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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Date of Birth: 02/03/1937
Place of Birth: Oudja, Morocco


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Bouteflika unbowed

Since winning since a fourth term in April 2014 79-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has shown little appetite for giving up the reins of power at least until a succession process is agreed that protects his family's interests...

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is so concerned by events on his country's eastern flank that he met Hizb Ennahda leader Rachid Ghannouchi – not a natural ally – no fewer than six times in 2016...


Cold and hot wars

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has survived another year but attention will remain focused on the ailing raïs's health and the jostling for position in case 'Boutef' fails to make it to the planned 2019 elections...


Political plots in a slow month

Amid the more relaxed atmosphere of the month of Ramadan political soothsayers in Algiers are swinging from one forecast such as the revived ruling clique beginning serious economic reform to a completely contrary one such as restive generals launching a palace coup to rein in the clan of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

The visit was marred by a boycott by French journalists angry that Le Monde and Canal-Plus had been denied Algerian visas because of their coverage of close associates of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the Panama Papers...


Frail constitutions

To little fanfare and amid speculation that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health has worsened again Algeria finally unveiled its new constitution...


Rumblings among the rivals

That's why moves in recent months to consolidate President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's hold on power have surprised his many critics...


Trembles at the top

They became public following the incident still not satisfactorily explained when on 16 July explosions were heard near President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's residence in Zeralda (AC Vol 56 No 15 Southern discomfort)...


Attack prompts security reshuffle

The attack on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's seaside residence has resulted in the dismissal of security officers judged responsible for compromising the safety of the head of state...


Southern discomfort

Details are scant but reports suggest that terrorists launched a rocket attack on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's seaside home at Zeralda outside Algiers at dawn on 16 July...


Sufism’s soft power

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has worked with some success to integrate zaouïas into his ruling coalition...


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