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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 ..

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% ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Algeria: Bouteflika to step down by April 28

Algerian State Media has stated that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down from the current position before his term expires on April 28, 2019. The President has stated that it will be ensured that all the state-run institutions continue to have a smooth functioning in the transition period. The announcement has come after weeks of ..

Algeria: Protestors seek departure of Bouteflika

Many hundreds of Algerians have gathered through the streets of the capital of country along with many other major cities to demand quick departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and other ruling elite. The recent spat of rallies have come after the Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, who is the Chief of Army has called for ..

Algeria: Army Chief demands Bouteflika unfit to rule

The army chief of Algeria Ahmed Gaid Salah, has said that the President of the country Abdelaziz Bouteflika, is not fit to rule the country. This has come after the country saw weeks of protests against Bouteflika who has not been keeping well. The protests erupted as the President announced that he will seek a ..