Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Former Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 10:09 GMT

Former Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika died on Friday, said the Algerian Presidency.

Algerian president dissolves parliament, to reshuffle cabinet amid protests

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 08:31 GMT

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced Thursday the dissolution of parliament and holding early legislative elections amid anti-governmental protests.

Algeria's Bouteflika names new caretaker government

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 07:30 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new caretaker government on Sunday.

Veteran diplomat set to guide Algeria's transition after protests

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:42 GMT

Lakhdar Brahimi, the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algeria’s political transition after mass protests, has won respect from foreign leaders and his country’s political elite during his long career.

Algeria's Bouteflika abandons re-election bid after weeks of protest

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 08:06 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday.

Algeria to hold presidential election on April 18

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 - 11:10 GMT

Candidates have 45 days to inform the constitutional council of their intention to take part.

Algeria's future uncertain, Macron unlikely to dwell on past during visit

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 03:45 GMT

Emmanuel Macron is likely to use a visit to Algeria on Wednesday to look to the future and turn the page on the colonial past.

Algeria president condoles with Sisi over Sinai mosque attack

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 11:45 GMT

Algerian President Bouteflika sent a condolences cable to President Al-Sisi following the attack perpetrated Friday on Al Rawda mosque in North Sinai.

Egypt strengthens ties with African neighbors in one week

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 - 08:27 GMT

Egypt has increased diplomatic ties with Algeria, Chad and Sudan in one week; talks over past two days include discussion on bilateral and regional issues.

Algerian FM to embark on tour of Arab countries including Egypt

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 03:33 GMT

Abdelkader Messahel will start on Sunday a tour in 8 Arab countries, according to Algerian President's Abdelaziz Bouteflika directives.

Algerian energy, finance ministers replaced in reshuffle - APS

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 02:34 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new cabinet on Thursday, replacing key posts including the energy minister.

Algerians vote for new parliament in ballot marked by apathy

Thu, 04 May 2017 - 11:19 GMT

Algerians vote on Thursday for a new parliament likely to hand a majority to the ruling FLN party and its allies, though turnout is traditionally low for elections to a National Assembly many voters dismiss as weak.