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    Algeria army chief says some parties seeking constitutional vacuum

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:10am on June 19, 2019

    Algeria’s army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of wanting a constitutional vacuum, to prolong the country’s political...

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    Thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 02:13am on June 08, 2019

    With banners reading ‘You all go’ and ‘We need new figures’, thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become...

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    Human rights campaigner dies in Algeria jail

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 01:43pm on May 29, 2019

    An Algerian human rights campaigner and Mozabite Berber activist died on Tuesday in pre-trial detention, his lawyer...

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    Confusion dominates as Algeria heads into troubled waters

    Jean Perier  | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    WITH the presidential election day approaching in Algeria, the sheer number of political forces aiming to secure power in this troubled state leaves geopolitical analysts...

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    Algeria’s top official resigns as students keep up protests

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    The chairman of Algeria’s Constitutional Council Tayib Belaiz quit his post on Tuesday, state news agency APS said, following calls for his resignation by pro-democracy...

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    Protests keep up pressure on Algeria regime

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:05pm on April 10, 2019

    Algerian demonstrators kept up protests Wednesday against the ruling elite despite a pledge from the interim head of state to hold ‘transparent’ presidential elections following...

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    Algerian protesters march again after president’s resignation

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:15am on April 06, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding radical change marched through Algiers for a seventh successive Friday, as Algeria’s spy chief was reportedly fired in a...

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    Students march to demand immediate end to Bouteflika rule

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    Hundreds of students marched in Algiers on Tuesday demanding the immediate resignation of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the replacement of Algeria’s political system, a day...

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    And now Algeria

    Daniel Warner | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    IT HAS now been nine years since protests broke out across the Middle East and North Africa....

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    Algerians take to streets, press for quick change

    Agence France-Presse . Alger | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Thousands of protesters returned to Algeria’s streets Tuesday after jubilation over president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s vow not to seek re-election gave way to fears of a...