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Hamid Ould Ahmed

Algerian protesters return to streets for demand reforms

Jul 19 2019

ALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians returned to the streets in the capital Algiers and other cities on Friday to demand radical political reforms and the departure of the ruling elite.

Algerian protesters push for reforms, man tries to burn himself

Jul 12 2019

ALGIERS A man sought unsuccessfully to set himself on fire on Friday as tens of thousands of Algerians rallied to push for reforms and the departure of the ruling elite.

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change

Jul 10 2019

ALGIERS Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite.

Algeria detains businessman in corruption investigation: radio

Jun 21 2019

ALGIERS Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state radio said on Friday as demonstrators returned to the streets to demand change.

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures

Jun 19 2019

ALGIERS A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former ruling elite, authorities said on Wednesday.

Algeria army chief says 'certain parties' seeking constitutional vacuum

Jun 18 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of favoring a constitutional vacuum in order to prolong the country's political crisis.

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV

Jun 17 2019

ALGIERS An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported.

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV

Jun 16 2019

ALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria

Jun 14 2019

ALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria

Jun 14 2019

ALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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