Gulf Times - Algeria-protests
Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief.

Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rally against Bouteflika

Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rally against Bouteflika

Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who is fighting for his political survival in the face of relentless protests and the desertion of long-time allies.

Algerians hold biggest anti-Bouteflika protests

Algerians hold biggest anti-Bouteflika protests

Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year rule since unrest began last month.

Diplomat, protesters to plan Algeria's future after Bouteflika

Diplomat, protesters to plan Algeria's future after Bouteflika

A veteran Algerian diplomat and protest groups will join a conference planning the country's future after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika yielded to mass demonstrations and agreed not to run again, a government source said on Tuesday.

Tens of thousands of Algerians protest against Bouteflika

Tens of thousands of Algerians protest against Bouteflika

Tens of thousands of Algerians defied heavily deployed riot police on Friday and resumed mass protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika posing the biggest threat to his 20-year-old rule.