Tag: Political and civil unrest

Algeria was silent during the Arab Spring. Now its streets are erupting in protest

Cities across Africa's largest country have been flooded for the past two weeks with protesters opposing their ageing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's fifth re-election bid after 20 years in power.

Egypt’s foreign minister lauds ‘economic progress’ as President Sisi readies for extended tenure

Egypt's foreign minister praised economic reforms underway in the country, stressing that the country's president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, remained the right man for the job amid continued threats to security and stability.