Algeria

INS Sumedha and the Visit to Port Algiers

INS Sumedha is an indigenously-built stealth offshore patrol vessel that is equipped with state-of-the-art weapons and sensors. Recently, it reached Port Algiers, Algeria for an operational turn around. Let’s take a closer look at this vessel and its recent visit. ..

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Indian Navy’s First Exercise with Algerian Navy

The Indian and Algerian navies conducted their first ever naval exercise off the coast of Algeria on August 29, 2021. Highlights The exercise reflects increased maritime cooperation among two countries. Stealth ship INS Tabar represented India while Algeria was represented ..

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Current Affairs FAQs: Saharan Cheetah

For the first time in a decade, the naturalists have filmed a Saharan Cheetah in a Hoggar Mountains national park in Algeria. What is Saharan Cheetah? Saharan cheetah (Zoological name: Acinonyx jubatus hecki) or Northwest African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus hecki) ..

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Algerian Protests

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the protests in Algeria had been called off for the first time in a year. Revolution of Smiles The protests in Algeria is also called the Revolution of Smiles or the Hirak Movement. ..

Sadio Mane named African Footballer of the year

27-year-old Senegalese forward Sadio Mane was named as the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Men’s player of the year  2019 on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 after beating the likes of his Liverpool teammate and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Algerian ..

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Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as the President of Algeria

The former Prime Minister of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected as the new President of Algeria. Abdelmadjid Tebboune has previously served as the Prime Minister of Algeria for a period of 3 months from May 2017 to August 2017. The ..