Former Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika died on Friday, said the Algerian Presidency.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced Thursday the dissolution of parliament and holding early legislative elections amid anti-governmental protests.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new caretaker government on Sunday.
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.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday.
Candidates have 45 days to inform the constitutional council of their intention to take part.
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.
Algerian President Bouteflika sent a condolences cable to President Al-Sisi following the attack perpetrated Friday on Al Rawda mosque in North Sinai.
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.
Abdelkader Messahel will start on Sunday a tour in 8 Arab countries, according to Algerian President's Abdelaziz Bouteflika directives.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new cabinet on Thursday, replacing key posts including the energy minister.
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.