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Thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms

7 June 2019, 3:26 PM

With banners reading “You all go” and “We need new figures,” thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite.

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV

2 June 2019, 2:52 PM

Algeria’s constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday.

Algeria army chief urges protesters to accept July poll

20 May 2019, 5:01 PM

Algeria’s army chief on Monday urged demonstrators to accept presidential polls set for July 4 to elect a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algerian state TV presenter ‘sacked’ over protest support

9 May 2019, 10:36 PM

An Algerian state television presenter has been fired after slamming the media’s role in supporting the regime of ex-leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika and pushing for greater freedoms, colleagues said Thursday.

Demonstrators hold flags and banners as they return to the streets to press demands for wholesale democratic change well beyond former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation in Algiers, Algeria.

Algerian police arrest Bouteflika youngest brother

5 May 2019, 7:03 AM

Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika, the youngest brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and two former intelligence chiefs.

Algeria army chief rebuffs protesters, vows to uphold constitution

30 April 2019, 10:26 PM

Algeria’s army chief dug in Tuesday against protesters’ demands that transitional institutions be established outside the country’s constitutional framework, following president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s enforced resignation earlier this month.

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Algeria’s richest man held in jail in graft probe

23 April 2019, 12:43 PM

Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor’s orders, state media reported Tuesday, a day after his arrest as part of a corruption probe.

Algeria arrests five business tycoons

22 April 2019, 8:18 PM

Algerian police on Monday arrested the country’s wealthiest man hours after detaining four other business tycoons from a powerful family with links to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state television reported.

Algeria activists fear tougher police tactics after Friday clashes

15 April 2019, 11:04 AM

Algerian civil society groups warned Saturday of toughening police tactics and reaffirmed their commitment to peaceful pro-democracy rallies, a day after officers in riot gear clashed with protesters.

Algeria's newly appointed prime minister, Noureddine Bedoui, speaks during a joint news conference.

Algeria’s interim rulers under pressure for more change

4 April 2019, 6:20 AM

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ended 20 years in power on Tuesday after a final nudge by the military following six weeks of protests calling for democratic reforms after almost 60 years of monolithic rule.



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