ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Another former Algerian prime minister was jailed Thursday in an anti-corruption sweep — the second one in two days to be sent to prison in the North African nation while...
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia was imprisoned Wednesday by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts...
Algerian ex-prime minister summoned in corruption probe
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia went before a prosecutor Tuesday as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation that has targeted figures in the entourage of...
The Latest: Algeria’s president names new prime minister
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the political situation and protests in Algeria (all times local):
Algerian state news agency APS says President Abdelaziz Bouteflika...
PM: Algerian President Bouteflika, 82, to run for 5th term
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's prime minister says 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in this year's election through a letter to the Algerian people in the coming days.
Merkel, Algerian officials discuss migration, Libya
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday during a one-day visit to the country to discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya.
Algeria's official APS news agency reported the meeting happened in the presence Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and other government members.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's prime minister called on the country's president Thursday to seek a fifth term next year despite his age and partial paralysis.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who uses a wheelchair, hasn't yet made known if he'll run in the North African nation's April 2019 election, when he will be 82-years-old.
Russia, Algeria vow to push ahead with oil production cuts
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The prime ministers of Russia and Algeria want further global efforts to coordinate oil production cuts to push up prices.
Algeria’s president sacks prime minister
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's official news agency says the North African country's stroke-afflicted president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has fired Abdelmadjid Tebboune as prime minister.
The APS news agency, citing a presidential statement, said Tuesday that former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia is back in the job he's previously held three times, as Tebboune's replacement.
Tebboune had been prime minister since the ruling coalition's victory in parliamentary elections in May.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The ruling National Liberation Front (FNL) and its coalition ally have won a majority of seats in Algerian parliamentary elections marked by a low turnout.
The Interior Ministry said on Friday that about 38 percent of 20 million eligible to vote actually cast ballots. Analysts said bribery scandals during the campaign have deepened long-running distrust of politicians.