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Algeria votes on new constitution amid opposition boycott

November 02, 2020 9:46 am

Overall turnout was just 23.7 per cent, the lowest of any Algerian election to date; results are expected to be announced on Monday.

Algeria win African Cup title, beat Sadio Mane's Senegal 1-0

July 20, 2019 10:17 am

Striker Baghdad Bounedjah's shot on Algeria's first attack deflected off Senegal defender Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomis at Cairo International Stadium.

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.

Explained: What is going on in Algeria, the largest country in Africa?

April 06, 2019 8:15 am

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised the movement for its “mature and calm nature.”

Algeria’s President Bouteflika is gone. What happens now?

April 04, 2019 7:33 am

The country’s constitutional council ratified the resignation Wednesday, formally ending the rule of a man who had locked down Algeria’s politics for a generation, but leaving the country on the threshold of new uncertainties.

Unless structural reforms are undertaken, Algeria could see a second Arab Spring

April 02, 2019 9:17 am

Now there is a strong feeling among the Algerians that even if the state is controlled by a few individuals, they have the power to bring down the government.

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.

Algeria: Amid protests, army chief calls for president to be declared unfit

March 27, 2019 7:24 am

Army chief Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah said he wants to trigger the process that would declare President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for office, after more than a month of mass protests against the ailing leader's long rule.

‘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.

Algerians demand President Bouteflika quits in biggest protest yet

March 16, 2019 12:03 pm

No heavy clashes were reported but the authorities said some 75 protesters were arrested and 11 policemen were slightly injured during the demonstrations.


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

Meet Algeria's tattooed women

January 07, 2016 3:28 pm

In Algeria's Aures mountains, a Chaouia woman's beauty was once judged by her tattoos. But now, the fading etchings are a source of pain.