Tag: FLN

Bouteflika abandoned by his own party’s dignitaries, caciques of his clan

March 18, 2019

As consultations are still ongoing to form a new government in Algeria in a bid to address the wrath of the people standing against the ... Read More

Algeria: Ruling FLN lawmakers boycott pro-Bouteflika demonstrations on March 2

February 27, 2019

Several lawmakers and local elected representatives of the ruling Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) have said they will not join the March 2 counter-demonstration aiming ... Read More

Algeria: Scare Tactics Will Not Work & Implosion Inevitable!

October 3, 2017

Sensing the social implosion is imminent after simmering for a while, the Algerian authorities resorted to scare tactics in a bid to continue clinging to ... Read More

Algeria’s Elections Deliver Status Quo on Low Voter Turnout

May 5, 2017

It came as no surprise that the outcome of Algeria’s legislative elections maintained the political status quo and registered one of the lowest turnouts in ... Read More

The Spectre of Voter Apathy Haunts Algeria’s Parliamentary Elections

April 24, 2017

As Algeria braces for Parliamentary elections on May 4, 2017, the FLN-led government sees the upcoming polls as a means to keep the political status ... Read More

Algeria: Parties Present “Invisible” Female Parliamentary Candidates

April 19, 2017

The run-up to the May 4th parliamentary election is being marred with a gender controversy after some political parties left the images of female candidates ... Read More

Moroccan-Algerian Borders to Open Soon, Says Former Algerian PM

November 2, 2016

Former head of the Algerian government, Abdelaziz Belkhadem, expressed optimism regarding an eminent opening of the closed Moroccan-Algerian borders. In a recent interview with CNN ... Read More

Algeria: Ruling Party’s Secretary Steps Down

October 24, 2016

Algeria’s ruling party, the National Liberation Front (FLN), was taken by surprise Saturday as the party’s Secretary Amar Sadaani announced his resignation reportedly at the ... Read More

Algeria’s intelligence agency dissolved by President Bouteflika

January 26, 2016

A presidential decree, that is yet to be published in the official gazette, has dissolved Algeria’s influential Department of Intelligence and Security (DRS) and created ... Read More

Algeria : Bouteflika strips Principal adviser Belkhaddem from all posts

August 27, 2014

Although President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is rarely seen in public, his decision to dismiss Abdelaziz Belkhaddem could be sending a strong political message that his illness ... Read More