Algeria’s magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country’s elections, said on Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.
Demonstrators outside the iconic main post office building chanted "The people want them all to leave!" and "Enough of this system!"
Thousands of protesters filled central Algiers for a ninth weekly mass rally on Friday, galvanised by the departure of long-time president Abdelaziz Bouteflika but vowing to keep up their demands for sweeping reforms.
Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor’s orders, state media reported on Tuesday a day after his arrest as part of a corruption probe.
Thousands of Algerian students marched on Tuesday through the capital calling for the overthrow of the “system” and trials for members of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s inner circle.
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has faced mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20-year rule, will resign before his mandate ends on April 28, state news agency APS said on Monday.
Algerian police tried but failed to disperse a tide of protesters marching through Algiers on Friday, despite the announcement of presidential elections to succeed ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika. For the eighth Friday in a row, crowds flooded the Algerian capital’s main streets, although exact numbers remained hard to determine.
Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a tenth on Friday. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down after 20 years in power this month,
Algeria’s armed forces chief on Tuesday called for “mutual concessions” between the country’s interim leaders and protesters demanding broader changes nearly two months after long-serving president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned.