Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting "We will not shut up!" and demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite a month after the downfall of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
About one million people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, police officers at the scene said, in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago.
Oil prices jumped as much as 6% on Wednesday after Opec sources said the group has reached a deal to limit crude output at its policy meeting in November, a source for the producer group said.
Algerian forces have cleared out Islamic State-affiliated militants from the mountains east of Algiers, two years after they kidnapped and beheaded a French tourist in the former al Qaeda stronghold, senior security sources said.
Algerian troops killed a jihadist east of the capital, the defence ministry said, bringing to 12 the number of gunmen killed by security forces in a week.