Where is Algeria heading?

Where is Algeria heading?

With strong public protest against the Bouteflika regime, it is unclear what the future holds in store for Algeria Throughout March, many political parties, civil society associations, personalities and professional organisations called for mass demonstrations on...
Another mystery on the ‘cocaine coast’

Another mystery on the ‘cocaine coast’

Algeria’s cocaine coast: a 300 kg shipment of cocaine was recovered by the coast guard near Skikda in January Besides the current state of limbo — as Algeria waits for confirmation about whether the ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run for a fifth term...

The threat of regime implosion in Algeria

A central figure of the regime’s Bouteflika clan, Saïd Bouteflika (left) and Army Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaïd Salah (right) Algeria is now facing the very real threat of a rupture within the regime. For months, there has been talk about the in-fighting...
Algeria’s regime targets journalists

Algeria’s regime targets journalists

Algeria’s trend of targeting journalists is worrying. France-based blogger Amir Boukers, an Algerian who writes the Facebook blog under the hashtag name of AmarDZ, came under vicious attack from Anis Rahmani’s Arab-language Ennahar channel. Those suspected of helping...