Latest in Tag: Algeria Highlight

Latest in Tag: Algeria


Ramadan in the Maghreb

The atmosphere of Ramadan and the celebration of the coming of the holy month are similar in most Muslim countries, but there are details for each nation in their customs and traditions.

Amal Ibrahim

Algeria’s military calls for removal of President Bouteflika

Algeria’s army chief of staff has called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after almost a month and a half of sweeping protests. “We must find a way out of this crisis within the framework of the constitution,” Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaid Salah said on Algerian state-owned TV. Bouteflika previously announced that he …

Daily News Egypt

Detentions, injuries in Friday’s Algerian demonstrations

Algerian security forces detained 75 protesters, and 11 policemen suffered from minor injuries during last Friday’s demonstrations against the extension of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s fourth term, according to security forces. Several Algerian cities witnessed mass demonstrations after performing Friday prayer. Algerians called for a million-man march against the extension of Bouteflika’s fourth term, after …

Fatma Elkholosy

Op-ed review: Heart Institute director, Women’s Day, Algeria

In Sunday newspaper issues, Egyptian columnists followed the decision of the dismissal of Gamal Shaban, the director of Egyptian National Heart Institute. They also wrote about the International Women’s Day, which was celebrated last Friday, as well as the ongoing uprising in Algeria. In Al-Masry Al-Youm, Mohamed Amin wondered about the extent of Egyptian ministers’ …

Fatma Lotfi