2019 in Algeria

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Events from 2019 in Algeria.



  • March 2 - Tens of thousands of Algerians demonstrate in the streets against President Bouteflika's bid for reelection for a fifth term, with 183 injured.[1]
  • March 11 - President Bouteflika announces he will not seek a fifth term in office and postpones the election with no date given.[2] Prime Minister Ouyahia also resigns and is replaced by Noureddine Bedoui.[3]
  • March 14 - Protests continue as some see the postponement of the election as the President extending his rule.[4]



  1. ^ "183 injured in Algeria protests: state news agency". 2019-03-02. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  2. ^ "Algeria's Bouteflika will not seek fifth term, delays elections". 2019-03-12. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  3. ^ "Algeria: Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia resigns, Noureddine Bedoui replaces him". 2019-03-11. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  4. ^ "Why Algeria Is Still Protesting After Ruler Relents". 2019-03-14. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  5. ^ "Algeria's powerful military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah dies". France 24. December 23, 2019.