Emmanuel Macron  lays a wreath near the Pont de de Bezons  in Colombes near Paris to  commemorate the brutal repression of a 1961 demonstration during which at least 120 Algerians were killed during a protest to support Algerian independence. Photograph: Rafael Yaghobzadeh/EPA

One of Emmanuel Macron’s most ambitious goals when he came to office in 2017 was to reconcile opposing French and Algerian visions of their shared his(...)

Algerian former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika salutes the crowd. Photograph: Alfred de Montesquieu/AP Photo

The burial of the former Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Sunday marked the passing of the historic generation that fought for independence (...)

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(...)

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’(...)

Algerian president Abdelaziz Tebboune (left) with the newly appointed prime minister Abdelaziz Djerad in the capital Algiers. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images/HO/APS

Algeria’s president Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Saturday named a university professor and former diplomat as prime minister as he builds a new government(...)

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, (...)