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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

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


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Waiting for a breakthrough

Parliamentary elections will be held next year, reshuffles in the military-security establishment are expected and the politics of the elite are spiced up by the prospect of the 2014 presidential poll, when three-term President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to stand aside amid much speculation about his health...


No springtime in Algiers

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was President Houari Boumedienne’s Foreign Minister from the time of his military coup that overthrew Ahmed Ben Bella in 1965 until his death in December 1978, during which time he had continual dealings with Gadaffi...


The Gadaffi clan scatters

By this account, Gadaffi tried to telephone President Abdelaziz Bouteflika but the Algerian leader refused to take the call...


Gadaffi falls, revolution rises

The elite concentrates on the succession to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, even if he stays well enough to see out his third term to 2014...


Revolts change regional alliances

’ Yet he conceded that King Mohammed VI (‘M6’) of Morocco would not give up his claim to the Western Sahara and that Algeria was highly unlikely to give up backing Polisario, at least while President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was around...


Activists versus authoritarians

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his government have responded cautiously to the shock waves from Tunis and Cairo...


Summitry in a time of revolution

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi, both targeted by Islamist insurrectionists in the past, also stayed away...


Playing dominoes

Keeping revolution at bay is the objective of the crisis meetings President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been holding since wide-scale popular unrest in early January, well before the Egyptian protests and even before President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali had to leave Tunisia...


The jasmine and khaki revolution

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika held crisis meetings after unrest in the Algiers neighbourhood of Bab el Oued...


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