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.
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.
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.
April 06, 2019 8:15 am
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised the movement for its “mature and calm nature.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.