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Hamid Ould Ahmed

Algerian parliamentary election results expected within days, authority says

Jun 13 2021

ALGIERS The results of an Algerian parliamentary election in which fewer than a third of voters took part will be announced within a few days, the head of the voting authority said late on Saturday.

Low turnout as Algerians vote in parliamentary election

Jun 12 2021

ALGIERS (Reuters) -Algeria held parliamentary elections on Saturday that the ruling establishment hopes will turn a page on political unrest amid a crackdown on dissent, but even by mid afternoon few people had voted.

Algerian rulers aim for return to established order with election

Jun 11 2021

ALGIERS (Reuters) -Algeria's president and the generals backing him hope Saturday's parliamentary election will mark an end to two years of upheaval, but in the capital's steep, winding streets few people seemed enthused.

Algerian rulers aim for return to established order with election

Jun 11 2021

ALGIERS (Reuters) -Algeria's president and the generals backing him hope Saturday's parliamentary election will mark an end to two years of upheaval, but in the capital's steep, winding streets few people seemed enthused.

As Algerian protests resume, demonstrators differ on goals

Mar 17 2021

ALGIERS Abdenour Ait Said and Mohamed Chabti both helped topple Algeria's veteran president nearly two years ago by taking part in mass street demonstrations against the ruling elite but they no longer agree on the protests.

Algeria dissolves lower house of parliament, calls early elections

Feb 19 2021

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday announced the dissolution of the lower house of parliament and called early legislative elections.

Digging for victory: Algeria turns to bananas in trade gap battle

Feb 11 2021

SIDI FREDJ, Algeria Faced with dwindling energy revenues and costlier imports, Algeria's government is turning to farmers like Mostefa Mazouzi to help narrow its trade gap - so it's lent him a hectare of land on condition he use it to grow bananas.

Algerian president returns to Germany to be treated for COVID-19 complications

Jan 10 2021

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune flew back to Germany on Sunday for treatment in hospital for complications in his foot resulting from a coronavirus infection, the presidency said.

Algerians impatient for change with president still out sick

Dec 18 2020

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's first appearance since being hospitalised in Germany with COVID-19 in October was intended to reassure a country where big political decisions are long overdue.

Exclusive: Algeria sees 2021 budget deficit at 13.57% of GDP - document

Nov 09 2020

ALGIERS Algeria expects its 2021 budget deficit to reach 13.57% of gross domestic product, up from a 10.4% forecast for this year, after a 10.04% rise in public spending and as the pandemic has a deep impact on the oil-reliant economy, a government document seen by Reuters shows.

World News

'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.