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An Algerian military court has sentenced the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and three co-defendants to 15 years in prison, the state APS news agency reports.
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief.
Algeria's army chief has insisted that a vote to elect a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika be delayed no longer, repeating his demand that polls be held before year-end.
Tens of thousands of Algerians have taken to the streets to celebrate their country's independence from France and continue calls for a new democratic leadership in the wake of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation in April.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika has stepped down as leader of Algeria after 20 years at the helm.
The brother of Algeria's deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika went on trial with two former intelligence chiefs and a political party head accused of plotting against the military, Algerian television reports.
Protesters massed in the Algerian capital on Tuesday to demand the cancellation of a controversial presidential election planned for December 12.
Algeria's powerful army chief has for a vote to elect a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika by the end of the year, with a date to be announced in mid-September.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the seventh consecutive Sunday, Algerians in Paris continued to protest against the existing government in Algeria.
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.
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