Former PM Tebboune sworn in as Algerian president

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:31 GMT

Tebboune and other top brass attended the swearing-in ceremony alongside his defeated rivals for the presidency.

Algeria Constitutional Council convenes after Bouteflika resigned

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 11:41 GMT

Algeria's 12-member Constitutional Council met Wednesday to confirm a presidential vacuum in the country after Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his resignation.

Algerians celebrate departure of Bouteflika

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 01:50 GMT

Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital late on Tuesday to celebrate the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algeria's Bouteflika to resign before mandate ends April 28: state media

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 10:08 GMT

Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28, state news agency APS said on Monday.

Algerian army chief repeats call to declare president unfit for office

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 07:27 GMT

Algeria's army chief repeated a proposal on Saturday to declare President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for office under article 102.

Thousands of Algerians rally to demand Bouteflika quit

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 01:22 GMT

The protests had been expected to swell further after Friday prayers, as has happened on the four previous Fridays during this wave of demonstrations that kicked off on Feb 22.

EXPLAINER-Bouteflika at bay: Why protesters are taking on Algeria's ruling system

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 - 02:02 GMT

When uprisings swept the region in 2011, Algeria used a heavy security and oil money to curtail demonstrations.

President Bouteflika arrives in Algeria amid mass protests

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 - 07:57 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned home on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital.

Bouteflika says infiltration of protests could cause chaos

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 02:33 GMT

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, facing mass protests against his decision to stand for another term despite ill health

Algeria's Bouteflika offers to leave within one year if re-elected

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 08:25 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run in April's elections with an offer to step down after a year if he is re-elected.

Algerian minister sacked three days after appointment

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 03:13 GMT

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sacked his tourism minister Sunday days after he was appointed to the post.

Algeria voter apathy could mar legislative election

Tue, 02 May 2017 - 04:03 GMT

Algerians go to the polls on Thursday to elect a new parliament amid concerns that a low turnout will mar a vote