Long-dominant National Liberation Front (FLN) dominates in weekend parliamentary elections, but with a significantly reduced 105 seats and with the country's lowest ever turnout at 23%, electoral board says.
Communications Minister Ammar Belhimer says state-run news channel France 24 "practices disinformation and manipulation in addition to confirmed hostility against Algeria."
After spurring demonstrations in 2019 to oust veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the "Hirak" movement continued with weekly marches seeking to stop the army from interfering in politics.
Thousands rally to remember those killed by French forces in 1945 as government demands Paris apologise for "crimes against humanity" during colonial era.
Algeria’s president has made token gestures to appease protestors and promised new elections, while being confronted with a popular movement that is a shadow of its former self.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announces a government reshuffle and orders the release of 60 detainees of a protest movement that forced his predecessor from power.
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated new levels of anxiety ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins this week, in which congregational worship plays a significant role.
Around 300 protesters tried to march in Algiers, prompted by calls online by the "Hirak" protest movement that has gripped Algeria for over a year.
Several thousand demonstrate to mark first anniversary of protests that ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, demanding removal of his allies who're are still in power.
Q&A: In an interview with TRT World, North Africa expert Abdennour Toumi described the region's political upheavals and discussed the potential for closer cooperation between Algeria and Turkey - including in the Libya conflict.
General Ahmed Gaid Salah, who was Algeria's chief of the armed forces, died unexpectedly on Monday after a heart attack, plunging Algeria into new uncertainty after 10 months of pro-democracy protests.
Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won Algeria's widely unpopular presidential election without the need for a second-round runoff, the electoral commission says.
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