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Algerian Interim President Promises Free Elections
ALGIERS—Algeria's interim president, in a televised speech to the nation, promised on April 9 to organize free elections within 90 days after weeks of protests that led to the resignation ...
April 10, 2019
Algeria’s Leader, Ceding to Protests, Will Quit by April 28
ALGIERS, Algeria—Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his fourth term ends on April 28, his office ...
April 1, 2019
The Associated Press
Hundreds of Thousands March Against Algeria’s Bouteflika
ALGIERS—Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on March 29 to demand the resignation ...
March 30, 2019
Army Chief Asks for Algeria’s Bouteflika to Be Declared Unfit for Office
ALGIERS—After weeks of mass protests, Algeria's powerful army chief of staff called on March 26 for a constitutional ...
March 26, 2019
Algeria’s Bouteflika Abandons Re-election Bid After Weeks of Protest
ALGIERS—Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on March 11, bowing to ...
March 11, 2019
Ailing President Returns to Algeria as Mass Protests Swirl
ALGIERS—President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on March 10 after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital, ...
March 10, 2019
Algeria War Veterans Back Protests Demanding End to Bouteflika’s Rule
ALGIERS—Algerian independence war veterans said protesters demanding ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power ...
March 6, 2019
Algeria’s Bouteflika Offers to Leave Within One Year If Re-elected
ALGIERS—Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, facing mass protests over his 20 years in power, will run in April's elections ...
March 4, 2019
Algerian Police Use Tear Gas as Rare Anti-Government Protests Enter Third Day
ALGIERS—Algerian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators on a third straight day of rare political ...
February 26, 2019
Algeria Bans Wearing of Full-Face Veils at Work
ALGIERS—Algerian authorities on Oct. 18 banned women from wearing full-face veils, or niqabs, at work, citing reasons of ...
October 19, 2018
Fundamentalists Gain Ground in Algeria as War Memory Fades
ALGIERS, Algeria—Mosques are going up, women are covering up, and shops selling alcoholic beverages are shutting down in ...
August 20, 2016
The Associated Press
France Is Forging New Relations With Its Former Colonies, but Old Habits Die Hard
As most Francophone African countries celebrate their 55 years of independence this year, this may be a good ...
September 21, 2015
Algeria Backtracks on Shale Gas Plans After Protests
ALGIERS, Algeria—Algeria's prime minister announced Wednesday that plans to drill for the country's abundant shale gas reserves have ...
January 21, 2015
Algeria Calls for OPEC to Cut Production
ALGIERS, Algeria—Algeria's oil minister on Sunday called on OPEC to cut production and raise the price of oil, ...
December 28, 2014
OPEC Keeps Oil Production on Hold Despite Low Prices
Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out ...
November 27, 2014
OPEC Unity Tested by Low Prices, Oil Glut
OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging — and in ...
November 27, 2014
Five Arab Elections in Search of a Democratic Transition
In the current two months between mid-April and early June, five Arab countries—Algeria, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, and even ...
May 10, 2014
The Algerian Elections and the Status Quo
As in many other authoritarian regimes in the region, the Algerian elections are not meant to facilitate a ...
April 15, 2014
Low Turnout Expected in Algeria Elections
Algeria on Thursday held parliamentary elections for the first time since the Arab Spring unrest that left the ...
May 10, 2012
Protests Spread to Algeria and Yemen
In wake of protests that brought down both Tunisian and Egyptian leaders, demonstrators in Algeria and Yemen took ...
February 14, 2011
Slovenia Take Charge in World Cup Group C, Defeat Algeria
Slovenia captain Robert Koren benefited from a gaffe by Algerian goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi and his team took charge ...
June 13, 2010
Moody’s Downgrades Hong Kong Outlook to ‘Negative’ as Protests Continue
A Bipartisan House Group Rallies With Farmers for USMCA
OxyContin Maker Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Thousands of Lawsuits
Trump Questions Iran’s Denial of Saudi Oil Attack Involvement
Progressive Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren for 2020
Trump Responds to NY Times Correction: ‘The One Who Is Actually Being Assaulted Is Justice Kavanaugh’
Trump Administration to Look at Immigrants’ Social Media Accounts