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Algeria’s Assembly Speaker Announces Resignation in Protest of ‘Bouteflika’s Pressures’

no longer accept to run the assembly under the pressure from President Abdelaziz Bouteflika,” reported the official KUNA news agency on Thursday.  “I cannot bow to pressures from President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ...

18/05/2010 - 19:38 - comment 0

Ailing Algerian president makes first public appearance since assuming fourth term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika made his first ... Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika made his first public appearance Saturday since he was sworn ... state television showed 77-year-old Bouteflika participating at a national independence day celebration ...

05/07/2014 - 19:00 - comment 0

Algeria's president Bouteflika sworn in for unprecedented fourth term

Bouteflika was sworn in for a fourth term Monday after winning the April 17 poll earlier this month. Algeria's incumbent leader president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sworn in for a fourth term Monday after ... four terms in Algeria. Bouteflika, 77, has come under scrutiny due to his ailing physical state, ...

28/04/2014 - 13:19 - comment 0

Algerian President Bouteflika wins re-election

Bouteflika won his fourth term with over 80% of the vote. Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika  has been re-elected, officials announced Friday. Bouteflika won his fourth term with 81.53 percent of the vote, said Minister ...

19/04/2014 - 05:21 - comment 0

Algerians allowed to protest President Bouteflika

President Bouteflika in a rare demonstration. Protests are usually violently dispersed by security forces. Algerian authorities allowed demonstrators to gather and protest against President Bouteflika ... Bouteflika’s decision to run for a 4th term in Algeria’s upcoming presidential elections. Bouteflika ...

15/03/2014 - 14:31 - comment 0

Algerian presidential candidate criticizes Bouteflika's record

in the upcoming presidential elections, recently slammed current president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's record. ... president Abdelaziz Bouteflika , reports AFP. Benflis said Bouteflika has failed to pass reforms in his ... for their reforms and today they demand another five,” he said. Bouteflika has also been criticized for seeking ...

25/03/2014 - 13:10 - comment 0

Algeria's anti-Bouteflika protests marked by clashes, violence

in favor of incumbent and ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Violence enveloped ... that are believed to be rigged in favor of incumbent and ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, according to Agence ... Bouteflika.  "Free and democratic Algeria!" and "Boutef, pull out!" they chanted, ...

07/04/2014 - 10:30 - comment 0

Abdelaziz Bouteflika: 7 things you didn’t know about Algeria’s 77-year-old President

that the vote is already rigged in favor of the country’s incumbent 77-year old leader, Abdelaziz Bouteflika . So who is this Bouteflika character really? After all, it is not every day (actually never ... in Bouteflika’s current “state of affairs,” ranging from the Algerian leader’s contentious privatization programs ...

Slideshow - 17/04/2014 - 09:26 - comment 0

Former Algerian president hints that Bouteflika should not run for fourth term

has been described as a "big hint" that he thinks that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika should ... thinks that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika should not run for another term in office due ... and physical" in what has been insinuated as a direct reference to Bouteflika and his growing state of poor ...

20/03/2014 - 12:48 - comment 0

Persistent post-Arab Spring cronyism: Algerian businessmen are pouring endless cash in Bouteflika's re-election

Bouteflika’s re-election campaign, hoping to benefit from an expected fourth term for the incumbent. ... of which are difficult to establish. There are no checks,” Hamidouche said. Bouteflika’s campaign ... since Bouteflika came to power, securing state contracts worth an estimated $2.5 billion, according ...

13/04/2014 - 03:20 - comment 0