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Algeria names Abdelkader Bensalah interim president as protests flare
10 Apr 2019
Parliament chose Abdelkader Bensalah to follow the long-serving Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the country's first new president in 20 years. It may not be enough for protesters who want to oust the entire political hierarchy.
Algeria: An army chief, an ailing president and a political crisis
29 Mar 2019
Algeria's army chief, Ahmed Gaid Salah, has urged President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down. Many Algerians support the move, but question whether the army has the legitimacy to take that kind of action.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns to Algeria amid protests
11 Mar 2019
Algeria's ailing and embattled president has returned home after being treated at a Swiss hospital for the past two weeks. His return comes amid a strike and mass protests against his decision to run for another term.
Algeria's President Bouteflika fires election campaign director amid protests
4 Mar 2019
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is facing unprecedented protests as he prepares to stand for a fifth term in April elections. Opponents say the ailing 82-year-old is unfit for office.