Shifting geopolitical tides and security priorities have strained the once-close ties between Algiers and Washington.
The election campaign has been met with indifference as Algerians grapple with a pandemic-hit economy.
Algeria has recalled its ambassador to France for consultations after what it called "irresponsible" comments attributed to French President Emmanuel Macron, Algeria's presidency says.
Office of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announces the death of former president Bouteflika without providing cause of death or information about funeral arrangements.
Appointed last week as prime minister to replace Abdeaziz Djerad, Ayman Benabderrahmane, who was finance minister in the previous government, will remain in charge of finance, while Mohamed Arkab keeps his job as energy minister.
Demonstrators shout slogans including "No elections with mafia gangs" and "a civil not a military state" a day after President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced early elections on June 12.
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.
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.
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's cabinet is composed of 39 members, whose names were announced by the spokesman on state TV live from the presidency, in a departure from the usual procedure of naming a government in a statement.
The recent wave of uprisings across the Middle East represents a continuation of the revolutionary process that began in 2011, and while they all have regional and local contexts, they do share a common thread.
The jail terms are the first of a string of high-profile corruption trials launched after longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in the face of mass protests in April. Protests against the Algeria government have continued.
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