- Houari Boumediene’s Algeria to the Rescue of Nasser’s Egypt June 1967, an Endless Six-Day War Akram Belkaid, 26 September Algeria’s participation in the 1967 war on Egypt’s side came just in time to restore Houari Boumediene’s image in a period when he was bitterly contested. The regime was to take advantage of the situation to make it harder to leave the country and to strengthen its military capacities. And yet the (...)
Algeria’s Independence: The Forgotten Protests that Forged a Nation
Mathieu Rigouste, 1 February
By the end of 1957, France claimed political dissent in Algieria had been eradicated. Yet soon the Algerian people were to take to the streets to reclaim their independence in a chapter that remains largely unknown.
On 11 December 1960, three years after the Battle of Algiers, large-scale (...)