Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika (right) with Algeria’s army chief, Ahmed Gaid Salah. Photograph: Canal Algerie/AFP/Getty Images

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28th, state news agency APS said on Monday, bowing to weeks of ma(...)

Algerian flag flutters as people protest at  President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to postpone elections in Algiers, on March 15th. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra

Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year r(...)

Algeria’s deputy prime minister Ramtane Lamamra speaks during a joint news conference with newly appointed prime minister Noureddine Bedoui in Algiers, Algeria, on Thursday. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

Algeria’s new prime minister has urged the opposition to “accept dialogue” during a transition period ahead of postponed presidential elections, and s(...)