Gulf Times - Algeria
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.

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified

Algeria on Sunday postponed disputed presidential polls, which were scheduled for next month, after the sole two hopefuls were disqualified.

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue

Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation's ruling elite.

Five Algerian billionaires arrested as part of antigraft investigation - State TV

Five Algerian billionaires arrested as part of antigraft investigation - State TV

Five Algerian billionaires, some of them close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation, Algerian state TV said on Monday.

Algerians demand more concessions in 9th week of mass protests

Algerians demand more concessions in 9th week of mass protests

Huge crowds of protesters filled central Algiers for a ninth weekly mass rally Friday, galvanised by the departure of long-time president Abdelaziz Bouteflika but vowing to keep up their demands for sweeping reforms.

Algeria top official quits as students keep up protest

Algeria top official quits as students keep up protest

In yet more upheaval for Algeria since the ousting of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the controversial head of the country's constitutional council quit Tuesday bowing to weeks of anger from protesters.

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Algerian lawmakers appointed a regime stalwart as the country's first new president in two decades Tuesday, dismaying protesters seeking sweeping change following the resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.