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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.


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