Former Algerian interim president Abdelkader Bensalah dies at 80

Algeria’s former interim president Abdelkader Bensalah, who ruled the country during an unprecedented political crisis in 2019, died on Wednesday aged 80, the presidency said. Bensalah was named interim president after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down in April 2019 following mass street protests to reject his plan to seek a fifth term, and demand political… Read More Former Algerian interim president Abdelkader Bensalah dies at 80