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.
Algerian women bravely waged a battle against colonialism and patriarchy. Today, their legacy continues to inspire a new generation in the struggle for justice.
Although Algiers remained calm, security forces are bracing for further protests on Friday as demonstrators vowed to take to the streets until the 82-year-old ailing leader resigns.
Angry young Algerians are threatening not to vote, which could undermine this week's parliamentary elections and the country's facade of democracy. But others push for a strong opposition in parliament to closely monitor the ruling party.
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