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Algeria's interim president Bensalah calls for dialogue to prepare new elections

June 07, 2019 12:10 pm

The constitutional council on Sunday called off the presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political transition and risking more anger from anti-government protesters.

Algeria protests: President Bouteflika names new government, retains army chief Gaid Salah

April 01, 2019 8:00 am

Critics accused Gaid Salah of trying to orchestrate a coup, and the army chief suggested Saturday that unnamed figures were plotting against him as a result of his stand against Bouteflika's presidency.

‘It’s time to break the chains’: Across Algeria, roars for change

March 25, 2019 9:22 am

The demonstrations, the largest in over 30 years, have grown larger every week and seem unstoppable. Algeria, the largest country in Africa and a rare pillar of stability in the Arab world, faces an uncertain future.

France's Macron makes suggestions to Algeria to unblock Mali impasse

June 29, 2017 8:46 pm

Emmanuel Macron gave no precise details. Algeria brokered a peace deal between various Mali factions in 2015 and heads the follow-up committee. The agreement has yet to be fully implemented and the security situation in the former French colony has worsened.

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Algerian President abandons bid for 5th term amid mass protests

March 14, 2019 7:14 am

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Monday that he is delaying the April 18 election and won't seek another term