Algerian protesters surround members of the security forces as they chant slogans during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers. Agence France-Presse
Falling oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic have battered the North African country, triggering alarm bells among officials and experts. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast that Algeria's economy will shrink 5.2 per cent this year.
Excluding the energy sector, GDP fell by 1.5 per cent year-on-year in the 1st quarter, against an increase of 3.6 per cent last year compared to Q1 2018.
If Riyad Mahrez-captained Algeria avoid defeat in a friendly away to Tunisia on Friday they will create a 27-match unbeaten record for an African national team. Manchester City winger Mahrez scored the lone goal when African champions Algeria edged Mali 1-0 in Blida at the
There is a lot of excitement over who will find the golden cheque and Global Village is asking all guests to film themselves opening their pack as one lucky VIP pack holder will win Dhs28,000.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, on the third anniversary of his accession to power.
The new prices, which include 5 per cent VAT, will take effect from Sunday, October 1. Super 98 petrol will cost Dhs3.44 a litre, compared to Dhs3.42 a litre in September, an increase of 2 fils, while Special 95 will cost Dh3.33 a litre, compared to Dh3.31 a litre in September, an increase of 2 fils.