Algeria frees first democracy activists after presidential pardons
Algeria on Friday released more than 30 pro-democracy activists from jail, including a prominent journalist, in the first batch freed under presidential pardons issued ahead of the second anniversary of a popular uprising.
Algerian president returns from Germany after post-Covid surgery
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned home Friday after a one-month stay in Germany for surgery following post-Covid-19 complications in his foot, state television said.
Algeria president hospitalised in Germany but 'stable'
Algeria's president underwent medical tests in a German hospital and is in a stable condition, officials said Thursday, days after suspected coronavirus cases were reported among his aides. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, 74, was transferred Wednesday to Germany for treatment from an Algerian hospital. His office said he "underwent thorough medical tests in one of Germany's…
Algeria expects France to apologise for colonial past: president
Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said...
Algeria weighs plan to allow army deployments abroad
Could Algeria soon send troops from its army, the pillar of the regime, to join peace-keeping missions led by the United Nations or African Union?
Algeria's new prime minister pledges to regain trust
Algeria's new president on Saturday named as his prime minister an academic turned political insider who vowed to work to win back people's trust after months of street protests
New president sworn in to lead protest-hit Algeria
Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in as the new president of protest-hit Algeria on Thursday, a week after winning a widely boycotted election.
Ex-PM Tebboune wins Algeria presidential election
A former Algerian prime minister who served under deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president of the protest-wracked country after a vote marred by unrest and low turnout, results showed Friday.
Algeria registers 22 candidates for presidential vote
Algeria's election authority has registered 22 candidates for a December presidential election, including two former prime ministers under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the official APS agency reported Sunday.