Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance.
Protesters are filling the streets of Algeria’s capital for a 12th consecutive week, and the country’s army chief is a prime target of their opposition.
An Algerian military court has detained a prominent left-wing politician as it investigates an alleged plot against the country’s leadership.
The influential brother of former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two generals once in charge of intelligence have been jailed while under investigation for plotting against the state, a military tribunal said Sunday.
A young Algerian protester has died from head injuries that his family and friends believe were caused by a police beating.
Algerian protesters who succeeded in pushing out longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika now want other key officials to leave too.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down on Tuesday after 20 years in office, and six weeks of massive nationwide protests.
The Latest on political upheaval in Algeria (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Algerian Defense Ministry has called for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit “immediately” after two decades in office.
Algerian protesters and opposition leaders are cautiously welcoming President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s planned departure, but say it doesn’t go far enough.
Embattled Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika says he will step down before his fourth term ends on April 28.
Algeria’s powerful army chief has retained his post in a newly-named government despite his call to have ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office.
Algerian media say a top Algerian businessman, Ali Haddad, has been arrested at an Algerian border post as he was apparently trying to go to Tunisia amid political crisis in the country.