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Algeria: best prospects for U.S. exporters and investors.

Brief Description of Call: Join U.S. Ambassador Desrocher for an overview of Algeria’s recent political transition, its economy, business climate, and best prospects for U.S. exporters and investors. John Desrocher is the U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of … Continue reading

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Libya: revitalize Algeria’s role on the international stage

Ankara had pinned hope for a logistical route and base from Tunisia, Libya’s northwestern neighbor. In his unscheduled visit to Tunisia Dec. 25, Erdogan was given an unexpectedly chilly welcome. Shortly after the visit, Tunisian President Kais Saied denied his … Continue reading

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Algeria: 12th ex-minister detained since Bouteflika

Khalid Toumi became the 12th ex-minister to be detained since Bouteflika resigned in April. Toumi, who served as culture minister for 12 years, is accused of squandering public funds and awarding illegal privilege. [June 13 2019 ex-PM Ouyahia in custody … Continue reading

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Algeria: consolidate power to Gaid Salah?

The protesters are now seeking to push out military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah, along with other officials seen as close to Bouteflika’s administration. July 24, 2019 Interim President, Abdelkader Bensalah has dismissed four military regions’ chiefs, the commander of the … Continue reading

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Algeria: Islamist Slimane Chenine now chairman of parliament

En mission à Belgrade, Slimane Chenine ne savait pas qu’il allait être candidat à la présidence de l’APN https://t.co/X2OtvVOtE2 pic.twitter.com/JFOCQ8RSWf — Ameslay (@ameslay) July 17, 2019 [July 10 2019] ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algerian lawmakers July 10 2019 elected an Islamist opposition … Continue reading

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Algeria: Revolution devours its children

Lakhdar Bouregaa was arrested on June 30 for criticizing military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah. The war veteran said Salah was seeking to impose his own candidate in the country’s general election. Bouregaa, who founded the Front for Socialist Forces (FFS) … Continue reading

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Algeria: Abdelaziz Bouteflika resignation

Algeria’s longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation on April 2, state media reported, shortly after the country’s powerful army chief of staff demanded that he be declared unfit and leave office “immediately”.Salah’s statement was the latest sign of a … Continue reading

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi recognized by Russians

Cairo December 6:Libyan politicians said December 5 they had delivered a letter from the son of the late Libyan leader, Col. Muammar Gaddafi, to the Russian Foreign Ministry, including means of ending the eight-year political crisis that has hit the … Continue reading

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U.K. investigates Leinada/ Walid Al-Giahmi in 963 million euros ($1.06 billion) Libyan payment

  The U.K. Serious Fraud Office is seeking documents as part of a “pending” probe into a dispute between Societe Generale SA and the Libyan Investment Authority, days after the bank agreed to pay 963 million euros ($1.06 billion) to … Continue reading

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Gaddafi: Musa Al Kuni calls for Predators

Muammar Gaddafi might be hiding in the triangle area in southwestern Libya that borders Niger and Algeria, National Transitional Council (NTC) member Moussa al-Koni (1st L) said at a press conference in Tripoli, Libya, Oct. 10, 2011. He called on … Continue reading

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