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Algeria is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers.
Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa and the Arab world. It has the 17th largest oil reserves in the world and the second largest in Africa. DW's coverage of Algeria is collated below.
From Brazil's iconic yellow jerseys to Croatia's red-and-white checkerboard, football kits tell stories of their own. Now, however, Algeria's controversial new training shirt has stoked tensions with neighbors Morocco.
Firefighters have managed to bring a series of forest fires under control, but not before they killed at least 38 people and left hundreds more with burns or respiratory problems. Survivors are asking why more wasn't done to stop the flames' spread.
Algeria said its decision was due to Spain's "unjustifiable turnaround" over the Western Sahara region. Earlier this year, Spain recognized Morocco's plans for the disputed territory, sparking tensions with Algeria.
Karima Benyaich, recalled by Rabat last year, is back in Madrid after Spain changed its policy on Western Sahara. But Algeria, which opposes Spain's backing of Morocco's plans for the region, has now recalled its envoy.