Ethnic groups in Algeria
Ethnic groups including Berbers, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Turks and Sub-Saharan Africans have contributed to the ethnic make-up of Algeria.Berbers, and Berber-Arabs make up the majority...
Ethnic groups in Algeria - Wikipedia
Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
Morisco - Wikipedia
Tuareg people
The Tuareg (also spelled Twareg or Touareg; endonym Imuhagh) are Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North A...
Tuareg people - Wikipedia
Culture of Western Sahara
The people of Western Sahara speak the Ḥassānīya dialect of Arabic, also spoken in northern Mauritania. They are of mixed Arab-Berber descent, but many consider themselves Arab. They claim that they d...
Rhissa Ag Boula
Rhissa Ag Boula is a Nigerien Tuareg politician and former leader of rebel factions in both the 1990–1995 and the 2007–2009 Tuareg based Insurgencies. He was Nigerien Minister of Tourism from 1996-199...
Sahrawi people
The Sahrawi people (Arabic: صحراويون‎ ṣaḥrāwīyūn; Berber: ⵉⵙⴻⵃⵔⴰⵡⵉⵢⴻⵏ Iseḥrawiyen; Moroccan Arabic: صحراوة Ṣeḥrawa; Spanish: Saharaui) are the people living in the western part of the Sa...
Sahrawi people - Wikipedia
Ouled Djerir
The Ouled Djerir (Arabic: أولاد جرير‎) are a small Arab tribe of the Bechar area in southwestern Algeria. Their close alliance with the neighbouring Doui-Menia has led them to be counted as...
Aben Humeya
Aben Humeya (1520–1569), also known as Muhammad ibn Umayyah, was a Spanish leader who commanded the Morisco Revolt against Philip II of Spain in the Alpujarras region, near Granada.
Aben Humeya wa...
Berber people
The Berbers or the Amazighs (Berber: ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⴻⵏ, plural: Imazighen / Imaziɣen, singular: Amazigh) are a people ethnically indigenous to North Africa west of the Nile Valley. They are distributed from th...
Berber people - Wikipedia
Idir
Hamid Cheriet (in Kabyle language Ḥamid Ceryat) better known by his stage name Idir (in Kabyle language Yidir) (b. 1949 in Beni Yenni, Algeria) is a Berber Algerian musician.
Idir was born in Beni...
Idir - Wikipedia
Berber Jews
Berber Jews are the Berber-speaking Jewish communities of the Atlas mountains in Morocco. Their origins are not clear as one theory builds the case for "Judeo-cized Berbers" while another defends the ...
Berber Jews - Wikipedia
Aïssa Djermouni
Aïssa Djermouni or Aïssa El Jermouni or Aissa Merzougui or Aïssa L'Jarmouni (1886–1946) is an Algerian musician of Berber origin.
Mohamed Ag Najem
Mohamed Ag Najem (alias Ag Mohamed Najem, alternatively spelled Mahamed Ag Najim) is the chief of staff of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) army.
He is thought to be born ...
Chaamba
The Chaamba (Arabic: شعانبة, Maghrebi Arabic /šʕamba/) are a large Sulaymi Arab tribe of the northern Sahara in Algeria. They live around Métlili, El Golea, Ouargla, El Oued, and the Great Western Er...
Ahmad al-Tifashi
Ahmad al-Tifashi (or Ahmad ibn Yusuf al-Tīfāchī), born in Tiffech, a village near Souk Ahras in Algeria (1184- died 1253 in Cairo) was an Arabic poet, writer, and anthologist, best known for his work ...
Maghrawa
The Maghrawa or Meghrawa (Berber: imeghrawen) were a large Berber Zenata tribe originating from Algeria which historically dominated from Algiers through all over the mountainous Dahra region to weste...
Morisco rebellions in Granada
In southern Spain, following the conquest of Granada city in 1492 by the "Catholic Monarchs" - Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabel of Castile - the Moorish inhabitants of the city and province twice revolt...
Morisco rebellions in Granada - Wikipedia
Socialist Forces Front
The Socialist Forces Front (Berber: Tirni Iɣallen Inemlayen (RƔN), French: Front des Forces socialistes (FFS), Arabic: جبهة القوى الاشتراكية) is a social democratic and secularist political party, mai...
Socialist Forces Front - Wikipedia