Gulf Times - Bouteflika
Thousands march in Algeria, say no election before elite quits

Thousands march in Algeria, say no election before elite quits

Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria top official quits as students keep up protest

Algeria top official quits as students keep up protest

In yet more upheaval for Algeria since the ousting of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the controversial head of the country's constitutional council quit Tuesday bowing to weeks of anger from protesters.

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Algerian lawmakers appointed a regime stalwart as the country's first new president in two decades Tuesday, dismaying protesters seeking sweeping change following the resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Army wants Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office

Army wants Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office

Algeria's army chief of staff called on Tuesday for a constitutional move that would see President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office, in a rare direct intervention by the military after weeks of protests.

Anti-Bouteflika strikes hit Algeria's schools, transport

Anti-Bouteflika strikes hit Algeria's schools, transport

Thousands of students took to the streets of Algeria on Sunday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, as schools shut and transport in the capital halted as part of a protest strike.

Algeria war veterans back protests demanding end to Bouteflika's rule

Algeria war veterans back protests demanding end to Bouteflika's rule

Algerian war veterans said protesters demanding ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power had legitimate concerns and urged all citizens to demonstrate ...

Students at Algiers rally say 'No' to Bouteflika 5th term

Students at Algiers rally say 'No' to Bouteflika 5th term

Hundreds of students from universities across Algeria on Tuesday marched in the capital to protest against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's determination to run for a fifth term in April elections.

Algeria's ruling coalition wins legislative elections

Algeria's ruling coalition wins legislative elections

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its coalition ally have won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, the interior ministry said on Friday of a vote marred by a low turnout.

Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4

Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4

Algeria will hold parliamentary elections on May 4, the presidency said on Thursday, starting the countdown to the first ballot since the legislature's powers were boosted by amendments to the country's constitution.

Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reforms

Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reforms

Algeria's parliament is expected to adopt a package of constitutional reforms that authorities say will strengthen democracy, but opponents doubt it will bring real change.