Ancient Roman ruins of Timgad on the street leading to the local Arch of Trajan
Masinissa (c. 238–148 BC), first king of Numidia
The lands which comprise modern day Algeria were part of the Byzantine Empire (The empire in 555 under Justinian the Great, at its greatest extent since the fall of the Western Roman Empire (vassals in pink))
Mansourah mosque, Tlemcen
Dihya memorial in Khenchela, Algeria
Fatimid Caliphate, a Shia Ismaili dynasty that ruled much of North Africa, c. 960–1100
Lands ruled by the Ifrenid dynasty of Tlemcen (Current day Algeria) Partially based on the book of Ibn Khaldun: The History of the Berbers
Map showing territories that were controlled by the Zirid Dynasty
Territories controlled by the Maghrawa
The Zayyanid Kingdom of Tlemcen during the rule of Abu Malek
The Zayyanid kingdom of Tlemcen in the fifteenth century and its neighbors
Hayreddin Barbarossa
Bombardment of Algiers by the Anglo-Dutch fleet, to support the ultimatum to release European slaves, August 1816
Kabyle Kingdoms at their height
Christian slaves in Algiers, 1706
The estimated extent of the Regency of Algiers in 1792 after taking possession of the Rif and Oujda
Battle of Somah in 1836
Emir Abdelkader, Algerian leader insurgent against French colonial rule, 1865
The six historical Leaders of the FLN: Rabah Bitat, Mostefa Ben Boulaïd, Didouche Mourad, Mohammed Boudiaf, Krim Belkacem and Larbi Ben M'Hidi.
Houari Boumediene
Massacres of over 50 people in 1997–1998. The Armed Islamic Group (GIA) claimed responsibility for many of them.
The Sahara, the Hoggar Mountains and the Atlas Mountains compose the Algerian relief.
The Algerian Desert makes up more than 90% of the country's total area.
Algeria map of Köppen climate classification.
The fennec fox is the national animal of Algeria
Abdelmadjid Tebboune, President of Algeria since 2019
The People's National Assembly
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and George W. Bush exchange handshakes at the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Tōyako Town, Abuta District, Hokkaidō in 2008. With them are Dmitriy Medvedev, left, and Yasuo Fukuda, right.
A Djebel Chenoua-class corvette, designed and assembled in Algeria
GDP per capita development in Algeria
A proportional representation of Algeria exports, 2019
Pipelines across Algeria
Djanet
The main highway connecting the Moroccan to the Tunisian border was a part of the Cairo–Dakar Highway project
Some of Algeria's traditional clothes
Signs in the University of Tizi Ouzou in three languages: Arabic, Berber, and French
Hassan Pasha Mosque in Oran
UIS literacy rate Algeria population plus 15 1985–2015
Algerian musicians in Tlemcen, Ottoman Algeria; by Bachir Yellès
Mohammed Racim; founder of the Algerian school for painting
Ahlam Mosteghanemi, the most widely read female writer in the Arab world.
El Hadj M'Hamed El Anka
Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, one of the most prominent figures in contemporary Arabic cinema.
A Bulgur-based salad
The Algeria national football team

Country in North Africa.

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A young Harki, French Algeria. c. undefined 1961.

Harki

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Generic term for native Muslim French who served as auxiliaries in the French Army during the Algerian War of Independence from 1954 to 1962.

Generic term for native Muslim French who served as auxiliaries in the French Army during the Algerian War of Independence from 1954 to 1962.

A young Harki, French Algeria. c. undefined 1961.
A World War II Harki veteran, French Algeria, c. 1961

They are regarded as traitors in Algeria and thousands were killed after the war in reprisals despite the Évian Accords ceasefire and amnesty stipulations.

2019 Algerian presidential election

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Poster announcing the presidential election before it was postponed

The 2019 Algerian presidential election was held in Algeria on 12 December 2019.

Protesters on 22 February 2019 in Oran

2019–2021 Algerian protests

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The 2019–2021 Algerian protests, also called Revolution of Smiles or Hirak Movement (Arabic for 'movement'), began on 16 February 2019, six days after Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his candidacy for a fifth presidential term in a signed statement.

The 2019–2021 Algerian protests, also called Revolution of Smiles or Hirak Movement (Arabic for 'movement'), began on 16 February 2019, six days after Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his candidacy for a fifth presidential term in a signed statement.

Protesters on 22 February 2019 in Oran
Protesters on 22 February 2019 in Oran
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, The former President of Algeria from 1999 to 2019.
University of Abou Bekr Belkaïd in Tlemcen.
Algiers Central Post Office.
7 June 2019: Demonstrators from the Aures
9 June 2019 in the town of Béjaïa
Berber flag banned from demonstrations
17 March 2019: Demonstration at Ohio Statehouse (Columbus)
Demonstrators in Berlin, Germany, 19 January 2020
Demonstrator wrapped in the Algerian flag.
Protests in Sétif.
Protesters in Mohammadia.
Protesters in Batna.
Protesters in Blida (10 March).
Demonstrators in Montréal (10 March).
Demonstrators, Place de la République, Paris (17 March).

The major demonstrations have taken place in the largest urban centers of Algeria from February to December 2019.

Balearic Islands

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The Balearic Islands ( or ; Illes Balears ; Islas Baleares ) are a Spanish archipelago in the Balearic Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.

The Balearic Islands ( or ; Illes Balears ; Islas Baleares ) are a Spanish archipelago in the Balearic Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.

Majorca in 2007
Map of the Balearic Islands, c. 2006
Torre d'en Galmés, 2011
Ramon Llull
Catalan Atlas, by the sefardi Cresques Abraham
King James I of Aragon (furthest right) during his conquest of Mallorca in 1229.
A lobster stew from Menorca, 2009
Tennis champion Rafael Nadal of Mallorca

Neighbours: Algeria (south), Spain's Catalonia and Valencian Community (west), France's South (north), and France's Corsica as well as Italy's Sardinia (east).

An oasis in the Hoggar Mountains

Hoggar Mountains

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An oasis in the Hoggar Mountains
Topographic map of the Hoggar mountains

The Hoggar Mountains (جبال هقار, Berber: idurar n Ahaggar) are a highland region in the central Sahara in southern Algeria, along the Tropic of Cancer.

"Gégène", a device used by the French forces to generate electricity; electrodes would then be attached to the victim's body parts for electric torture

Torture during the Algerian War of Independence

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Ongoing public controversy.

Ongoing public controversy.

"Gégène", a device used by the French forces to generate electricity; electrodes would then be attached to the victim's body parts for electric torture
Henri Alleg
People fasting against torture in Paris, 1957 (Lanza del Vasto and Louis Massignon among others)
Djamila Boupacha, former FLN militant, was arrested when she was 22 years-old and subjected to torture and rape

But in 1957, the Minister of Interior declared a state of emergency in Algeria, and the government granted extraordinary powers to General Massu.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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Intergovernmental organization founded in 1969, consisting of 57 member states.

Intergovernmental organization founded in 1969, consisting of 57 member states.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Head-office Building, Jeddah
Session of the Islamic Summit Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
The Islamic University of Technology was set up by the OIC in Bangladesh

The OIC has been criticised for failing to discuss the treatment of ethnic minorities within member countries, such as the oppression of the Kurds in Syria and Turkey, the Ahwaz in Iran, the Hazaras in Afghanistan, the 'Al-Akhdam' in Yemen, or the Berbers in Algeria.

Movement of Society for Peace

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The Movement of Society for Peace (حركة مجتمع السلم; ), sometimes known by its shortened form Hamas (حمس) is an Islamic party in Algeria, led by Mahfoud Nahnah until his death in 2003.

La prise de Constantine by Horace Vernet

French conquest of Algeria

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The French conquest of Algeria (Conquête de l'Algérie par la France; الغزو الفرنسي للجزائر) took place between 1830 and 1903.

The French conquest of Algeria (Conquête de l'Algérie par la France; الغزو الفرنسي للجزائر) took place between 1830 and 1903.

La prise de Constantine by Horace Vernet
The Beyliks (provinces) of Algiers. The Dar-es-Soltan was the part directly controlled by the Dey.
The "Fan Affair", which escalated into the invasion.
At Sidi-Ferruch by Pierre-Julien Gilbert.
The attack of Admiral Duperré during the taking of Algiers in 1830.
Ornate Ottoman cannon, length: 385cm, cal:178mm, weight: 2910, stone projectile, founded 8 October 1581 in Algiers, seized by France at Algiers in 1830. Musée de l'Armée, Paris.
1877 map of the three French departments of Alger, Oran and Constantine
Chronological map of the French conquest.
Battle of Constantine in November 1836
Battle of Mazagran in 1840
Battle of Sidi Brahim in 1845
Annihilated French expedition (1881) in first French attempt to conquer the Algerian Sahara (Army museum of Algiers).

The coastal and mountainous parts of Algeria were controlled by the Deylik of Algiers.

Tlemcen

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A man of Tlemcen
Entrance to the Sidi Boumediene Mosque, c. 1900
Entrance to the Sidi Boumediene Mosque
Sidi Bellahsen Mosque, Tlemcen

Tlemcen (تلمسان) is the second-largest city in north-western Algeria after Oran, and capital of the Tlemcen Province.