Gulf Times - Algeria
Algeria frees prominent war veteran

Algeria frees prominent war veteran

Algeria released a prominent opposition activist on Thursday after freeing dozens of other people in recent days who were jailed during 10 months of mass protests.

Algeria names new prime minister

Algeria names new prime minister

Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Saturday named a university professor and former diplomat as prime minister as he builds a new government to handle political unrest and a looming economic challenge.

Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

The funeral of Algeria's powerful army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah got underway Wednesday as his remains arrived at the People's Palace, images broadcast by state TV showed.

Algeria's powerful army chief dies at pivotal point in political crisis

Algeria's powerful army chief dies at pivotal point in political crisis

Algeria's powerful army chief, who masterminded the state's response to mass protests this year, died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday

Ex-premier elected Algerian president; thousands march in protest

Ex-premier elected Algerian president; thousands march in protest

A former prime minister was elected Algeria's new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil

Algerian protesters rally as election goes ahead

Algerian protesters rally as election goes ahead

Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting ‘No vote! We want freedom!’ as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade ...

Algerian protesters hold last Friday rally before election

Algerian protesters hold last Friday rally before election

Tens of thousands of Algerians took to the streets on Friday, making a show of strength of their last weekly protest before a presidential election next week that they have rejected as meaningless.

Amir meets Algerian ambassador

Amir meets Algerian ambassador

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office Monday with the outgoing Algerian ambassador to Qatar Abdulaziz Saba.

Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief.

Ooredoo announces appointment of new Ooredoo Algeria CEO

Ooredoo announces appointment of new Ooredoo Algeria CEO

Ooredoo has announced the appointment of Nikolai Beckers as chief executive officer of Ooredoo Algeria as of August 3, 2019.

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures

A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former ruling elite, authorities said on Wednesday.

Algeria’s ex finance minister questioned in corruption case

Algeria’s ex finance minister questioned in corruption case

Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported.