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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.

A general view shows the Supreme Court in Algiers, Algeria.

Algeria jails ex-intelligence chiefs for 15 years

25 September 2019, 7:04 AM

A military court in Algeria on Wednesday jailed for 15 years two former intelligence chiefs, the brother of a former president and the leader of a political party for “conspiring against the army”.

Fire kills eight infants in Algeria hospital

24 September 2019, 2:37 PM

Eight infants died in a fire in a hospital in Algeria’s El Oued early on Tuesday the fire service was quoted as saying on state media without giving any further details.

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest to reject the Algerian election announcement for December, in Algiers, Algeria.

Algerians defiant in first protest since election call

21 September 2019, 9:37 AM

Since protesters forced veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit in April, the standoff between them and the authorities has focused on new elections.

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