Algeria

New Algerian PM to form 'technocratic government'

Noureddine Bedoui says he will work on reforms after President Bouteflika opted out of April polls in face of protests.

New Algerian prime minister to form 'technocratic government'

Algeria

What's next for Algeria?

Analysts say president's concessions are an attempt to buy time, will thousands of demonstrators accept it?

What's next for Algeria?

Inside Story

Is this a turning point for Algeria?

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika says he won't run for a fifth term and has delayed elections.

Opinion

Algerian people won the battle, but the struggle is not yet over

Bouteflika's withdrawal from elections is an important first victory, but also a limited advance for the people.

Malia Bouattia

by Malia Bouattia

Malia Bouattia

Algeria

Demonstrators demand Bouteflika's immediate departure

Algerian president's move not to stand for fifth term fails to satisfy protesters as elections indefinitely postponed.

Demonstrators demand Bouteflika's immediate departure

Algeria

Algeria's Bouteflika will not seek fifth term, delays elections

Announcement carried by state media comes amid mass demonstrations against ailing leader's plan to extend 20-year rule.

Middle East

Looking at the political life of Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika

The 82-year-old's decision to withdraw from the upcoming presidential race comes amid widespread anger over his candidacy.

Middle East

Over 1,000 judges oppose Bouteflika's re-election bid

Judges refuse to oversee Algeria's April election if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika takes part in it.

Over 1,000 judges oppose Bouteflika's re-election bid

France

'This is our time; it's the time for Algerian people'

Algerian diaspora takes to the streets once again to express solidarity with anti-Bouteflika protesters back home.

'This is our time; it's the time for Algerian people'

Algeria

President Bouteflika returns to Algeria amid mass protests

The 82-year-old, whose bid to seek a fifth term sparked widespread demonstrations, was in Geneva for medical treatment.

President Bouteflika returns to Algeria amid mass protests

Algeria

Algeria's unprecedented and growing protests, in 10 photos

Bad weather was not enough to stop protesters from marching in Algiers to demand Bouteflika abandon his reelection bid.

Algeria's unprecedented and growing protests, in 10 photos

Middle East

Algeria protests: Partial strike under way in the capital

A partial strike across the country is also under way and expected to last for five days.

Algeria

Algeria shuts universities as rallies pile pressure on Bouteflika

In an apparent bid to halt growing student-led demonstrations, authorities bring scheduled university holiday forward.

Algeria shuts universities as rallies pile pressure on Bouteflika

Algeria

Algeria protests grow as Bouteflika adamant on fifth term

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's troubles increase as Algeria sees the biggest demonstration in nearly 30 years.

Algeria

Algeria sees biggest anti-government rallies in decades

Tens of thousands demonstrate across Algeria in a bid to keep up the pressure on ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algerians mobilise for mass anti-Bouteflika protests