At least two people have been killed, and another injured, following an explosion from a landmine, in Tunisia, in the country’s mountainous border region with Algeria. Advertisements
Algeria (officially: People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria) is an African country located in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers. Algeria has a total area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), 90% of which is desert. Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Arab world and Africa (following the partition of Sudan), as well as on the Mediterranean. The country is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The official language of Algeria is Arabic.
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At least seven Islamist fighters have reportedly been killed, following an operation, east of the Algerian capital.
At least 12 Algerian soldiers have been killed, after a military helicopter crashed, in southern Algeria.
Algerian security force have reportedly killed an Islamist militant, wearing a suicide vest, before the explosives could be detonated, east of the capital, Algiers.
Algerian troops have reportedly killed six Islamist militants, recovering weapons and munitions, during an operation near the country’s border with Tunisia.
Tunisian forces have reportedly killed at least five militants, attempting to infiltrate the country’s border, from neighbouring Libya.
French forces have reportedly killed a Spanish al-Qaeda commander, during an operation in northern Mali.
Tunisian security forces have killed at least four Islamist militants, following clashes, near the country’s border with Algeria.
At least 10 suspected Islamist militants have been ‘neutralised’, following an operation, against a known Islamist group, by French forces, in Mali.
At least 11 people have been killed, after an explosion hit a bus, carrying presidential guards, along a street in Tunisia’s capital, Tunis.