'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped

2019-06-08 09:32

Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power until a new head of state is elected.

Algeria protesters stage first mass rally of Ramadan

2019-05-10 19:10

Protesters thronged Algeria's capital for the first Friday mass rally of Ramadan, pressing their demands for reforms and the departure of key figures from ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's regime.

Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests

2019-04-27 09:31

Algerian protesters have vowed to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled president were sacked or arrested over alleged graft.

Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime

2019-04-20 13:54

Protesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff.

Bouteflika, Bashir... will other strongmen fall?

2019-04-11 20:23

Strongmen in the Middle East and North Africa will be eyeing warily popular protests, fed by frustration with living standards and an elite perceived as corrupt, that helped push veteran Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and now Sudan's Omar al-Bashir from power.

Thousands of Algerians in Paris mark the end of Bouteflika's rule

2019-04-08 11:43

For the seventh consecutive Sunday, Algerians in Paris continued to protest against the existing government in Algeria.

Algeria after Bouteflika: What happens now?

2019-04-05 10:19

Mass protests may have pushed long-time Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika from power, but demonstrators look unlikely to let up, demanding sweeping changes to the political system.

Algeria arrests business tycoon and Bouteflika backer

2019-04-01 19:38

Ali Haddad, one of Algeria's top businessmen and a backer of ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was arrested as he tried to cross into Tunisia, an Algerian security source said.

Algerians march against president, political system

2019-03-29 22:20

Algerians have taken to the streets by the millions for the sixth straight week of nationwide protests, trying to push their ailing president from power and bring down an entire political system seen as corrupt and out of touch.

Algerian prime minister promises new government in days

2019-03-15 07:23

Algeria's new prime minister is promising to create a government within days as the country faces mass protests calling on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.


Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4?

2019-05-23 05:04

Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests.

Brother of Algeria's Bouteflika, ex-spy bosses in custody

2019-05-06 05:33

An Algerian military judge remanded the powerful brother of deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs on charges including 'conspiring' against the state.

Wit and grit: Algeria's sizeable youth lead fight for change

2019-04-24 18:43

Algeria's aging ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was driven from power this month through protests led by the nation's burgeoning youth, a politically engaged, witty and increasingly educated generation frustrated by widespread youth unemployment.

Algeria protests keep up pressure on regime

2019-04-12 13:42

Algerian protesters gathered for the first protests since the announcement of presidential elections to succeed ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika fearing a ploy by the ruling system to stay in power.

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

2019-04-10 10:35

Algerian lawmakers appointed a regime stalwart as the country's first new president in two decades, dismaying protesters seeking sweeping change following the resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

'Heartbreaking' end to Bouteflika's reign, but the 'mood had changed' - Sisulu

2019-04-05 13:43

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has stepped down as leader of Algeria after 20 years at the helm.

Algerians demand sweeping change as Bouteflika era ends

2019-04-04 11:14

Flag-waving Algerians have celebrated the resignation of veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, but vowed to keep protesting to demand sweeping change to the country's political system.

Algeria's Bouteflika announces new government: official

2019-03-31 22:03

Protest-hit Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has named a new government headed by recently appointed Noureddine Bedoui, a statement from the presidency says.

Algerian president's party rejects his protest strategy

2019-03-25 13:24

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's own party is rejecting his plans for a national conference aimed at quelling mass protests against his leadership.

Over 1 000 judges oppose President Bouteflika's re-election bid

2019-03-13 05:48

More than 1 000 judges have refused to oversee Algeria's April 18 election if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika takes part in it.

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