Chengriha brings generals into the fold with Tebboune still out of action
Army chief of staff Chengriha wants to bring back retired senior officers banned by his predecessor Ahmed Gaïd Salah and nip in the bud any dissent within the ranks arising from President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's prolonged absence. [...]
Ambassador Salah Lebdioui to miss out on Paris farewell dinner?
Hastily recalled to Algiers at the beginning of September against a backdrop of Franco-Algerian tensions, the ambassador Salah Lebdioui is unsure as to whether he will be to accept an invitation from the think tank ADAPes to a debate and dinner on 21 October. [...]
French Embassy stays in diplomatic quarantine as François Gouyette takes charge
France's new ambassador in Algeria will have the difficult job of reviving bilateral relations, which are currently at a particularly low ebb. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune believes that France backed the "hirak" protest movement and his presidential rival Azzedine Mihoubi. [...]