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Algeria

Algeria

Population: 41.32 mn.
GDP: $170.37 bn.
Debt: $5.7 bn.

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Cracking down on the Hirak

While Algeria's establishment seeks new legitimacy from Assemblée populaire nationale elections set for 12 June, opponents are coming under a wave of suppression and elite f...


Mutual distrust

Algeria is unlikely to help in counter-terror efforts, and Russia is ahead in Covid diplomacy

Returning in February from another bout of Covid treatment in Germany, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has sought to gain momentum before opposition El Hirak (The Movement) and fact...


In intensive care

President Tebboune's long stay in Germany raises questions about his grip on power while the military is keen to flex its muscles abroad

There were glimmers of hope when a civilian president with a reformist reputation, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, was elected after mass protests ended his strongman predecessor's 20-year r...


Sick of everything

The 74-year-old President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, is seriously ill with Covid-19 while the body politic shows no signs of recovery either. The turnout for the 1 November referendum ...


Which way is Tebboune facing?

A month ahead of a constitutional referendum and parliamentary elections, the country is deeply divided over the government’s claims of reform

Supporters of President Abdelmajid Tebboune, backed by army Chief of Staff Major General Saïd Chengriha, have presided over the crushing of the oligarch culture that thrived under...


Reshuffles and releases

There was something for everyone to celebrate on Independence Day, 5 July, as President Abdelmajid Tebboune named 74-year-old Major General Saïd Chengriha as his permanent Chief of...


Locking down the system

The elite is using the pandemic to consolidate its position while the grass-roots opposition struggles to regain traction

President Abdelmajid Tebboune's government is emerging from the coronavirus crisis financially much poorer but more politically secure, as the lockdown has given the post-Abdelaziz...


Protests on pause

Algerians became accustomed to staying at home during the 1990s conflict between the state and radical Islam. The extent to which they are prepared to observe the lockdown was evid...


Desperately seeking legitimacy

The new President will struggle to assert himself and break free from the military and the Deep State

The sudden death on 23 December of military strongman Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaïd Salah may prove more significant for Algeria's future than the election on 12 December of a...


First among unequals

The gap between Abdelmadjid Tebboune and his rivals in the 12 December presidential election was sufficient to give the 73-year-old a big win, with 58.14% of the vote, according to...


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