Algeria arrests thirty people over involvement in wildfires

Algeria has detained 30 people, including seven members of a separatist group that the government has declared a terrorist organisation, for involvement in wildfires that killed at least 65 people, the paramilitary police said on Wednesday. They have been placed in custody after appearing before a court following investigations over the wildfires that erupted last… Read More Algeria arrests thirty people over involvement in wildfires

Algeria arrests twenty-seven members of MAK separatist group following attacks

Algeria has arrested 27 suspected members of a separatist group that the government has declared a terrorist organisation, after an attack in two northern towns, police said on Monday. They said the 27 were suspected of belonging to MAK, a group that seeks independence for the Berber-speaking Kabylie region. Morocco’s support for MAK was one… Read More Algeria arrests twenty-seven members of MAK separatist group following attacks