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Anti-Bouteflika protests shake Algeria’s business community

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One of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s few remaining allies in the face of mass protests, tycoon Ali Haddad, is facing pressure to quit as head...

Algerian doctors join Bouteflika protests

Algeria’s doctors called for mass protests against Abdulaziz Bouteflika during Independence Day celebrations, ratcheting up pressure on an ailing president who is clinging to...

Sudanese protesters keeping pressure on al-Bashir

Hundreds of protesters, mostly students, took to the streets in and near Khartoum, continuing a three-month wave of demonstrations that poses the most serious...

Algerian unions against new government initiative efforts

Thirteen independent Algerian unions refused to back the newly-appointed prime minister’s efforts to form a government he hopes will placate protesters pressuring President Abdelaziz...

Army will preserve Algerian security

The Algerian army will preserve national security “in all circumstances and conditions”, Deputy Defence Minister Ahmed Gaed Salah told Ennahar TV, amid continuing protests...

Sudanese opposition leader’s daughter jailed over protests

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The deputy head of Sudan’s opposition Umma Party was sentenced to a week in prison on Sunday for demonstrating against the president, a party...

President Bouteflika arrives in Algeria amid mass protests

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned home on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital, state television said, while protesters have massed at...

Bouteflika warns protesters

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika issued his first warning to protesters who have taken to the streets in thousands to demand an end to his...

Protestors defy Sudan emergency measures

Hundreds of protesters hit the streets in several Khartoum neighbourhoods and security forces rounded up a number of demonstrators calling on President Omar al-Bashir...

Sudan opposition news conference “blocked”

One of Sudan’s leading opposition parties said security services prevented a news conference it planned, calling the move another “oppressive” government measure in the...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...