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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

Bouteflika returns home after medical check-up in Geneva

Local Algerian media outlets announced that Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned to the country on Sunday, after undergoing medical check-up in Switzerland Bouteflika has ruled the country since 1999 and is currently bidding for a fifth term despite his deteriorating health. This led to mass protests across the country. Also on Sunday, Algeria’s ruling FLN …

Daily News Egypt

Thousands of Algerians continue to protest amid Bouteflika’s warnings

Thousands of Algerians took to the streets of the capital for the third consecutive week on Friday to protest against the candidacy of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term. This came one day after Bouteflika warned Algerians on Thursday against domestic or foreign groups infiltrating or breaking through their marches. The Algerian authorities halted …

Daily News Egypt

Bouteflika vows not to complete 5th term, if re-elected

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika promised to call for early election within one year if re-elected for a fifth time in April, Algerian state-run TV channel said on Sunday night. Bouteflika, who is currently receiving medical care in Switzerland, has ruled the country since 1999 and is currently bidding for a fifth term despite his deteriorating health. This …

Daily News Egypt

Ramadan in Algeria

The holy month of Ramadan occupies a special place in the hearts of Algerians. Preparations are seen through people cleaning mosques and painting walls, as well as the clear demand for Ramadan supplies. In every house, there is an iftar table for family and relatives. Algeria is one of the largest Arab countries in terms …

Daily News Egypt

AFCON 2017: Mahrez double saves Algeria, Mane leads Senegal to win

A brace from newly crowned African Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez saved Algeria from defeat to unfancied Zimbabwe in their African Cup of Nations opener. In Sunday’s late game, Sadio Mane helped Senegal to victory.Algeria 2– 2 Zimbabwe Mahrez 12′, 82′ – Mahachi 17′, Mushekwi 29′ (pen) The Leicester City winger opened the scoring …

Deutsche Welle

Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez named African Footballer of the Year

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez has won the African Footballer of the Year on the back of his contribution to Leicester City’s Premier League title win. He beats Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Senegal’s Sadio Mane.The prize was awarded to Riyad Mahrez at a Confederation of African Football annual awards ceremony in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The Confederation …

Deutsche Welle

Global Telecom to launch 4G service in Algeria in last quarter of 2016

Djezzy, a subsidiary of Global Telecom, aims to launch fourth generation wireless services (4G) in Algeria this autumn, during the last quarter of 2016, according to an investment report by Global Telecom. The company explained that the 4G network is considered a major step towards supporting Djezzy’s situation after revenues declined during the second quarter …

Mohamed Ahmed

Nissan GT Academy season II officially begins in Egypt, Morocco, Algeria

Nissan’s GT Academy and PlayStation® are proud to announce the kickoff of live events in Egypt running from 21 July to 15 August. Tonight’s first kick-off will take place at Porto Marina, North Coast. Last week, Nissan celebrated its second year of GT Academy’s success at the opening ceremony in Marrakesh. GT Academy’s first phase …

Daily News Egypt