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Riots Rock Algeria Over Prices, Jobs

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Protests erupted in the Algerian capital of Algiers and several other cities this week as people took to the streets over a doubling of food prices and a stubborn 25 percent unemployment rate.

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This week's Mosaic Intelligence Report looks into al-Qaida's apparent interest in Algeria, which is evidenced by two deadly car bombings near the country's capital of Algiers. Why would Osama bin Laden turn his focus to Algeria?

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Is al-Qaida active in North Africa? That's the worry in Algeria, after two explosions set off by suicide bombers Wednesday killed at least 24 people. The attacks targeted the prime minister's office building in Algiers and a suburban police station.

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