Tag: Ahmed Gaid Salah

Algeria: Army Chief backs interim President’s call for dialogue

July 10, 2019

The head of the Algerian army Wednesday threw his support behind interim President’s last week call a national and neutral dialogue in view of setting ... Read More

Algeria: Army urged protesters to go to July 4 presidential poll as way out of political quagmire

May 22, 2019

The Chief of the Algerian army has called on protesters and the opposition to accept the planned July 4 presidential elections, noting that the poll ... Read More

Algeria: Defense Ministry denies Army Chief of Staff sacked amid feud with Bouteflika’s entourage

April 2, 2019

The Algerian defense ministry Monday brushed aside a statement from President Abdeelaziz Bouteflika’s office that Deputy Defense Minister, General Ahmed Gaïd Salah has been sacked. ... Read More

Algeria: Army rejects opposition’s call to take over to end political crisis

August 25, 2017

Army commander Ahmed Gaïd Salah Thursday brushed aside calls by the opposition to take control of the country in a bid to end the seemingly ... Read More

Saudi Arabia, Qatar reported to Have asked Algeria to join operations in Yemen

October 28, 2016

The UK-based news outlet, Middle East Eye, claimed that Saudi Arabia and Qatar sent envoys to Algiers to convince the North African country to take ... Read More

Algeria: Bouteflika keeps revision of the constitution promise, process in motion

December 15, 2015

President Bouteflika Monday kick-started revision of the Algerian constitution seeking gradually establishment a “sheer civil rule” and a stronger opposition after long months of delay, ... Read More

Algeria: Bouteflika strengthens power with crackdown on security officials

September 6, 2015

President Bouteflika seems to be solidifying his position, according to experts, by arresting several top security officials and by sacking or ordering the resignations of ... Read More