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Algeria

US official: US intelligence helped French warplanes target Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar and believes he was killed - AFP

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obituaries

Malek Chebel, Algerian anthropologist and scholar of Islam, dies at age 63, family confirms - L'Figaro

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika

State media: Algerian President Bouteflika leaves for a medical checkup in France - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Islamic State claims responsibility for Friday killing of Algerian police officer as he dined in restaurant - AP

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petroleum

Algerian minister: OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers plan a meeting in Istanbul Oct. 8-13 to discuss how to implement a deal to reduce production - Reuters

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Algeria

Algeria's energy minister says all options 'possible' for OPEC concerning an output freeze or cut - Reuters

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Train crash in Boudouaou, Algeria, Sept. 24, 2016

Video: Scene of a crash involving 2 trains in Boudouaou, Algeria - YouTube: Seddik Khoudi

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Train crash in Boudouaou, Algeria, Sept. 24, 2016

Update: At least 1 dead, 60 injured in head-on crash of 2 trains in, Boudouaou, Algeria, local civil protection director says - Ennahar Online

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Train crash in Boudouaou, Algeria, Sept. 24, 2016

Photo: Scene where 2 trains collided in Boudouaou, Algeria - @ennaharonline

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Train crash in Boudouaou, Algeria, Sept. 24, 2016

2 trains on same track involved in head-on collision in Boudouaou, Algeria - Ennahar Online

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2016 Paralympics

Algerian women's goalball team faces possible expulsion from Paralympics for failing to appear at 2 matches - AP

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Algeria

More: Algerian energy minister says there is a consensus among OPEC and non-OPEC members to stabilise oil market - Reuters

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Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries

Algerian energy minister says he's optimistic about OPEC meeting in late September after meeting Saudi counterpart, says OPEC chief in Paris - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

USA's Matthew Centrowitz Jr. becomes first American since 1908 to win Olympic gold in men's 1,500 meter; Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi takes silver, New Zealand's Nick Willis takes bronze - NBC, @NCAATrackField

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Algeria

Update: Air Algerie plane that declared mid-air emergency returns safely to Algiers; passengers to be booked on another plane for flight to Marseille - AP

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Air Algerie

Report: Air Algerie passenger jet from Algiers to Marseille declares mid-air emergency - Mirror

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Bastille Day attack in Nice, France

Editor's note: The Guardian reports French authorities and families have identified four victims of the Nice attack. Swiss, German, Tunisian, Algerian and Russian citizens are also identified as victims in local reports. There are reports that two Americans were killed, but while the U.S. State Department said they are aware of reports, they won't confirm any numbers. French officials say 84 people were killed after a man drove through a Bastille Day crowd on Thursday. - Stephanie

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London, England, United Kingdom

Algerian national Mehdi Midani sentenced to 8 years for 10-day campaign of sex attacks on women in south London - Sky News

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Algeria

Algeria blocks Facebook and Twitter to prevent exam fraud - AFP

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Algeria

Algerian troops kill 8 Islamist militants south of capital - Reuters

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