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Opposition MP elected Algeria Parliament chairman

Algerian lawmakers elected an Islamist opposition figure chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite. Parliament elected Slimane...

National dialogue needed in Algeria

Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said as mass...

Armed UAV proliferation update

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It has been a year since Drone Wars UK published Drone Wars: The Next Generation, which gave an assessment of who is operating armed...

Some seek constitutional vacuum in Algeria – claim

Algeria’s army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah accused some parties of favouring a constitutional vacuum to prolong the country’s political crisis. Veteran...

Algerians demonstrate for removal of the ruling elite

With banners reading “You all go” and “We need new figures”, thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital in what is a regular...

Call for dialogue in Algeria

Algeria interim president Abdelkader Bensalah called for all parties to launch an “inclusive dialogue” to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council’s scrapping...

Algeria presidential election postponed

Algeria’s constitutional council scrapped a presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political transition and risking...

ISS: Algeria, Sudan and the power of protest

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In the past two months, historic anti-government protests across Algeria and Sudan have forced their ageing autocrats to resign after decades of repressive rule....

Algeria will reportedly produce Boxer vehicles under license

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Algeria looks set to start producing Boxer infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) under license from next year, alongside Fuchs-2 armoured vehicles. A Boxer took part in...

Algerian police arrest brother of former president, two former intelligence chiefs

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Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika, the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and two former intelligence chiefs, Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...