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

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Boom to bust

The collapse of Abdelmoumen Rafik Khalifa's El Khalifa Group (EKG) has seen investors mobbing banks in search of their savings, French intelligence leaks about power brokers' roles...

Minister in peril

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika basks in the glow of an unprecedented visit from French President Jacques Chirac, welcomed as a hero on 2-4 March after his standoff with the United ...

Bouteflika digs in

The President is pleased with the polls but hasn't yet won the war

Islamist violence and Kabyle protests continue, while Algerian militants feature large in the United States' 'war against terrorism'. Yet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika can feel mo...

Fixing it up

The Islamist vote at the legislative elections on 30 May will show whether President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has really transformed Algerian politics. Until the last minute, many elec...

Algeria's growing military machine

Algeria's progress against the Islamist underground was confirmed by the killing last month of Antar Zouabri, the leader of the Groupe Islamique Armé. This was a coup for th...


In a watershed vote on 15 January, the French parliament declared 19 March a day of commemoration of the victims of the Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian independence struggles. Pres...

Sweeping away

Floods made large parts of Algiers a sea of mud on 10 November. They were a nightmare for ordinary citizens, many of whom dug out neighbours with their bare hands - and for Algeria...

One musketeer

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has again threatened to resign as Kabyle protests mobilise hundreds of thousands of demonstrators and rival power-brokers enfeeble his presidency.

The old-timers

Brutality against Kabyle protesters and retired generals cause problems for Boutef

Whatever President Abdelaziz Bouteflika may have achieved during two years in office, it is not peace. Violence continues, involving the Groupe Islamique Armée (GIA) and the...

Blasts from the past

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the veteran statesman, stands proud on the international stage. At home, though, he may not have escaped the shackles of the military establishment ...

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