Saturday's election follows the arrest of seven leading protest movement figures and heavy police deployment in the capital Algiers, blocking any bid by the Hirak movement to hold anti-government protests.
Algeria is facing political and economic crises, with the coronavirus pandemic adding to the woes of an oil-dependent economy.
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.
Both Algeria and Turkey are keen to build a relationship that is mutually beneficial- but challenges remain.
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