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Africa by Eldis, Institute for Development Studies
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country. Eldis is an Internet gateway, produced by the British Library for Development Studies, funded by Danida.

African Studies WWW - Algeria
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and subjects. By the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Prof. Sandra T. Barnes.

Africaserver (Netherlands)
Dutch gateway to Africa. Resources sorted by subjects and country.

African Studies Internet Resources - Algeria
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and region. Research-oriented. At Columbia University.

Algeria history (UMiss)
The Historical Text Archive at Mississippi State University. Historical documents and maps.

Arab Countries WWW sites - Algeria
Links to resources on Arab countries, and introductions to islam and Arab poetry. By Saud Alhajeri .

Centre d'Information Arabe Scandinave
A company that tries to give people interested in information on North Africa and the Middle East the most comprehensive websites, covering every possible subject. CiAS is neutral in all political and religious questions.

World Bank: Countries and Regions - Middle East and North Africa
Studies and findings from the World Bank group on Africa. No Algeria page yet.

Encyclopaedia of the Orient
Hundreds of entry words covering all kinds of subjects for 22 countries in North Africa and the Middle East. It has been equipped with a search engine, discussion forum, and daily updates. It has numerous photos, sound and music clips, maps, graphics, and animations. By Centre d'Information Arabe Scandinave

Friends of Palestine's Algeria page
Washington State University's Friends of Palestine Algeria page. Some links to other resources.

Historical Text Archive
A collection of historical documents at the Mississippi State University.

Model League of Arab States - Algeria
Basic facts and links to other resources.

Middle East Network Information Center - Algeria
Links to different resources on Middle East countries.

US Department of the Army / Library of Congress: African Country Studies - Algeria
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently contains studies of 85 countries.

World Bank: Countries and Regions
Studies and findings from the World Bank group on Africa.

World Factbook- Central Intelligence Agency, USA
Basic facts on all countries, maps and flags. Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials




An online course in Arabic. It is the place to pick up full knowledge of the language. From your online computer you will have lessons with sound, your own private teacher, homework, sessions with other students, and finally a diploma. All lessons are the the product of a co-operation between an Arab native and a non-Arab who have managed to learn the language.

Ethnologue Database
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

The Algerian writer Albert Camus' page

Algeria ­ Music
On Afro-Caribbean Musics, devoted to the promotion of the Afro-Caribbean culture by the mean of it's music


Development & Emergency Assistance

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Crisis Group (ICG) Algeria
Multinational organisation committed to strengthening the capacity of the international community to understand and respond to impending crises. Teams of political analysts based on the ground in countries at risks of crisis, produce regular analytical reports containing practical policy recommendations targeted at key international decision-takers.

ReliefWeb is a project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Here you will find updates on all emergency areas.



Ernst and Young Investment Profile
No Algeria page.General background information on Africa, including procedures on how to establish a business, taxation and incentives. Maintained by a private entity - Mbendi Information Services.

MBendi's economic profile
By Mbendi Information Service. Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.), the leading business and government personalities, a directory of products and services, the larger development projects currently underway in Africa, and information on the African Stock Exchanges.

U. S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration: 1998 Country Commercial Guide
An overview of Algeria's commercial environment (economic, political, and market analysis) from an American perspective.




Algeria schools
List of universities and schools in Algeria with adresses.





Disability for Africa
A booklet produced by BBC World Service Education to accompany a series of radio broadcasts about disability in Africa. Also in Swahili.

Travelers' Health Advisories, 1996-1997 - North Africa
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, USA.

UPENN African Studies - Health Sector
Links to health related information including health profiles of many African countries.


Human Rights

Amnesty International - Algeria

US State Department - Human Rights Reports on Africa - Algeria
1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997

African Human Rights Resource Center
A joint project of the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Center and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center

Queer Resources Directory
Human Rights and homosexuality in African countries

Human Rights Watch - Africa



@frica News Update
Daily news digest by the NCA. See also our index on news sources.

AP-Stories on Algeria
Associated Press
stories on Algeria, by The Washington Post.

AFP-Stories on Algeria English)
Agence France-Press (AFP) stories on Algeria. Requires payment.

Africa News Server - Algeria
Africa News Service reports on Algeria.

BBC World News Africa

Cable News Network CNN
Africa page on CNN.

OneWorld News Service - Algeria Page
News from organisations and bureaus participating in the One World project.

Reuter-Stories on Algeria
Reuters stories on Algeria, by Yahoo.

Washington Post Stories on Algeria
Recent WP stories.





African Governments on the WWW - Algeria
By Gunnar Anzinger

African political resources - Algeria
Listings of political sites sorted by country, with links to parties, organisations, governments, media.

Elections and parliaments around the world - Algeria
Election facts by Wilfred Derksen.

Algerian Embassy in Washington DC

Permanent Mission to the UN



Law Firms: Algeria
A listing of the largest law firms in Algeria by Hieros Gamos.



Unions & Movements


Tourism & Travel

City.Net Africa - Algeria
Links to other resources by country.

The Globecorner Bookstore - Algeria
Books and maps for the traveller.

INFOHUB Algeria Page
INFOHUBs travel-related information on Algeria.

International Bicycle Fund
Biking in Algeria.

Map of Oran

Mifta Shamali - Algeria
By CiAS- Centre d'Information Arabe Scandinave. "Algeria has had its appeal in low tourist numbers, and a cultivated and hospitable people. Today however, normal travelling in Algeria is very difficult and heavily resticted due to the ongoing conflict of the country.."

Some Pictures from Algiers'

World Travel Net City Guide - Algeria
The World City Guide entry for Algeria covers Algiers.

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