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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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Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries

Venezuelan oil minister says OPEC, non-OPEC deal on output levels could be reached during September meeting in Algeria - Reuters

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Algeria

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika names new energy and finance ministers in cabinet reshuffle - Reuters

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Lakhdaria, Bouira, Algeria

Preliminary magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes Algeria's coast, about 8 miles SSW of Lakhdaria - USGS

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Lakhdaria, Bouira, Algeria

Preliminary magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes north coast of Algeria, about 12 miles SSW of Lakhdaria - USGS

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EgyptAir Flight 804 crash, May 19, 2016

EgyptAir list of passengers on board missing flight by nationality: 30 Egyptian, 15 French, 2 Iraqis, and 1 each from UK, Canada, Belgium, Portugal, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Chad, Algeria

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns home after medical trip to Geneva - BBC

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Algeria

Algeria's President Bouteflika in Geneva for 'routine medical check' - AFP

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Brussels attacks, March 22, 2016

Italy approves extradition of Algerian who is alleged accomplice in Paris, Brussels attacks - AFP

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Algeria

Algeria's Defense Ministry says 12 dead, 2 seriously injured in Sahara helicopter crash - AP

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crime & courts

Italian police arrest Algerian wanted for alleged involvement in false ID crime ring used by attacks suspects - AP

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Brussels attacks, March 22, 2016

Update: Algerian Djamal Eddine Ouali arrested in Bellizzi, Italy, on suspicion of falsifying documents for Islamist militants connected to Brussels, Paris, attacks, say multiple local reports - Reuters

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Brussels attacks, March 22, 2016

Italy arrests Algerian suspect wanted by Belgium in terror probe - AFP

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Algeria

Source: Algeria to offer foreign firms direct negotiations to buy into 20 oil and gas fields - Reuters

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