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  1. Will the Next Arab Revolt Be in Algeria?by Benjamin WeinthalA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | National Review Online

    ... several days of labor unrest and riots . It began at the start of 2017, when the regime of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who is nearly 80 years old and has been largely incapacitated by a stroke, implemented a robust austerity plan , cutting ...

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  2. Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Star Online

    Algeria will hold parliamentary elections on May 4, the presidency said on Thursday, starting the countdown to the first ballot since the legislature's powers were boosted by amendments to the country's constitution. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has governed the North African OPEC state for more than 15 years, "signed the decree summoning the electorate," it said in a statement.

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  3. Algerian parliament polls to be held May 4: PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Peninsula

    ALGIERS, Algeria: The Algerian presidency on Thursday announced that the country's upcoming parliamentary polls would be held on May 4. "President Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed a decree today calling on voters to elect members of the National People's Assembly on May 4," read a statement issued by the president's office and carried by Algeria's official news agency. The election will be the sixth of its kind since Algeria's 1989 "political opening", which saw the country adopt a multi-party system.

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  4. .com | Algeria's Islamists unify ranks ahead of April pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | News24

    ... security and economic challenges along with speculation around who will succeed 79-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika - although experts say the real decision lies in the hands of the country's secretive elite. Three leading Islamist parties - ...

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  5. Anger brewing in Algeria's sullen southRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    ... a condescending tone. It is very humiliating." According to Fabiani, at the beginning of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's first term, "the Algerian government understood the electoral importance of the Sahara region. President Bouteflika had the ...

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  6. Africa: Economic Prospects for 2017 - Ten Countries to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... 20 percent over the last two years. The 2017 budget signed by the country's octogenarian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in late December raises taxes to compensate for declining revenues from hydrocarbons, signaling that the heavy public spending ...

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  7. African leaders arrive ahead of Akufo-Addo's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    ... down at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Friday. Also in Ghana are the presidents of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika; Egypt, Abdul Fattah el-Sisi and Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma. They were received by some officials of the incoming New ...

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  8. Algeria: Finance Act 2017 Provides for Several Tax HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The Finance Act 2017, signed Wednesday by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, provides for an increase in several taxes and stamp duties with a view to partially offset the drop in budgeted oil revenues. In fact, the Finance Act 2017 provides for an increase in the Value added tax , up from 17% to 19% for the normal rate and 7% to 9% for the reduced rate.

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  9. Algeria: President Bouteflika Reshuffles GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has conducted a partial reshuffle among walis , announced Thursday the Presidency of the Republic in a communiqu.

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  10. How to Support Democracy in the Arab WorldRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... seen years of civil war , with horrendous humanitarian results. In Algeria, a visibly ailing president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has stayed in office despite a 2014 election that was not free, and the military remains the true power. In Egypt, an ...

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  11. Hundreds bury Algerian journalist who died on hunger strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a freelance journalist in Algeria who died during a months-long hunger strike protesting his prison sentence for insulting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. As Mohamed Tamalt's coffin was lowered into a grave on Monday, some decried the north African nation's restrictive media laws.

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  12. Algeria: Journalist on Hunger Strike in Prison DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... ike in Algiers over his two years sentence for publishing articles considered as offensive to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Algiers, Algeria December 12, 2016.

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  13. British-Algerian journalist dies after hunger strike in AlgiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Yahoo!

    A British-Algerian journalist had died six months after staging a hunger strike in Algiers over his detention for publishing articles seen as offensive to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, prison authorities and his lawyer said. Rights groups called for an investigation into Mohamed Tamalt's death - Reporters Without Borders said the news was a "hammer blow to all those who defend freedom of information in Algeria".

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  14. Japanese poll sums up the year in a golden characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Reuters

    ... a hunger strike in Algiers over his detention for publishing articles seen as offensive to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, prison authorities and his lawyer said. LONDON, Dec 12 Britain's top share index held near a one-month high on Monday, ...

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  15. Hunger striking Algerian journalist jailed over Facebook poem diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Daily Monitor

    ... journalist, who ran a website from London where he lived, was charged with "offending" President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and "defaming a public authority" in the poem which he shared on Facebook. A court in Algiers sentenced him two years in prison on ...

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  16. Lawyer: Algerian Journalist on Hunger Strike DiesRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | ABC News

    A lawyer says an Algerian journalist on a hunger strike to protest a two-year sentence for offending President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died in a hospital in the capital. Journalist Mohamed Tamalt died Sunday after falling into a coma following months of a hunger strike, his lawyer Amine Sidhoum told The Associated Press.

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  17. Algerian journalist dies during hunger strike against prison sentenceRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | UAport

    British-Algerian journalist Mohamed Tamalt Text by NEWS WIRES A lawyer says an Algerian journalist on a hunger strike to protest a two- year sentence for offending President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died in a hospital in the capital.

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  18. .com | Algerian blogger jailed over Facebook poem diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | News24

    ... journalist, who ran a website from London where he lived, was charged with "offending" President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and "defaming a public authority" in the poem which he shared on Facebook. A court in Algiers sentenced him two years in prison on ...

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  19. 2018 African Youth Games: Inking of agreement to organize 3rd edition in AlgiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... like to seize this opportunity to send a message of friendship and respect to President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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  20. Analysis: Is the next 'Arab Spring' implosion around the corner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Islam by not, for example, naming Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, or Algeria's incapacitated ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika. There are many other Arab leaders that could be added. Boilerplate United Nations diplomatic and at times nebulous language ...

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