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Algerian PM to resign, paving way for vote after protracted protests

10 September 2019, 3:17 PM

Algerian Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui will resign soon to pave the way for elections this year that the army sees as the only way to end a standoff over months of protests, two senior sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Algerian former fighters warn against civil protests

17 June 2019, 8:08 AM

While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat.

Algeria to hold July 4 presidential election after mass protests

10 April 2019, 8:42 PM

Algeria will hold a presidential election on July 4, the interim presidency said on Wednesday after weeks of mass protests led to the resignation of long-serving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algeria: from mass protests to Bouteflika resignation

2 April 2019, 9:48 PM

Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday, nearly six weeks after the start of unprecedented protests sparked by his bid for a fifth term.

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Algeria set for further mass protests against Bouteflika

22 March 2019, 1:49 PM

Algerians were set to launch another round of massive street demonstrations Friday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term sparked a protest movement that shows little sign of abating.

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Train and metro services halted in Algerian capital ahead of protests

8 March 2019, 1:57 PM

Algerian authorities halted train and metro services in the capital Algiers on Friday amid heavy security ahead of expected protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Police attempt to disperse protesting lawyers

Algerian lawyers take to the streets to back anti-Bouteflika protests

7 March 2019, 1:45 PM

Hundreds of lawyers in black robes took to the streets of downtown Algiers on Thursday to press President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down after 20 years in power, adding momentum to the biggest protests there since the 2011 Arab Spring.

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on authorities as vote nears

29 November 2019, 7:20 PM

Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters marched on Friday to demand that a presidential election next month be canceled until the old ruling guard step aside and the army quit politics.

People take part in a protest demanding immediate political change in Algiers, Algeria.

Algerian protesters step up pressure with new demonstrations

21 November 2019, 8:12 AM

Weekly protests have taken place on Tuesdays and Fridays since February, but demonstrators appear eager to increase their street presence in the run up to the vote.

People walk past a campaign poster for presidential election in Algiers, Algeria.

Five candidates to contest Algeria’s presidential election

3 November 2019, 7:22 AM

Five candidates will run in Algeria’s presidential election next month, including two former prime ministers, the head of the election authority said on Saturday, amid mass protests rejecting the vote.

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