Stories about Algeria from March, 2009
Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika has launched a reelection campaign, according to Daily Maghreb.
“The Africans are increasingly disappointed with Qadhafi’s performance as AU President,” writes Algerian The Moor Next Door about the Libyan leader's ‘adventures’ in Africa.
“The Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts has put a large number of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish scanned manuscripts online. Plenty of interesting stuff there, but one that particularly stood out for me was the untitled Treatise on ancient, alchemical and magical alphabets,” reports Algerian linguist Lameen Souag.
Algerian The Moor Next Door writes about Abbass Ould Braham, a University of Nouakchott professor and writer for Taqadoumy — the leftist Mauritanian news website often cited here — who was arrested this Monday “after writing a lengthly piece accosting the junta.”