Algeria latest news

Algeria latest news

The events of March — notably the suspension of the Hirak; the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic; the Karim Tabbou affair; and the collapse in the oil price — are likely to have transformational implications for the country. To these might be added the...
The return of the éradicateurs?

The return of the éradicateurs?

Major-General Ammar Athamnia has been appointed as Commander of Land Forces to replace Major General Saïd Chengriha who, in turn, replaced the late General Ahmed Gaïd Salah as Chief of the General Staff. In turn, Major-General Noureddine Hambli has replaced Athamnia...
The Hirak Jubilee

The Hirak Jubilee

Friday 31 January was the Hirak’s 50th Friday demonstration which is already being called the Hirak Jubilee. The turnout may have been marginally smaller which was possibly because some people were deterred from coming onto the street following the regime’s allegation...

Algeria – Forecast 2020

Politics & Policy Algeria enters 2020 in a state of extreme political uncertainty with President Abdelmadjid Tebboune — who was illegally elected on 12 December on the orders of an army head who died eleven days later — having little or no legitimacy and a newly...