Following massive street protests, Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been forced to resign, ending 20 years of his rule.

But who will replace Algeria's longest-serving president?

The constitution says the speaker of parliament should be the interim leader until elections are held.

But there are concerns over how long the transition will last, with protesters demanding an overhaul of the entire political system.

So will the transition of power in Algeria be peaceful?

Presenter: Hazem Sika


Amel Boubekeur - Research fellow at the Paris-based School for the Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

Dalia Ghanem - Resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center

Djamel Eddine Taleb - Journalist

Source: Al Jazeera News