Ahmed Ouyahia

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
May 11th, 2012
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Algiers – Algeria’s historical ruling party won 220 of the 462 seats up for grabs in the legislative polls while moderate Islamists suffered a setback, according to official results released on Friday. The National Liberation Front improved its share of power from 136 to 220 seats in the ...
By benim
In Algeria
May 30th, 2011
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Algeria Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said Sunday that political reforms in the country are a sovereign decision instead of being dictated by foreign forces. Ouyahia told a press conference here that the reforms have nothing to do with protests erupted in January, referring to demonstrations provoked ...
By benim
In Algeria
May 30th, 2011
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Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said Sunday that the killing of 40 soldiers in clashes with armed groups in the country is due to the spread of Libyan arms in the African Sahel region. Ouyahia told a news conference here that the unrest in Libya has led to the spread of weapons among “ter...
By benim
In Algeria
May 18th, 2011
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The emir of Qatar, a supporter of NATO action against Libya’s Kadhafi regime, visited neighbouring Algeria on Wednesday for negotiations with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The head of state welcomed Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on his arrival at the airport before they headed for the pre...
By benim
In Algeria
Feb 19th, 2011
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Pro-democracy protesters in Algeria vowed to hold a march Saturday even though thousands of police blocked their path a week ago. The new march comes amid weeks of strikes and scattered protests in the North African country, which has promised to lift a 19-year state of emergency by month’s end...
By benim
In Algeria
Oct 21st, 2010
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Algeria will not give way to lobbies urging it to change its policies towards foreign firms, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said on Thursday, in an apparent reference to a row with Egyptian telecom firm Orascom Telecom. Algeria has hit Orascom’s local unit with bills for millions of dollars in ba...