An Algerian court sentenced two former prime ministers to long jail terms on Tuesday in the first of a series of high-profile corruption trials launched after longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in the face of mass protests in April.
Thousands of protesters gathered in central Algiers on Friday, piling pressure on President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika to resign days after the country's powerful military called for his removal.
Algerians flooded the streets of the capital on Friday to demand the overhaul of the political establishment and reject army-backed calls for presidential polls in December.
The 43-year-old became the subject of conversation for all Algerians, as he was living a normal life since he was 17.
Lieutenant general Ahmed Gaed Salah died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday aged 79, having determined the secretive state's response to mass protests throughout this year calling for a wholesale change of the ruling elite.
A big crowd of protesters marched through central Algiers on Wednesday to demand that a presidential election planned for Thursday be cancelled, chanting that they would not vote in a poll they regard as a charade.
Mass protest movement views election as a charade intended to keep the ruling elite in power. Police disperse crowd on streets in central Algiers with sticks in but then fell back as more protesters arrive.
Tebboune, 74, took 58.15 per cent of the vote, trouncing his four fellow contenders, commission chairman Mohamed Charfi announced.
Two Algerian men have arrived in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, to perform Umrah on a motorcycle. They set off from their country Algeria about two months ago, specifically on October 8, towards Saudi Arabia, on their bike.