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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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These Algerian travel agents will be present to explore, prospect and know and even compare the various hotel units they will have to make known and offer to the Algerian market which is close to 1.
The Tunisian border authorities said "this is not applied to other Algerian travelers (non-motorised).
Algerian security forces have managed to seize large quantities of weapons over the past few months in the area of Wadi Souf, in the far east of the country.
indeed it is the only key to understand the Algerians today and to comprehend the Algerian mindset the wisdom of its old people and the aspiration and robustness of its revolutionary youth who are full of vitality and activity.
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.
The Vice Consul said there are 10,000 Algerians living in the UAE, out of which around 8,000 reside in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
That later led security analysts to question whether the assault might have been slowed if the security system established by the Algerian government had been tighter.
The terrorists said: 'You have nothing to do with this, you are Algerians and Muslims.
The terrorist group, which was trained in Nigeria, included eleven Tunisians, seven Egyptians, five Malians, three Algerians and also nationals from Canada, Nigeria and Mauritania.
Algerian troops have launched a military operation against Islamist terrorists holding dozens of hostages at a gas facility near the Libyan border, the UK foreign office has confirmed.