Sought to capture the city, but a storm destroyed a great number of his ships, and his army of some 30,000, chiefly Spaniards, was defeated by the Algerians under their pasha, Hassan.
The piracy of the Algerians was renewed and continued until 1830.
Ibrahim, the last of the Deys (1702-1705), destroyed the house of Mural, and absorbed the beyship in his own office; but, when he fell in battle with the Algerians, Hussein b.
In 1871, when the Algerians again rose in revolt, Abd-el-Kader wrote to them counselling submission to France.
The Algerians extricated the government from its difficulty by attacking the French troops, who were obliged to defend themselves.
There was formerly a large Sudanese and Algerian element in the population of some of the large towns, but these have been much reduced in numbers since the beginning of the 20th century: the Algerians however still maintain themselves in parts of Galilee.