Since the resignation of Bouteflika, who heads Algeria?

Since the resignation of Bouteflika, who heads Algeria?

The renunciation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika cascaded the fall of the main pillars of the “system” so much criticized by the street. A rather mixed assessment eighty days after the first wave of demonstrations demanding the departure of the Algerian head of state, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Begun February 22, the popular protest movement has certainly obtained, in […]

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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: 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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