Tag: Algeria

    Algeria: Devastated villages and charred farmland left in the wake of Kabylie wildfires
    11 Oct 2021

    Smoldering olive groves, decimated farms, burnt-out cars – after the deadly fires of the summer, the traumatized villages of Kabylie struggle to face the future. Let’s read the Middle East Eye story about the current situation. *** More than a month after deadly fires claimed 90 lives in the Kabylie region of Algeria, mourners have […]

    Saudi Arabia sends assistance to help Algeria grapple effects of deadly fires
    29 Aug 2021

    Saudi Arabia has set up an air bridge to Algeria carrying urgent humanitarian aid to help the north African country “alleviate the effects” of deadly wildfires that swept across several cities, Arab News reports. The move has been directed by King Salman, who spoke to Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune over the phone on last week […]

    Algeria wildfires: 65 killed, Qatar’s Amir sent his condolences to the President of country
    12 Aug 2021

    Wildfires tearing through forested areas of northern Algeria have killed at least 65 people, state television reported on August 11, as some of the most destructive blazes in the country’s history continued to rage. The government has deployed the army to help fight the fires, which have burnt most fiercely in the mountainous Kabylie region, […]