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Algeria

Abdelaziz Belkhadem

Date of Birth: 08/11/1945
Place of Birth: Aflou, Laghouat Province


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Adrift in dangerous waters

Establishment politicians will try to shape events, including Sellal, Ouyahia and another former Prime Minister, Abdelaziz Belkhadem...


Leadership in limbo

Former FLN Secretary General Abdelaziz Belkhadem is among several mentioned as potential candidates but they, such as the respected late 1980s Premier Mouloud Hamrouche and others, have powerful enemies...


No spring in the step

Among the politicians, FLN Secretary General Abdelaziz Belkhadem emerged from May’s elections with renewed vigour but his combination of quasi-Islamist and machine politician is not popular...


Bouncing the Spring

Despite being in supposed disarray, the Front de libération nationale (FLN) had its biggest win in years, taking 220 seats and thus reviving the political ambitions of the former single ruling party’s embattled Secretary General, Abdelaziz Belkhadem...


No springtime in Algiers

There had been debate about rehabilitating the banned Front Islamique du Salut (FIS), and there were reports of secret negotiations between members of the political elite, led by an Islamist former Prime Minister, FLN Secretary General Abdelaziz Belkhadem, and former FIS leaders including El Hachemi Sahnouni...


Gadaffi falls, revolution rises

There have been secret negotiations between top politicians led by Front de libération nationale (FLN) chief Abdelaziz Belkhadem – whose strong Islamist credentials make him a much-loathed figure among politically secular Algerians – and former FIS notables, including El Hachemi Sahnouni...


Boutef, the Life President

The former ‘eradicator’ Ouyahia came back for a third term as Premier in June 2008, replacing Abdelaziz Belkhadem, a politician on the ‘Arab/Islamic’ wing of the ruling FLN...


Another third term in Africa

It was immediately suggested that the deputies might include the other AP leaders: ex-Premier and FLN Secretary General Abdelaziz Belkhadem who immediately ruled out the idea, piqued at being seen as a number two, and the leader of the Mouvement de la Société pour la Paix, Bouguerra Soltani, who has been dropping heavy hints that he wants a bigger reward for bringing his ‘moderate’ Islamist faction into the government fold...


Elite and underground politics

Boutef is expected soon to order a government reshuffle, which has spurred Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem, who is also FLN Secretary General, to work harder to show his loyalty...


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