Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, fighting for his political survival.
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Algeria’s new Deputy Prime Minister Ramtane Lamamra says that President Abdel Aziz has vowed to hand over power to whoever is elected to succeed him.
Algeria’s Bouteflika defies pressure to step down immediately insisting to elect successor only after national conference and approval of new constitution.
Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against Bouteflika’s 20-year rule.
Brahimi, veteran diplomat expected to steer Algeria’s political transition, has won respect from foreign leaders and his country’s political elite.
Algeria is buffeted by serious winds of change, massive protests morphing into the biggest challenge facing its aging government in nearly three decades.
Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika landed in Algeria Sunday amid protests against his bid for a fifth term as president.
More than 1,000 judges said they would refuse to oversee Algeria’s election next month if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika contests it.
Physicians joined lawyers against Algerian President Abdelaziz to find out who approved a medical certificate clearing him for the fifth term in office.
There is a once-in-a-generation protest movement underway in Algeria against the rule of 82 year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Which side are you on?