2005 in Algeria

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The following lists events that happened during 2005 in Algeria.



June 28, 2005 (Tuesday)

  • Islamic Studies dropped from secondary school curriculum. (Arabic News)
  • Six Yemeni guerrillas killed in Algeria last week (UPI)

June 27, 2005 (Monday)

June 26, 2005 (Sunday)

June 25, 2005 (Saturday)

  • Amari Saifi ("Abderrezak el-Para), a leading member of the GSPC captured in Chad in October 2004, is sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Algiers. He failed to turn up to his trial, sparking speculation. (Reuters) (Al-Jazeera)

June 24, 2005 (Friday)

  • Enforcement of the 2002 partnership agreement between Algeria and the European Union to begin on September 1st, says EU source. (APS)
  • Finance Minister Mourad Medelci announces plans to cut foreign debt by $1 billion this year "if the positive financial position of the country continues". The debt currently stands at $21.4 billion, having fallen 7.7% over 2004. (Reuters)