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Algeria

Abdelkader Bensalah

Date of Birth: 24 November 1941


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'Roll more heads'

Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah is hoping to build confidence ahead of his proposed elections on 4 July but critics doubt that credible polls are possible...


Protests flush out the old guard

By announcing his exit the Constitutional Council headed by another Bouteflika loyalist Tayeb Belaïz will be called on to launch a transition towards new elections in which Council of the Nation (upper house) Speaker Abdelkader Bensalah should step up as acting president until elections are held within three months (AC Vol 59 No 14 Dead in the water)...

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Dead in the water

Veteran political players Union générale des travailleurs algériens (UGTA) labour federation leader Abdulmadjid Sidi Saïd and Conseil de la Nation (upper house) president Abdelkader Bensalah – who would be interim head of state were the president to depart abruptly – have also joined the chorus for Boutef's re-election...


Leadership in limbo

Belaïz and the President of the upper house the Council of the Nation Abdelkader Bensalah are both old allies of Bouteflika...


Security climbs the agenda

Ahead of the summit Abdelkader Bensalah President of Algeria's Conseil de la Nation pledged to share the results of the investigation into the In Amenas attack with Tokyo which in return pledged more assistance for counter-terrorism...


No springtime in Algiers

It comprised the President of the upper house the Conseil de la nation Abdelkader Bensalah of the Rassemblement national démocratique (RND) plus retired military intellectual Maj...


Bouteflika digs in

One of the RND's founders Abdelkader Bensalah was elected head of the National Assembly's upper house the Conseil de la Nation following the death in Paris last month of Mohamed Cherif Messaadia an unpopular and veteran power-broker...


Patriot games

Zeroual's office is confident that his RND party led by veteran regime stalwart Abdelkader Bensalah will be the largest in parliament...


The parties line up

RND leader Abdelkader Bensalah is President of the unelected interim legislature the Conseil National de Transition and works out of Parliament...


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