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Robert Fisk, a man of ‘extraordinary courage and journalistic genius’. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

IN A NEW MEMOIR, JOURNALIST LARA MARLOWE RECALLS THE LIFE SHE SHARED WITH HER FORMER HUSBAND When the British journalist Robert Fisk died of a s(...)

The move culminates a period of growing tension between the North African countries. Photograph: iStock

Algeria has formally broken off diplomatic relations with neighbouring Morocco, with the foreign minister citing a series of alleged hostile acts. Th(...)

Unforgettable: Prince at Malahide Castle in 2011. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/WireImage for NPG

As Ireland waits to get back to the full live-performance experience, our writers recall the concerts that will remain with them forever Ash, SF(...)

Smoke rises from a wildfire in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers. Photograph: Ryad Kramdi/AFP via Getty

The death toll in fires ravaging mountain forests and villages in Algeria’s Berber region climbed on Wednesday to 65 people, including 28 soldiers, as(...)

A  man sits at  a bus stop covered with  posters of a candidate of the Future Front political party in  Algiers on Friday. Photograph: Ryad Kramdi/AFP via Getty Images

Algeria’s president and the generals backing him hope Saturday’s parliamentary election will mark an end to two years of upheaval, but in the capital’(...)

 New to the Parish. Wafa Rougab(26) and Islam Ben Adel(25) two Algerian PhD students in UL. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

When Wafa Rougab and Islam Ben Adel arrived in Limerick in January 2021 the pair had spent nearly eight months waiting anxiously for the go-ahead to b(...)

Ferenc Legyel as Michael Curtiz in Curtiz, a film by Tamas Yvan Topolánszky recreating the drama behind the making of Casablanca.

In 1974, Warner Brothers executive Simon Benzakein met French New Wave icon François Truffaut in Los Angeles with an offer to remake Casablanca. The d(...)

Nora and Athmane Yachir in their  north Belfast flat. ‘We weren’t looking for luxury – we just wanted a safe and clean apartment,’ says Athmane.  Photograph:  Stephen Davison

Athmane and Nora Yachir had only spent 10 days in their Belfast home off the Ormeau Road when the ceiling of their livingroom collapsed. Nora was sitt(...)

Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who was declared the winner of  Algeria’s presidential election on Friday. Photograph:  Ryad Kramdi/AFP via Getty Images

Abdelmadjid Tebboune was declared the winner of Algeria’s presidential election on Friday as thousands of protesters poured into the centre of the cap(...)

Ballot papers sit on a desk at a polling station in Algiers on Thursday. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA

A thin trickle of Algerians cast ballots in the country’s presidential election on Thursday as police cars filled the centre of the capital, Algiers, (...)

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