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Population: 40.6 mn.
GDP: $159.05 bn.
Debt: $5.46 bn.

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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 ...

New frontiers

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has taken a lead in wooing new partnerships in the Middle East and Africa and his senior officials are following up to secure lucrative deals.

The Bouteflika paradox

The President has gained a grip on power but distrubs liberals and power-brokers

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has consolidated his power, exploiting the public's longing for peace to give substance to his presidency (AC Vol 41 No 4). However, an upsurge in Islamist vio...

Boutef rides his luck

Peace has dawned: next, the push for a prosperity which may help protect it

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika enjoys a surplus of that most sought-after North African blessing, Baraka (God-given luck). He inherited a flagging peace process, needed to show tan...

Going to the dentist

Abdelkader Hachani was murdered by a lone gunman on 22 November as he waited to see an Algiers dentist. He was the leading Islamist at liberty, nominally number three in the banned...

Alger l'Africaine

President Bouteflika's hosting of the OAU summit revived his diplomatic networks

It was a spectacular relaunch for Algeria's foreign policy. Over 2,000 African diplomats and 44 heads of state and government arrived in a freshly painted Algiers for the Organisat...

Bienvenue à Alger

After some tense weeks following the controversial elections, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is promising a peace deal facilitated by an improbable alliance between radical Islamis...

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