Abdelaziz Bouteflika Current Affairs, GK & News

Algerian Protests

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the protests in Algeria had been called off for the first time in a year. Revolution of Smiles The protests in Algeria is also called the Revolution of Smiles or the Hirak Movement. It is an anti-government protest that started in February of 2019. It is a protest ..

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Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as the President of Algeria

The former Prime Minister of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected as the new President of Algeria. Abdelmadjid Tebboune has previously served as the Prime Minister of Algeria for a period of 3 months from May 2017 to August 2017. The Algerian election authority informed on Friday, 13th December that Tebboune won the election with 58.15% ..

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Algeria: Army Chief seeks to dissolve crisis

General Ahmed Gaid Salah, the Chief of Army of Algeria has said that the army is taking all options into consideration for resolving the political crisis of the country as people are protesting throughout the capital city demanding the resignation of the interim leaders of the country. Salah said in a speech, “time is running ..

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Algerians protesting against the interim leader

Protests have erupted in Algeria ever since the announcement of the Presidential elections for succeeding Bouteflika. However, no violence has been reported even after the riot police dressed in helmets and carrying shields tried the clear the main site of protest outside the main post office in the centre of the capital of Algeria, the ..

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Algerian President resigns after mass protests

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has ultimately resigned with immediate effect bowing down to the massive street protests against his tenure of 20 years. Bouteflika had announced that he will step down within hours of the announcement by the army chief that he will act to remove him from power. In a letter addressed to the Constitutional ..

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