Algeria

Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader

Fifty-year-old businessman Mohamed Djemai replaces Moad Bouchareb, state television reports.

Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader

Opinion

In the Middle East, a new military crescent is in the making

Counter-revolutionary forces are seeking to resurrect the military dictatorship model the Arab Spring dismantled.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Algeria

In Algeria's Bordj Bou Arreridj, political art takes centre stage

Banners depicting local youth's discontent with the status quo inspires people elsewhere to 'illustrate their anger'.

In Algeria's Bordj Bou Arreridj, political art takes centre stage

Middle East

Thousands protest against Algeria's ruling elite

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down after 20 years in power, demonstrators say those who supported him must go.

Thousands protest against Algeria's ruling elite

Algeria

Algeria: Billionaire brothers placed in temporary custody

The three Kouninef brothers were arrested on Monday as part of an anti-graft drive.

Algeria: Billionaire brothers placed in temporary custody

Algeria

Algeria: Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers

Residents say the building in the UNESCO-listed Casbah district should have been 'renovated or destroyed'.

Algeria: Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers

Algeria

Algeria: 5 billionaires arrested as part of anti-corruption drive

Move follows army chief's pledge to launch anti-fraud crackdown as protesters continue to demand political overhaul.

Algeria: 5 billionaires arrested as part of anti-corruption drive

Algeria

'The B's must go': Algerians keep up pressure on old guard

Demonstrators gather for ninth successive Friday in cities across Algeria to call for root-and-branch political reform.

'The B's must go': Algerians keep up pressure on old guard

Opinion

Algeria: The army, the people, and the three Bs

The War of Independence left behind major political cleavages which are now being played out in the streets of Algeria.

Muriam Haleh Davis

by Muriam Haleh Davis

Muriam Haleh Davis

Middle East

Algeria transition: Constitutional council head Belaiz resigns

It is the country's highest judicial body, which oversees presidential and parliamentary elections.

Algeria

Army chief says 'time running out' to resolve Algeria crisis

Ahmed Gaid Salah says solution must be found 'as soon as possible', as protesters demand departure of rulers.

Army chief says 'time running out' to resolve Algeria crisis

Opinion

The art of revolution: What went right in Sudan and Algeria

And what could still go wrong.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Algeria

Algeria's magistrates threaten to boycott July presidential poll

Judges say they will not oversee the vote if it is held under same judicial framework and Bouteflika-era institutions.

Algeria's magistrates threaten to boycott July presidential poll

Middle East

Police use tear gas, arrest scores of protesters in Algeria

Friday's protests the first since interim leader Abdelkader Bensalah set presidential elections for July 4.

Police use tear gas, arrest scores of protesters in Algeria

Algeria

Algeria sets presidential election for July 4

Announcement comes a day after Abdelkader Bensalah replaced Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit in face of mass rallies.