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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

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


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Cold war and glacial change

Front de libération nationale (FLN) loyalists are arguing for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's re-election even though he has been enfeebled since a stroke in 2013...


The state stays captured

With the brutal sacking on 14 August of Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune after only three months in office the 'presidential clan' of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika once again showed it would brook no grandstanding from politicians or 'unnecessary publicity' about corruption and patronage...


Bitter pills for the politicians

Different strokesBy comparison to Buhari Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has virtually disappeared from public view for almost three years since suffering a debilitating stroke...

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Polls provide no answers

As is traditional television recorded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's vote at Bachir el Ibrahimi primary school in El Biar...


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...


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