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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

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


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Diplomacy overheard

Ward is sitting opposite Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who is asking for a ‘strategic relationship’ with the USA in the region, as well as partnership in the fight against AQIM...


Diplomacy by other means

Rarely does a week go by without front-page coverage in the state newspapers of Mugabe’s latest foray: greeting Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the Group of Fourteen meeting in Tehran, Iran, then a quick ‘shopover’ for Grace Mugabe in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; gatecrashing the World Economic Forum meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, at which Mutambara and Tsvangirai were invited participants last month; a wedding party in Malawi with his ally President Bingu wa Mutharika; a visit to Senegal, ably facilitated by Ambassador Trudy Stevenson (nominated by the Movement for Democratic Change, MDC); and attending the World Cup kick-off in Soweto on 11 June...


Generational change

Presidential son Alaa el Din Mohamed Hosni Sayed Mubarak led Egypt’s abuse of Algeria during the November-December World Cup soccer war, which pitted him against Algeria’s Saïd Bouteflika (President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s brother and preferred successor)...


Beijing in the line of fire

Chinese companies are caught in the political crossfire between President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his opponents in the military and intelligence services led by General Mohammed ‘Tewfik’ Mediene...


East-West Highway to trouble

The probes, which started last September, are driven partly by a power struggle between President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and some top generals...


Companies and contracts under scrutiny

There are four main strands to the sweeping the anti-corruption investigations launched in the wake of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s win with 90% of the votes cast in the elections on 9 April 2009: the review of the East-West Highway project now costed at over US$12 billion; the review of more than $3bn...


Football fuss

We hear that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika had considered a special forces intervention if Algeria lost a group play-off match to decide Africa's last qualifier in Khartoum, Sudan...


Victory in a vacuum

Since there was no heavyweight candidate to stand against him, it was little surprise that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was re-elected with 90...


The contenders

According to the official result, confirmed by the Constitutional Council on 14 April, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was re-elected with 90...


Diversions and deviations at the Summit

North African no show Most said that it was North Africa's turn and Gadaffi was the only available candidate: Mauritania is suspended; Tunisia's President Zein el Abidine Ben Ali never turns up; Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has bad memories of the Sudanese government-sponsored assassination attempt on him in Addis Ababa in 1995; Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was 'indisposed'...


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