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Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures

5:37pm BST

ALGIERS A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former ruling elite, authorities said on Wednesday.

Algeria army chief says 'certain parties' seeking constitutional vacuum

18 Jun 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of favouring a constitutional vacuum in order to prolong the country's political crisis.

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV

17 Jun 2019

ALGIERS An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported.

UPDATE 2-Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations -state TV

17 Jun 2019

ALGIERS, June 17 An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported.

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV

16 Jun 2019

ALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria

14 Jun 2019

ALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria

14 Jun 2019

ALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algerian ex-PM Sellal arrested over graft allegation -state TV

13 Jun 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's supreme court on Thursday remanded ex-prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over graft allegations, state TV said, in a crackdown on alleged corruption and cronyism among associates of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption - state TV

12 Jun 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration.

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms

07 Jun 2019

ALGIERS With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite.

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