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Algeria’s powerful army chief dies – state media

23 December 2019, 12:59 PM

Algeria’s powerful army chief Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaed Salah, who was instrumental in bringing down long-time president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has died, state media reported on Monday. The 79-year-old’s death comes at a time of mass protests across Africa’s largest country as people demand that the ruling elite quits power and that the influential military steps back […]

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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.

Algerian protesters hold last Friday rally before election

6 December 2019, 7:23 PM

Tens of thousands of Algerians took to the streets on Friday, making a show of strength of their last weekly protest before a presidential election next week that they have rejected as meaningless.

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.


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



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