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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has returned to Germany for treatment of post-Covid-19 complications in his foot.

Former Algerian premier Ahmed Ouyahia received gold bars from Gulf donors then sold them on the black market, the official APS news agency reported.

Former Algeria premiers back on trial for corruption

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Former Algeria premiers back on trial for corruption

The new proceedings in the capital Algiers come after the supreme court in November accepted a defence appeal.

Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

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Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

Another Algerian has been jailed as Tebboune's government continues its crackdown on free speech.

Algerian ex-president's brother cleared of conspiracy

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Algerian ex-president's brother cleared of conspiracy

The once-mighty presidential aide was long seen as the real power running the North African country after his brother suffered a debilitating ...

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Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

Zoulikha Nachinache was found guilty of money laundering, influence peddling, squandering public funds and illicit transfer of foreign currency abroad.

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Algeria president returns from Covid treatment in Germany

Aged 75 and a heavy smoker, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was hospitalised in Germany on October 28, and Algerian authorities later announced ...

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Algerian prosecutors seek tougher jail term for activist

Algerian prosecutors are seeking a tougher jail sentence for Amira Bouraoui, a prominent activist in the pro-democracy Hirak movement, at her ...

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Released Algerian journalist faces charges of 'offending' state head

An Algerian journalist recently released after a six-month sentence has been charged again.

Algeria announces heavy restrictions on online media amid condemnation

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Algeria announces heavy restrictions on online media amid condemnation

Algerian authorities have imposed new censorship measures on online media which journalists have condemned as ‘grotesque’.

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Algeria president makes TV appearance

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said he is recovering from coronavirus infection.

Mystery over absence of Algeria leader treated for COVID-19

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Mystery over absence of Algeria leader treated for COVID-19

Algerian President Abdelmajdid Tebboune is being treated for Covid-19 in a "specialised" facility.

Blocked news sites in Algeria accessible again

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Blocked news sites in Algeria accessible again

Only the Casbah Tribune, founded in 2017 by jailed journalist Khaled Drareni, remained inaccessible without a VPN.

Uncertainty as virus-hit Algerian president marks month in hospital

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Uncertainty as virus-hit Algerian president marks month in hospital

Abdelmadjid Tebboune's health situation is fuelling uncertainty about the future of Algeria.

Algeria slashes activist's jail term for 'offending Islam'

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Algeria slashes activist's jail term for 'offending Islam'

An Algerian court has cut the sentence of a Hirak activist who was found guilty of “offending Islam” from ten years in jail to one year.

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Algerians outraged by Macron’s statements of support for Tebboune

Statements of support by Emmanuel Macron for Algerian leader Abdelmadjid Tabboune have caused outrage in Algeria, with opposition leaders accusing the French president of ‘imperialist’ interference.

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Algeria supreme court sends Bouteflika's brother for retrial

Algeria's supreme court announced a retrial for the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two ex-intelligence ...

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Algerian president hospitalised with virus has 'finished treatment'

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, hospitalised in Germany since late last month after contracting the novel coronavirus, has finished ...

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Algerian media chief jailed for 5 years

Anis Rahmani, chief of the Ennahar group, is the latest figure close to the clan of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to ...

Algerian court reduces jail sentence for journalist

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Algerian court reduces jail sentence for journalist

Abdelkrim Zeghileche, head of the web-based Radio-Sarbacane, was sentenced in August to two years in prison for "undermining national unity" and ...

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Hospitalised Algeria president has Covid-19: presidency

Tebboune, who is 74 and a heavy smoker, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Algerian constitutional reform approved on record low turnout

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Algerian constitutional reform approved on record low turnout

The vote had widely been seen as a regime manoeuvre to neutralise the Hirak protest movement.

Algerians snub vote on constitution

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Algerians snub vote on constitution

The final turnout to vote on a revised constitution in Algeria was 23.7 percent - a historic low for a major election.

Polls open for Algerian constitutional referendum amid Hirak boycott

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Polls open for Algerian constitutional referendum amid Hirak boycott

Voting has begun in a referendum to decide on a new constitution which observers say will bring little change to Algeria, amid a boycott by the ...

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