Tag: General Hassan

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 clan hands 5 year sentence in prison to former head of counter-terrorism agency

November 27, 2015

Former head of the Algerian counter-terrorism agency General Hassan was handed a five-year prison sentence by a military court in a behind closed doors trial. ... Read More

Algeria: President vs Generals

September 16, 2015

The power struggle raging in the North African country of Algeria is nowhere near over yet. On the contrary the showdown between presidency inner circles ... 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