Algeria

Country Algeria
Capital Algiers
Continent Africa
Currency Algerian dinar(DZD)
Languages Arabic

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After more than a century of rule by France, Algerians fought through much of the 1950s to achieve independence in 1962. Algeria's primary political party, the National Liberation Front (FLN), has dominated politics ever since. Many Algerians in the subsequent generation were not satisfied, however, and moved to counter the FLN's centrality in Algerian politics. The surprising first round success of the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) in the December 1991 balloting spurred the Algerian army to intervene and postpone the second round of elections to prevent what the secular elite feared would be an extremist-led government from assuming power. The army began a crackdown on the FIS that spurred FIS supporters to begin attacking government targets. The government later allowed elections featuring pro-government and moderate religious-based parties, but this did not appease the activists who progressively widened their attacks. The fighting escalated into an insurgency, which saw intense fighting between 1992-98 resulting in over 100,000 deaths - many attributed to indiscriminate massacres of villagers by extremists. The government gained the upper hand by the late-1990s and FIS's armed wing, the Islamic Salvation Army, disbanded in January 2000. Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA, with the backing of the military, won the presidency in 1999 in an election widely viewed as fraudulent and was reelected in a landslide victory in 2004. BOUTEFLIKA was overwhelmingly reelected to a third term in 2009 after the government amended the constitution in 2008 to remove presidential term limits. Longstanding problems continue to face BOUTEFLIKA, including large-scale unemployment, a shortage of housing, unreliable electrical and water supplies, government inefficiencies and corruption, and the continuing activities of extremist militants. The Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC) in 2006 merged with al-Qai'da to form al-Qai'da in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, which has launched an ongoing series of kidnappings and bombings - including high-profile, mass-casualty suicide attacks targeting the Algerian Government and Western interests.

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Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis - Aljazeera.com
  1. Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis  Aljazeera.com
  2. Algeria army chief urges protesters to accept July poll  TRT World
  3. Algeria's army chief says elections are best way out of crisis  FRANCE 24
  4. Algerians continue to protest, seeking new political system  The Jerusalem Post
  5. Algeria: Army chief proposes independent body to oversee polls  Business Standard
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Mass protests against Algeria's rulers resume - Al Jazeera EnglishMass protests against Algeria's rulers resume  Al Jazeera English

Demonstrators call for interim president Abdelkader Bensalah and Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui to resign.



Algeria army chief: Elections to be held as scheduled - Middle East MonitorAlgeria army chief: Elections to be held as scheduled  Middle East Monitor

Algerian army Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, has reiterated his commitment to holding presidential elections on 4 July, amid fierce ...



Afcon: Algeria preparation plans for Africa Cup of Nations - Goal.comAfcon: Algeria preparation plans for Africa Cup of Nations  Goal.com

Afcon: Algeria have unveiled their pre-tournament plans as they gear up for meeting with Harambee Stars at the continental showpiece.



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Millions-strong demonstrations in Algeria have forced authoritarian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika from office. Independent labor unions are fighting to ensure ...



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The 27-year-old is keen on playing for the North African country and hopes to make the cut for the Afcon.



Unveiling Algeria’s dark side - Brookings InstitutionUnveiling Algeria’s dark side  Brookings Institution

The popular protests in Algeria have not only toppled a dictator, they have also brought to jail the darkest figure in the country's tortured past: former intelligence ...



Algeria: Bouteflika's brother, intelligence chiefs arrested - Al Jazeera EnglishAlgeria: Bouteflika's brother, intelligence chiefs arrested  Al Jazeera English

Said Bouteflika was seen as Algeria's de facto ruler after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika suffered a stroke in 2013.



'You must go' Algerians tell leaders at mass demonstration - Aljazeera.com'You must go' Algerians tell leaders at mass demonstration  Aljazeera.com

For 11th week, protesters demand removal of remnants of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's ruling elite.



Algeria’s Turmoil Adds New Obstacle to Saving the Historic Casbah - The New York TimesAlgeria’s Turmoil Adds New Obstacle to Saving the Historic Casbah  The New York Times

A plan to restore the Ottoman-era district offended some for inviting help from the French, former colonizers. But the famed warren continues to decay.



Algeria and America: A complicated past, an uncertain future - Brookings InstitutionAlgeria and America: A complicated past, an uncertain future  Brookings Institution

The ongoing popular demonstrations in Algeria, which have toppled the regime of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, are perhaps the most important political ...



In Algeria's Bordj Bou Arreridj, political art takes centre stage - Al Jazeera EnglishIn Algeria's Bordj Bou Arreridj, political art takes centre stage  Al Jazeera English

Banners depicting local youth's discontent with the status quo inspires people elsewhere to 'illustrate their anger'.



Thousands protest against Algeria's ruling elite - Al Jazeera EnglishThousands protest against Algeria's ruling elite  Al Jazeera English

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down after 20 years in power, demonstrators say those who supported him must go.



Algeria protests: Police 'detain top businessmen' - BBC NewsAlgeria protests: Police 'detain top businessmen'  BBC News

The four are being held in connection with a corruption investigation, state TV says.



When the Black Panthers Came to Algeria - The NationWhen the Black Panthers Came to Algeria  The Nation

In William Gardner Smith's 1963 novel The Stone Face, we follow Simeon Brown, a black journalist who flees American racism by moving to Paris. At first ...



Algeria: Billionaire brothers placed in temporary custody - Al Jazeera EnglishAlgeria: Billionaire brothers placed in temporary custody  Al Jazeera English

Three billionaire brothers arrested on Monday as part of an anti-corruption drive have been placed in temporary custody by a judge in Algiers, the private ...



Algeria: A Historic and Ambivalent Movement - Brooklyn RailAlgeria: A Historic and Ambivalent Movement  Brooklyn Rail

The popular uprising in Algiers on Friday, February 22 surprised most observers, starting with those who had rhapsodized over the regime's stability since the ...



Algeria adjourns trial of businessman Ali Haddad – Middle East Monitor - Middle East MonitorAlgeria adjourns trial of businessman Ali Haddad – Middle East Monitor  Middle East Monitor

An Algerian court adjourned until 3 June the trial of Ali Haddad, a businessman who had close ties with ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Haddad is ...



Algeria's protesters vie for uncertain legacy - Al-MonitorAlgeria's protesters vie for uncertain legacy  Al-Monitor

Although weekslong protests in Algeria managed to dislodge the president and regime-linked figures, many challenges lie ahead still.



Algeria: Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers - Aljazeera.comAlgeria: Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers  Aljazeera.com

Residents say the building in the UNESCO-listed Casbah district should have been 'renovated or destroyed'.



Cannes: Algeria surprises at Semaine de la Critique - Culture - ANSAMed - Agenzia ANSACannes: Algeria surprises at Semaine de la Critique - Culture - ANSAMed  Agenzia ANSA

Cannes: Algeria surprises at Semaine de la Critique, Abou Leila by first-time director Amin Sidi-Boumediene, Abou Leila by Amin Sidi-Boumediene, a road ...



Algeria: Judicial Harassment of Human Rights Lawyer - Human Rights WatchAlgeria: Judicial Harassment of Human Rights Lawyer  Human Rights Watch

An Algerian human rights lawyer is facing charges and restrictions on his activities, apparently for exercising his right to free speech, Human Rights Watch said ...



Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader - Aljazeera.comAlgeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader  Aljazeera.com

Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected a new leader, according to state media, a month after former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ...



'Get them all out!' The Panama Papers connections to Algeria's latest revolution - International Consortium of Investigative Journalists'Get them all out!' The Panama Papers connections to Algeria's latest revolution  International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

To celebrate the third anniversary of the Panama Papers – and to mark World Press Freedom Day – we're speaking with reporters from around the world about ...



Welcome to the new Algerian revolution: an interview with Hamza Hamouchene - CADTM.orgWelcome to the new Algerian revolution: an interview with Hamza Hamouchene  CADTM.org

In 2011, a wave of revolutionary struggle swept the Middle East and North Africa, often bringing down dictatorships that had governed for (...)



Algeria and Morocco: Essential differences - The Jerusalem PostAlgeria and Morocco: Essential differences  The Jerusalem Post

Eventually, short-term desperation overwhelms long-term fears of punishment or death.



Algeria's army chief says dialogue is 'only way out of crisis' - FRANCE 24 EnglishAlgeria's army chief says dialogue is 'only way out of crisis'  FRANCE 24 English

General Ahmed Gaid Salah, Algeria's powerful army chief, called Wednesday for dialogue between protesters and state institutions, a day after pushing back ...



Military leaders in Sudan and Algeria slow the shift to democracy - Financial TimesMilitary leaders in Sudan and Algeria slow the shift to democracy  Financial Times

Protesters who helped topple presidents fear army chiefs will not hand power to civilians.



Italy's Eni commits to long-term Algerian gas imports through 2027 - S&P Global PlattsItaly's Eni commits to long-term Algerian gas imports through 2027  S&P Global Platts

Italy's Eni on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to the long term import of gas from Algeria one of Italy's major gas supply sources saying it had signed ...



Algeria's voices of protest, by Mickaël Correia - Le Monde DiplomatiqueAlgeria's voices of protest, by Mickaël Correia  Le Monde Diplomatique

The protests continue in Algeria, not least from the noisy football stadiums where, with their songs and chants, supporters of the top teams lit the fuse of the ...



552 kg of narcotics confiscated in Algeria - MENAFN.COM552 kg of narcotics confiscated in Algeria  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN) Algerian army forces confiscated a huge amount equals 552 kg of narcotics in the northern and southern areas of the North African nation, acc.



'Orange Vest' volunteers in Algeria help mediate between police and protesters - FRANCE 24'Orange Vest' volunteers in Algeria help mediate between police and protesters  FRANCE 24

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MDGs: Miraoui highlights in Geneva Algeria achievements in health - Algeria Press ServiceMDGs: Miraoui highlights in Geneva Algeria achievements in health  Algeria Press Service

Speaking at the 72nd World Health Assembly, the minister said that "the progress made in achieving the MDGs brought the UN to choose Algeria among the ...



World View: Bleak vista for democratic uprisings in Algeria and Sudan - The Irish TimesWorld View: Bleak vista for democratic uprisings in Algeria and Sudan  The Irish Times

Military regimes will sit out crisis and exploit flaws in populist movements.



Egypt, Algeria mull tourism cooperation - EgypttodayEgypt, Algeria mull tourism cooperation  Egypttoday

ALGIERS, May 20 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Algeria Ayman Mosharafa said he discussed with Algerian Tourism Minister Abdelkader Benmessaoud ...



Warplanes: Algeria Has History With UAVs - Strategy PageWarplanes: Algeria Has History With UAVs  Strategy Page

In April 2019 Algeria revealed two locally developed and manufactured UAVs Both are based on the twin-engine UA-40 UAV announced by UAE (United Arab ...



Algerian state energy company Sonatrach's CEO sacked: state TV - ReutersAlgerian state energy company Sonatrach's CEO sacked: state TV  Reuters

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's interim president has sacked Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour as the chief executive of state energy company Sonatrach, state TV ...



The resilience of the Arab world's 'pouvoir' - The StrategistThe resilience of the Arab world's 'pouvoir'  The Strategist

Eight years after the Arab Spring, dreams of democracy in the Arab world have been dashed by the harsh reality of autocracy, corruption and military rule.



Can John Bolton Thaw Western Sahara's Long-Frozen Conflict? - Foreign PolicyCan John Bolton Thaw Western Sahara's Long-Frozen Conflict?  Foreign Policy

In March, the United Nations secretary-general's personal envoy for Western Sahara, Horst Köhler, hosted the second in a series of roundtable talks to move a ...



Algerian students continue anti-regime demonstrations – Middle East Monitor - Middle East MonitorAlgerian students continue anti-regime demonstrations – Middle East Monitor  Middle East Monitor

Algerian students on Tuesday demonstrated in capital Algiers – and in other cities – to demand the departure of government officials close to the regime of ...



Police officer pushed off van after spraying tear gas at Algerian protesters [No Comment] - Africanews in EnglishPolice officer pushed off van after spraying tear gas at Algerian protesters [No Comment]  Africanews in English

A police officer who sprayed tear gas at protesters was pushed off a van as tens of thousands of Algerians returned to the streets of the capital Algiers for the ...



The Resilience of the Arab World's Pouvoir | by Shlomo Ben-Ami - Project SyndicateThe Resilience of the Arab World's Pouvoir | by Shlomo Ben-Ami  Project Syndicate

Algeria and Sudan, neither of which was swept up in the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring, are now trying their luck at challenging the often-surreptitious powers ...



When Algeria Abruptly Cancelled its Venice Biennale Debut, Five Young Artists Decided Their Show Must Go On - artnet NewsWhen Algeria Abruptly Cancelled its Venice Biennale Debut, Five Young Artists Decided Their Show Must Go On  artnet News

Algerian artists have funded an unofficial participation in the Venice biennale after a political shakeup canceled their participation.



Thousands of Algerian students protest against regime - MENAFN.COMThousands of Algerian students protest against regime  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ALGIERS, May 21 (KUNA) -- Thousands of Algerian students in several Algerian states participated in their fourth ...



Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests - EWNAlgeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests  EWN

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Friday outside the capital's emblematic post office headquarters, shouting: "You looted the country, thieves!"



Profile: Founder of Algeria's Islamic Salvation Front Abbasi Madani (28 Feb 1931-24 April 2019) - Middle East MonitorProfile: Founder of Algeria's Islamic Salvation Front Abbasi Madani (28 Feb 1931-24 April 2019)  Middle East Monitor

Prominent Algerian opposition leader Abbasi Madani passed away in Qatar on Wednesday at the age of 88. Madani was born on 28 February 1931 in Sidi Aqba ...



Algeria: The Last Man Standing - Strategy PageAlgeria: The Last Man Standing  Strategy Page

Algeria is having itself another revolution which so far has not slid into violent anarchy Former (as of April 2nd) president Abdelaziz Bouteflika is out of power and ...



Ayoub Abdellaoui: Algeria international an injury doubt for Nations Cup - BBC SportAyoub Abdellaoui: Algeria international an injury doubt for Nations Cup  BBC Sport

Algeria international Ayoub Abdellaoui is an injury doubt for next month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after being diagnosed with a heart problem.



How Algeria's non-violent protests challenge regime narrative of - The New ArabHow Algeria's non-violent protests challenge regime narrative of  The New Arab

Comment: Algerians' non-violent protest is also a challenge to a state-controlled memory and identity based on violent resistance, writes Ahmed Zakarya ...



"We will dedicate our seventh goal to our wives": the complacency that gifted Algeria a legendary win over West Germany - These Football Times"We will dedicate our seventh goal to our wives": the complacency that gifted Algeria a legendary win over West Germany  These Football Times

“If we lose this match I will throw myself into the Mediterranean Sea.” Such was the certainty with which the West Germany manager, Jupp Derwall, approached ...



Church threatened with demolition in Algeria in wave of persecution - Barnabas FundChurch threatened with demolition in Algeria in wave of persecution  Barnabas Fund

Algerian security forces are threatening to demolish a church despite the new building being given the stamp of approval by a court. Boudjima Church in Tizi ...



Why the Tunisian military ignored orders and sided with protesters - Washington PostWhy the Tunisian military ignored orders and sided with protesters  Washington Post

The question of why some militaries repress protesters while others side with them has taken on renewed interest. In recent weeks, militaries in Algeria and ...



France – and Europe – could become the frontline in Algeria’s latest crisis - Spectator.co.ukFrance – and Europe – could become the frontline in Algeria’s latest crisis  Spectator.co.uk

As the European parliament elections approach, the continent's navel-gazing is ever more myopic. Even its two most outward focused states, France and…



Eni Extends Algeria Gas Contract - Asian Oil & Gas MagazineEni Extends Algeria Gas Contract  Asian Oil & Gas Magazine

Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni announced that it had signed agreements with Algerian state-owned Sonatrach to extend its gas supply pac...



Algeria won't extend crude-for-products deal with Vitol beyond... - ReutersAlgeria won't extend crude-for-products deal with Vitol beyond...  Reuters

LONDON/ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian state energy company Sonatrach has decided not to extend its crude-for-oil products deal with trading house Vitol that ...



Algeria will reportedly produce Boxer vehicles under license - defenceWebAlgeria will reportedly produce Boxer vehicles under license  defenceWeb

Algeria looks set to start producing Boxer infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) under license from next year, alongside Fuchs-2 armoured vehicles. A Boxer took part ...



Algerian winger eyes Afcon crown after City treble - Daily NationAlgerian winger eyes Afcon crown after City treble  Daily Nation

It is 29 years since Algeria won the Cup of Nations.



China builds Africa's largest mosque worth $2 billion in Algeria - Face2Face AfricaChina builds Africa's largest mosque worth $2 billion in Algeria  Face2Face Africa

The King Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco will no longer be the largest mosque in Africa, as a new billion-dollar mega-mosque with the world's tallest ...



Ex-president seeks forgiveness from Algerians facing new era - The Associated PressEx-president seeks forgiveness from Algerians facing new era  The Associated Press

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's Constitutional Council formalized President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's departure Wednesday from the office he held for two ...



Africa Cup of Nations: Debutants Mauritania name squad - BBC SportAfrica Cup of Nations: Debutants Mauritania name squad  BBC Sport

Debutants Mauritania name a 23-man squad and seven standby players for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.



Recreational Centre Opens for Children in Zinder, Niger - Africanews in EnglishRecreational Centre Opens for Children in Zinder, Niger  Africanews in English

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) officially handed over last Friday (17 May) the Centre for the Prevention, Promotion and Protection of Children ...



France’s Multicultural Challenge - Charged AffairsFrance’s Multicultural Challenge  Charged Affairs

French identity is so deeply linked to its colonial past that there is a fear of a reversal, where there is a perception that France would transform into a “colony” by a ...



Algeria expels a Moroccan journalist after being interrogated for hours - Yabiladi in EnglishAlgeria expels a Moroccan journalist after being interrogated for hours  Yabiladi in English

On Wednesday, the Algerian authorities expelled a Moroccan journalist who works for American Arabic-language channel Al Hurra to the United States.



A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria's former president, has been ... - KOKI FOX 23A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria's former president, has been ...  KOKI FOX 23

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria's former president, has been detained for questioning.



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CAF postpones U23 AFCON qualifiers, Ghana to host Algeria in September - GhanaWebCAF postpones U23 AFCON qualifiers, Ghana to host Algeria in September  GhanaWeb

Ghana's 2019 CAF U23 Cup of Nations final qualifying round match against Algeria has been pushed back to September, CAF has confirmed. Initially, the ...



Historic protests challenge fragile Algerian leader, regime - Associated PressHistoric protests challenge fragile Algerian leader, regime  Associated Press

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria, a gas-rich African giant and crucial western ally nearly brought to its knees in the 1990s by a bloody Islamist insurgency, is at ...



Islam, made in France? Debating the reform of Muslim organizations and foreign funding for religion - Brookings InstitutionIslam, made in France? Debating the reform of Muslim organizations and foreign funding for religion  Brookings Institution

The French state, as protector of both religious freedom and secularism, is attempting to navigate the country's balkanized Muslim community. But is the French ...



Mauritania reveal squad ahead of AFCON - KingFutMauritania reveal squad ahead of AFCON  KingFut

Mauritania announced a 23-man squad ahead of the African Cup of Nations, set to take place in Egypt between June 21 and July 21.



Arabsat carries Canal Algerie | - Advanced TelevisionArabsat carries Canal Algerie |  Advanced Television

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Algerian Migrants Detained After Landing In Cabo De Palos - Murcia TodayAlgerian Migrants Detained After Landing In Cabo De Palos  Murcia Today

Algerian Migrants Detained After Landing In Cabo De Palos - Murcia Today, Keep up with the Latest News including what's On, Where to Go and Where to Eat In ...



Algeria: The army, the people, and the three Bs - Al Jazeera EnglishAlgeria: The army, the people, and the three Bs  Al Jazeera English

The War of Independence left behind major political cleavages which are now being played out in the streets of Algeria.



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In the bustling Ramadan night market in Lakemba, in Sydney's west, food lovers talk about their favourite iftar dishes, from Somalia to Singapore, and ...



Algeria protests: Youth lead the movement for change - BBC NewsAlgeria protests: Youth lead the movement for change  BBC News

Towering over the struggle for the future of Algeria is a symbol of its past. Protesters gather in the shadow of the ornate Grande Poste, or post office - a French ...



Don't Get Your Hopes Up About Algeria - Foreign PolicyDon't Get Your Hopes Up About Algeria  Foreign Policy

It is hard not to be awestruck by events in Algeria over the last three weeks. Once again, a Middle Eastern autocrat tried to put one over on his people. By now ...



Algerian people won the battle, but the struggle is not yet over - Al Jazeera EnglishAlgerian people won the battle, but the struggle is not yet over  Al Jazeera English

Bouteflika's withdrawal from elections is an important first victory, but also a limited advance for the people.



What's next for Algeria? - Aljazeera.comWhat's next for Algeria?  Aljazeera.com

Many Algerians are concerned the acting president won't deliver peaceful democratic transition and fair elections.



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Algeria sets presidential election for 4 July after protests - BBC NewsAlgeria sets presidential election for 4 July after protests  BBC News

Algeria will hold presidential elections on 4 July, interim leader Abdelkader Bensalah has announced. It comes after a wave of protests led long-term President ...



Out with the old How to revive Algeria - The EconomistOut with the old How to revive Algeria  The Economist

IN MOST COUNTRIES candidates for president must prove that they are in command of their senses. In Algeria, for example, they are required to register in ...



Algeria unseen: how the secret service kept the country hostage - TRT WorldAlgeria unseen: how the secret service kept the country hostage  TRT World

To maintain their grip on power, the DRS is accused of carrying out large-scale violence, which includes rampant killings and assassinations, and has a history ...



Algeria protesters demand end to regime after Bouteflika's fall - BBC NewsAlgeria protesters demand end to regime after Bouteflika's fall  BBC News

Thousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the country's political structure. This is the seventh successive ...



Algeria army urges removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika - BBC NewsAlgeria army urges removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika  BBC News

Algeria's army chief of staff has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests against him. Speaking on television, Lt ...



Algeria: Hundreds of thousands march for President Bouteflika's removal - BBC NewsAlgeria: Hundreds of thousands march for President Bouteflika's removal  BBC News

Police use water cannon and tear gas as protesters demand the resignation of President Bouteflika.



Algeria protests: President Bouteflika to quit before 28 April - BBC NewsAlgeria protests: President Bouteflika to quit before 28 April  BBC News

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April, Algerian state media reports. The 82-year-old, who has been in ...



Algeria Protests: President’s Offer Fails to Temper Outrage - The New York TimesAlgeria Protests: President’s Offer Fails to Temper Outrage  The New York Times

Vows by Algeria's ailing president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, to set early elections should he win a new term in April appear not to have satisfied the thousands of ...



Algeria's President Bouteflika is going - but that's not enough for protesters - BBC NewsAlgeria's President Bouteflika is going - but that's not enough for protesters  BBC News

Weeks of protests in Algeria have pushed long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to drop his plans of running for a fifth term as president. However, he remains in ...



'The B's must go': Algerians keep up pressure on old guard - Al Jazeera English'The B's must go': Algerians keep up pressure on old guard  Al Jazeera English

Demonstrators gather for ninth successive Friday in cities across Algeria to call for root-and-branch political reform.



Algeria protests: Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators - BBC NewsAlgeria protests: Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators  BBC News

Algerian police used water cannon on Tuesday to disperse crowds demonstrating against the appointment of a new interim president. Abdelkader Bensalah, the ...



Algeria: Tens of thousands protest president's bid for fifth term - Al Jazeera EnglishAlgeria: Tens of thousands protest president's bid for fifth term  Al Jazeera English

Crowds march in cities across Algeria calling for ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika not to run in April election.



Algerian military considering all options to end crisis - ReutersAlgerian military considering all options to end crisis  Reuters

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned “time is ...



Algeria protests: Bouteflika appoints new government - BBC NewsAlgeria protests: Bouteflika appoints new government  BBC News

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has announced a major cabinet reshuffle, after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. State TV ...



‘It’s Time to Break the Chains.’ Algerians Seek a Revolution. - The New York Times‘It’s Time to Break the Chains.’ Algerians Seek a Revolution.  The New York Times

The demonstrations in Algeria have grown larger every week and now seem unstoppable. The protesters demand the ouster of not only President Bouteflika, but ...



Algerians Demand Resignation Of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika - NPRAlgerians Demand Resignation Of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika  NPR

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Monday that he would not seek reelection to a fifth term. But Algerians are demanding that he resign immediately ...



Algeria: New opposition umbrella group fails to reach consensus - Aljazeera.comAlgeria: New opposition umbrella group fails to reach consensus  Aljazeera.com

The National Coordination for Change laid out plans for a transition, but received mixed reactions from protesters.



Algeria protests: President confirms fresh poll bid despite rallies - BBC NewsAlgeria protests: President confirms fresh poll bid despite rallies  BBC News

Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again - but says he will not serve a full term. In a letter he said if ...



Who’s got the power? As Abdelaziz Bouteflika fades, Algeria considers a successor - The EconomistWho’s got the power? As Abdelaziz Bouteflika fades, Algeria considers a successor  The Economist

NOBODY WOULD call him quick and lithe. But Abdelaziz Bouteflika has something in common with the cheetahs that dart across the Sahara: he is rarely seen.



What President Bouteflika's Departure Means For Algeria's Future - NPRWhat President Bouteflika's Departure Means For Algeria's Future  NPR

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Muriam Davis, associate professor at the University of California Santa Cruz, about this month's protests that ousted Algeria's ...



The Algerian Revolutionary, Larbi Ben Mhidi | Algeria - Al Jazeera AmericaThe Algerian Revolutionary, Larbi Ben Mhidi | Algeria  Al Jazeera America

The Algerian is considered to be a national hero and symbol of the revolution that brought an end to French colonialism.