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New Algerian premier promises broad government, urges dialogue

Noureddine Bedoui laid out his plans at a news conference in Algiers three days after ailing President Abelaziz Bouteflika announced his decision not to run for a fifth term that would have extended his 20 years in power. Bouteflika's move came after tens of thousands of Algerians staged demonstrations demanding an overhaul of a political system dominated by veterans of the 1954-62 war of independence against colonial power France. "Algerians were expecting Bedoui to provide answers, which he ...
Tags: Science, France, Algiers, Bouteflika, Ahmed Ouyahia, Noureddine Bedoui, Bedoui, Abelaziz Bouteflika, Hassen Zitouni, Reuters NEW GOVERNMENT


New premier urges Algerians to accept dialogue

Noureddine Bedoui laid out his plans at a news conference in Algiers three days after ailing President Abelaziz Bouteflika announced his decision not to run for a fifth term that would have extended his 20 years in power. Bouteflika's offer came after tens of thousands of Algerians staged demonstrations demanding an overhaul of a stagnant political system dominated by veterans of the 1954-62 war of independence. Prime Minister Bedoui, who replaced Ahmed Ouyahia on Monday, said the new governme...
Tags: Science, Algiers, Bouteflika, Ahmed Ouyahia, Noureddine Bedoui, Bedoui, Abelaziz Bouteflika


New Algerian PM says new government will be 'technocratic''

Algeria's new prime minister, Noureddine Bedoui, said on Thursday he would form an inclusive and technocratic government that involved young Algerians who have been staging protests to push for quick political changes. Bedoui was appointed premier on Monday after Ahmed Ouyahia resigned.
Tags: Science, Algeria, Ahmed Ouyahia, Noureddine Bedoui, Bedoui


PM: Algerian President Bouteflika, 82, to run for 5th term

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s prime minister says 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in this year’s election through a letter to the Algerian people in the coming days. Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia told a press conference Saturday about his “strong belief” that Bouteflika will run in the North African nation’s April […]
Tags: News, Nation, Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Bouteflika, ALGIERS Algeria, Ahmed Ouyahia


Saudi crown prince in Algeria on tour of Arab nations

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was holding meetings in Algeria as he continued his tour of Arab nations after attending the Group of 20 summit in Argentina. With pomp reserved for heads of state, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia greeted the prince on the tarmac late Sunday. A bevy of […]
Tags: News, Ap, Argentina, Algeria, Mohammed bin Salman, ALGIERS Algeria, Nation & World, Ahmed Ouyahia


Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the Algerian capital on Sunday night as part of a tour overshadowed by the murder of a dissident journalist. The powerful prince and his large delegation were seen being greeted on a red carpet at Algiers airport by Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and members of his government. Prince Mohammed set off last week on his first foreign tour since the grisly murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate on Oct...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Istanbul, Mohammed bin Salman, Algiers, Ahmed Ouyahia, Prince Mohammed, Jamal Khashoggi


Algerian PM Says Economy to Improve in 2018 as Energy Exports Recover

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's economy will improve this year, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said on Saturday, as revenue from the OPEC member's oil...
Tags: Opec, Ahmed Ouyahia, ALGIERS Reuters Algeria


Africa:NEPAD and the Battle for the Soul of the African Union

[ISS] Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia was one of the first to speak at the Nepad orientation committee meeting on the sidelines of the recent African Union (AU) summit. He said that although his country supports the AU reforms proposed by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Algeria is against scrapping Nepad. Algeria was one of the founding members of Nepad.
Tags: News, Africa, Algeria, Paul Kagame, African Union, Ahmed Ouyahia


French President Macron visits Algeria to boost cooperation

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is traveling to Algeria for a one-day working visit aimed at boosting the security and economic cooperation between the two countries. Macron plans to walk the streets of Algiers city center Wednesday before meeting with Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. They will discuss […]
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Algeria's Birth of a New Democracy

Co-authored by Samy Boukaila, Visiting Scholar, Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS International media outlets substantially covered news on the recently-endorsed constitutional amendments in Algeria. Think tank groups, analysts, and political experts provided various opinions as to what the impact of recent reforms and constitution amendments will be. The opposition to the ruling FLN (Front de Libération Nationale) party stated that "imminent change is doubtful." But the fact is, constitut...
Tags: Isis, United States, Algeria, Huffington Post, State, U S Department of State, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algiers, Bouteflika, American International School, Setif, Sasha Toperich, FLN Front de Libération Nationale, Said Bouteflika, Ahmed Ouyahia, Major Reform of Intelligence Department