Algeria: Issad Rebrab, the CEO of the largest private group incarcerated

Algeria: Issad Rebrab, the CEO of the largest private group incarcerated

Surprisingly, the gendarmerie on Monday arrested businessman Issad Rebrab, CEO of the Cevital group considered the first fortune of Algeria, for “false statement on capital movements.” Issad Rebrab, CEO of the first private group in Algeria, Cevital, and considered as the first fortune of the country, was incarcerated on the night of Monday, April 22, […]

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Algeria: Five billionaires including relatives of Bouteflika arrested

Algeria: Five billionaires including relatives of Bouteflika arrested

Five Algerian billionaires, including relatives of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, were arrested in Algeria in an anti-corruption investigation, local television reported on Monday. These five suspects are Issad Rebrab, considered the richest man in Algeria, and four brothers of the Kouninef family with ties to Bouteflika, adds the television. Issad Rebrab heads Cevital, which imports […]

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Algeria: new monster demonstration against power in Algiers

Algeria: new monster demonstration against power in Algiers

The protesters are demanding the departure of Bouteflika’s relatives who are propelled into power after his withdrawal from the presidential race. The streets of Algiers are not empty for this ninth “act” of mobilization. An immense crowd filled the streets of central Algiers for several kilometers again for a new demonstration demanding the departure of […]

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Algeria: the regime will know if the Bouteflika dismiss is enough to calm the protestations

Algeria: the regime will know if the Bouteflika dismiss is enough to calm the protestations

Algerian leaders who have in turn released Abdelaziz Bouteflika will know Friday, which promises to be a new test day of major events, if their proposal to sidelined the president is enough to appease the popular protest. In advocating Tuesday the implementation of constitutional mechanisms to remove Mr. Bouteflika, General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, Chief of […]

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Algeria: Constitutional Council has not yet debated Bouteflika

Algeria: Constitutional Council has not yet debated Bouteflika

The Algerian Constitutional Council has not yet debated a possible procedure for dismissal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for unfit to carry out his office, reported Thursday the Algerian public radio. This constitutional solution to the protests that has been going on since late February was proposed Tuesday by the army chief of staff and Deputy […]

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Algeria the presidential elections will take place on April 18th

Algeria: the presidential elections will take place on April 18th

The next presidential election in Algeria will take place on April 18, announced Friday the presidency of the Republic, quoted by the state press agency Algeria Press Services (APS). The mandate of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has headed Algeria since 1999, expires on April 28. His side has been calling him for several months to […]

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Algeria accuses Arab countries of infiltrating terrorists to destabilize the Maghreb.

Algeria accuses Arab countries of infiltrating terrorists to destabilize the Maghreb.

Algiers has decided to drive back all Arab migrants, especially Syrians, coming to its southern borders. From a security source, they would be “terrorists” from Syria and Yemen sent by Arab states to destabilize Algeria and the whole Maghreb. “The government’s decision to deny access to Algeria to Arab migrants arriving through Niger and Mali […]

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