Tag: Toufik

Algeria: Bouteflika fires Chief of Intelligence service

September 14, 2015

The Algerian presidency announced Sunday the “retirement” of the head of Algerian intelligence services (DRS) General Mohamed Mediène nick-named “Toufik”. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Head of State ... 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