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Algerians

 

a nation forming the basis of the population of Algeria (11.9 million, 1966 census). They speak the Algerian dialect of Arabic. Their religion is Sunnite Islam. Ethnically the Algerians are a mixture of Arabs and Berbers. The national liberation movement of 1954–62 and the achievement of Algerian independence in 1962 played a great role in the formation of the Algerian nation.

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Three Algerian military planes, carrying 75 tons of medicine and 50 wheelchairs, left the Boufarik Airport on Thursday, heading to Ismailia in Egypt.
Perhaps reflecting on the recent experiences of Tunisia and Egypt, in 2013, most Algerians (78%) expressed favour for gradual changes to the existing system rather than massive and sudden reform.
More Algerians will ask questions that Bouteflika and his government cannot answer.
It essential for a citizen to cast their vote even if they are not living in the country because we Algerians must have a hand in making sure that only a competent president will be in charge of the country.
The Algerian government dismissed suggestions that it could have stopped the assault.
CEZAYyR (CyHAN)- Algerian troops have found five terrorists alive at a desert gas plant in eastern Algeria at the center of a deadly hostage crisis, private Algerian television station Ennahar said on Sunday.
British PM David Cameron has been informed about developments in a phone call from his Algerian counterpart, Abdelmalek Sellal,a foreign office spokesperson told
In general, Algerians must soften their harsh temperament and reduce their traditional sharpness toward visitors to the country; they require a state that truly brings them into the modern age.
Al Qaeda in Mali declared "the execution of the Algerian diplomat Tahar Touati after the expiry of the deadline set to the Algerian government.
The refugees include large number of their children who faced the suffering and inhumane conditions as result of the war in Syria, while other refugees were helped by Algerian capable families to live in average hotels in the capital as well.
Libya's foreign ministry summoned Algeria's ambassador to Libya Tuesday to explain comments Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia reportedly made on Saturday during a political meeting in Algiers describing the Arab Spring as a disaster.
Algiers - "The Algerian government is trying to block the ongoing democratic process in the Maghreb region," First Secretary of the opposition Socialist Forces Front party (FSS), Karim Tabbou, said.