Major Algerian cabinet reshuffle is anticipated

Major Algerian cabinet reshuffle is anticipated

Multiple sources are saying that Algeria’s El-Mouradia presidential palace is working on a major cabinet reshuffle, which they say should be carried out in the next week or two. There has, however, been talk of imminent reshuffles since last November without anything...
Algeria is at an important crossroads

Algeria is at an important crossroads

The implications for Algeria of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are potentially profound. Washington is pressing the regime to decide between Moscow or the West. If it chooses Moscow, dire political and economic consequences are likely. If it chooses the West it is...
Algeria: punishing Spain and rewarding Italy

Algeria: punishing Spain and rewarding Italy

Algeria is in the midst of complex and potentially risky negotiations and deals over its sale of gas to European countries.  Algeria — angered by Spain’s support for Morocco over the disputed Western Sahara (Morocco Focus, March 2022) — is therefore trying to...
Algeria at centre of France’s presidential election campaign

Algeria at centre of France’s presidential election campaign

Algeria has found itself at the centre of an ugly and blatantly racist presidential election campaign being waged by France’s extreme right wing parties which are promoting a conspiracy theory about North African Muslims replacing the white Christian indigenous...