The Listening Post

US-Iran debates: Fake writers and state-funded trolling

Tax-funded smears & a fake activist: worrying twists in the US-Iran propaganda war. Plus, Algeria's YouTube influencers.

Algeria

Algerians keep protesting despite arrest of top officials

Demonstrators in Algiers demand the departure of senior figures linked with former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algerians keep protesting despite arrest of top officials

Middle East

Algeria detains second ex-PM in anti-corruption case

Abdelmalek Sellal is the second former prime minister to be detained over alleged corruption in two days.

Algeria detains ex-PM Abdelmalek Sellal in anti-corruption case

Algeria

Algeria ex-PM held over alleged corruption: State media

Ahmed Ouyahia and a former minister detained after appearance in front of top court over corruption allegations.

Algeria ex-PM held over alleged corruption: State media

Algeria

'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped

Thousands protest for 16th Friday as interim leader calls for dialogue to fix a new date for presidential elections.

'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped

Algeria

Algeria interim leader urges 'dialogue' over election

Abdelkader Bensalah calls for an election date to be set 'as soon as possible' days after planned vote was pulled.

Algeria interim leader urges 'dialogue' over election

Algeria

Algeria's constitutional council cancels presidential election

The presidential election scheduled to be held on July 4 cancelled - a move protesters have been demanding for weeks.

Algeria's constitutional council cancels presidential election

France

'We shouldn't erase who we are to fit in certain mould'

Individuals of three generations question sense of belonging in France as they watch protests continuing in Algeria.

French Algerians on identity, discrimination, protests at 'home'

Africa

Algeria elections: No candidates register successfully

Some are calling for the election to be delayed and for the creation of an independent election-monitoring body.

Africa

Thousands protest in Algeria, renew call to postpone July vote

Algerians march for 14th consecutive week as authorities set up fences in front of the capital's Grand Post Office.

Thousands protest in Algeria, renew call to postpone July vote

Algeria

Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis

Protesters say transitional bodies need to be set up before free and fair elections can take place.

Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis

Middle East

Mass protests against Algeria's rulers resume

Demonstrators call for interim president Abdelkader Bensalah and Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui to resign.

Mass protests against Algeria's rulers resume

Algeria

Algeria: Bouteflika's brother, intelligence chiefs arrested

Said Bouteflika was seen as Algeria's de facto ruler after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika suffered a stroke in 2013.

Middle East

'You must go' Algerians tell leaders at mass demonstration

For 11th week, protesters demand removal of remnants of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's ruling elite.

'You must go' Algerians tell leaders at mass demonstration

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