Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune flown to Germany for treatment of coronavirus complications

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune flew back to Germany on Sunday for treatment in hospital for complications in his foot resulting from a coronavirus infection, the presidency said. Tebboune, 75, had returned home two weeks ago from Germany after two months of treatment for COVID-19. The treatment “was not medically urgent” and should have taken place… Read More Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune flown to Germany for treatment of coronavirus complications

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune hospitalised

Algeria’s president has been admitted to a specialised treatment unit in an army hospital, his office said on Tuesday, days before a critical referendum on changes he has pushed to the constitution. The statement from the presidency carried on Algerian state media did not specify if Abdelmadjid Tebboune had tested positive for the coronavirus, but… Read More Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune hospitalised

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune issues pardon to protest movement activists

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday issued his first pardon for members of the protest movement that toppled veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika last year, the presidency said. Elected last December, Tebboune has already urged protesters to opt for dialogue and promised appeasement measures to ensure stability in the OPEC member and gas-exporting country. He has… Read More Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune issues pardon to protest movement activists

Thousands march in protest as former PM Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as Algerian president

A former prime minister was elected Algeria’s new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday, vowing their movement would not stop. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, 74, campaigned as a technocrat who had proven his integrity by being sacked for falling out with… Read More Thousands march in protest as former PM Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as Algerian president