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Five killed in stampede ahead of rapper Solking in Algeria

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Five people between the ages of 13 and 22 died Thursday night in a stampede at a sports stadium in the Algerian capital ahead of a concert...
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The protest movement in Algeria is entering its seventh month

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A large number of Algerians rallied again against the regime on Friday in the center of the capital the day after the unprecedented protest movement entered its...
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“The irreversibility” of the gains of the protest movement in Algeria (Said Salehi)

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The gains of six months in Algeria's protest movement are "irreversible," said Said Salehi, vice president of the Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights and...
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Algerian students are on the street for the 26th week in a row

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Around 1,000 students demonstrated Tuesday for the 26th week in a row in Algeria amid a massive police deployment, demanding a "democratic" state and the release of...
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Human Rights Watch official was expelled from Algeria after being held for 10 days

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algerian authorities on Monday expelled without justification a Human Rights Watch official arrested on the sidelines of a demonstration against the regime after holding him for 10...

Algerian army chief: Elections are the best way out of the crisis

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algerian elections are the best way out of the country's political crisis and avoid a constitutional vacuum, Algerian army chief Lieutenant-General Ahmed Kayed Saleh said on Monday. President Abdelaziz...

Algerian army chief says army will spare the country violence

ALGERIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algerian army chief of staff Ahmed Kayed Saleh said on Wednesday that "the army will spare the country from falling into the trap of violence," as mass protests that...

Algeria: Former Prime Minister Ouyahia heard in fraud cases

ALGERIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- After the Minister of Finance, Mohamed Loukal, the former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in turn, Tuesday, April 30, before the prosecutor in the context of a corruption...

President of the Constitutional Council of Algeria resigns

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Algerian Constitutional Council announced Tuesday in a statement published by state media that the head of the council, Tayeb Belaiz, one of the symbols of the regime...

Algerian opposition may refuse to participate in elections

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Algerian opposition, supporting popular protests, is likely to refuse to participate in the election of the head of state, which will be organized under the current government,...

Thousands of protesters refuse to appoint Abdelkader Ben Saleh as interim president of Algeria

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Thousands of protesters on Tuesday voted to elect Abdelkader Ben Saleh as interim president after Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned, demanding radical change after decades of Bouteflika's close grip on...

Bouteflika announced measures to ensure the continuity of power

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The President of Algeria, who announced his resignation, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, assured that he had taken all measures to ensure the continuity of power, says his message to the...

What is the next step after Bouteflika announced his resignation?

ALGERIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Tuesday evening, April 2, 2019, his resignation from the presidency before the end of his fourth term, which officially means the application of...

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika officially announces his resignation

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Tuesday evening his resignation as president before the end of his fourth term. Algerian media reported that President Bouteflika informed the Constitutional Council...

Algerian President Bouteflika will resign before April 28: administration

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before the end of his elective term, but before that, he will take important steps to ensure the continued functioning of state institutions during...

Algerian army chief of staff asks to declare president incapacitated – TV

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Kaid Saleh on Tuesday called for the implementation of Article 102 of the constitution, which stipulates a mechanism to declare the...

Algerian army opens the way for Bouteflika to step down

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant-General Kaid Saleh on Tuesday proposed a constitutional process that could serve as a way out of the crisis in Algeria for weeks...

Hundreds of thousands crowd in the center of Algiers to demand the resignation of...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators rallied in central Algiers on Friday to demand President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power, Reuters reporters said. Protesters gathered in...

Reuters: Thousands of Algerian protesters gather in central Algiers

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The number of protesters gathered in the center of the capital on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has grown rapidly and has become in...

Chief of Staff: Algerian army responsible for finding a solution to the crisis

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant-General Ahmed Kayed Saleh said on state television on Monday that the army should be responsible for finding a solution to the political...