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Hundreds of Berbers protest in front of a walled area where Algiers' newspapers are headquartered in support of Berbers in Ghardaia, Algiers, Algeria, July 8, 2015 (AP photo by Sidali Djarboub).

Roots of Arab-Berber Violence Go Unaddressed in Algeria

Friday, July 17, 2015

Last week, at least 22 Algerians died in clashes between ethnic Arabs and Berbers in the oasis city of Ghardaia, where tensions have grown for the last two years between the two communities over jobs, housing and land. In an email interview, Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck, a research analyst at the Carnegie Middle East Center, discussed ethnic violence in Algeria.

WPR: What are the reasons behind the violent clashes between Arabs and Berbers in recent years? ...

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