Mohand Barache drums up support for "Said"
The Said Bouteflika support groups, which have been springing up [...]
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Although FLN leader Djamel Ould Abbes is having trouble drawing up his lists for the May 4 parliamentary elections, the presidential party’s business clan is already assured of victory. At least three leading business figures are looking to swell the [...]
Seven months after having overthrown DRS intelligence and security service head Mohamed "Toufik" Médiène, the clan around President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is continuing to conduct a relentless hunt for real or supposed allies of the former master spy. Their paranoia risks [...]
Unprecedented protests in the far south of Algeria have combined with the virtual collapse of crude oil prices to prompt the Bouteflika clan to bypass the government and manage the country’s affairs directly. And this even though the aging president [...]