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Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Tebboune sworn in as Algerian president

19 December 2019, 2:07 PM

Algeria swore in Abdelmadjid Tebboune as president on Thursday as the Hirak protest movement debated its response to his offer of dialogue to end a months-long political crisis.

Ex-premier elected Algerian president, thousands march in protest

14 December 2019, 1:32 PM

A former prime minister was elected Algeria’s new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again, vowing their movement would not stop.

Algerian protesters rally as vote goes ahead

13 December 2019, 5:51 AM

Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting “No vote! We want freedom!” as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade to keep the ruling elite in power.


Algerian presidential candidate Mihoubi casts ballot

12 December 2019, 2:10 PM

Algerian presidential candidate, Azzeddine Mihoubi cast his vote on Thursday morning  in the long election despite months of protests against it being held.

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.


Hundreds of Algerians protest against proposed energy law

13 October 2019, 9:30 PM

Hundreds of Algerians protested in front of parliament on Sunday against a proposed energy law that they said the caretaker government had no right to p

Algeria’s protesters march against ruling elite as elections approach

12 October 2019, 11:13 AM

Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the country’s ruling elite on Friday, rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading “we will not shut up”, “we are not ready to stop” and “I will not vote”.

General Ahmed Gaed Salah

Algeria army will not back any candidate in presidential election

30 September 2019, 12:18 PM

Algeria’s army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika.



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