Rumours of a mysterious clique seizing control of the country are causing jitters throughout North Africa
The video is titled 'Meeting at Dabiq', referring to the location of a supposed final battle between 'crusaders' and 'believers'
Ramtane Lamamra calls for regional diplomacy on Libya
A crackdown in 1961 resonates as troubled times afflict Paris once again. Yasmine Ryan reports from Algiers
Algeria international struggling to make an impact at the San Siro
Paul Aussaresses was a French army general who in the final years of his life dispassionately revealed the torture techniques he employed during the Algerian war for independence and defended them as appropriate measures in the modern age of terrorism. Aussaresses spent nearly his entire career in the service of his country's military. He was described as a hero of the Second World War and fought in the French Indochina War before being posted to Algeria at the outset of the anticolonial rebellion there in 1954.
The announcement comes as two Algerian men held at the camp for a decade are released without charge in a revived push towards gradual closure
Abdelhakim Dekhar will be formally accused of "attempted murder" and kidnapping
Two prisoners will be transferred out of the controversial prison to Algeria if plans go ahead
Military rule would be more like the silly junta who took over after Mubarak
Betraying new anxiety about the threat of Islamic militant groups in West Africa, Washington is for the first time offering rewards totalling $23m (£15m) for information leading to the capture of their top leaders in the region including Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, based in Nigeria.
BP's response following a gas plant terror attack which left six Britons dead has been “inhumane to the extreme”, a widow of one of the victim's has claimed.
A senior Islamist leader has “probably” died in fighting in the mountains of northern Mali, the French military said today.
DNA samples taken but Western experts say it is unlikely sworn enemies would be killed together
Islamists have waged a guerilla war in the region for over a year
Britain must be prepared to share intelligence with foreign governments that could prevent a terrorist attack in this country or abroad even if those countries have questionable human rights records, the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, said today.