'No to dictatorship!': Algerians rally on independence day

2019-07-09 13:59

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 arrests prominent war veteran

2019-07-01 16:24

Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he reportedly criticised military chief Ahmed Gaid Saleh.

'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 to probe activist's prison death

2019-05-30 17:27

Algeria is to investigate the death in custody of a prominent human rights activist, the country's justice ministry says.

24 Algerian police officers wounded in protest

2019-05-15 18:49

At least 24 police officers have been wounded in clashes with protesters rallying against unemployment in central Algeria, state media reported.

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.

5 billionaires arrested as part of Algeria's anti-corruption drive

2019-04-22 20:55

The move comes as the army chief announced that members of the ruling elite would soon be prosecuted for corruption.

Algeria protests loosen stranglehold on media

2019-04-17 16:05

Weeks of anti-government protests have helped Algerian journalists shake off the chokehold of state-imposed censorship but their work remains complicated and is often contested by demonstrators.

WATCH: Eighty police officers injured as Algeria protests continue

2019-04-13 11:10

Eighty police officers injured and hundreds arrested in the latest anti-government protests in Algeria.


Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV

2019-07-05 21:11

Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said.

Algerian protesters rally despite arrests

2019-06-22 19:48

Hundreds of Algerian protesters gathered in the capital despite a spate of arrests ahead of the latest weekly rally since the April 2 resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, AFP correspondents said.

Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4

2019-06-03 18:51

Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were rejected.

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.

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's richest man held in jail in graft probe

2019-04-24 07:06

Algeria's richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor's orders, state media reported, a day after his arrest as part of a corruption probe.

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.

The art of revolution: What went right in Sudan and Algeria

2019-04-16 10:37

And what could still go wrong.

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.

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