Algerian demonstrators on Friday rejected a call for dialogue by the country's new president, as they continued their month-long movement's demanding institutional reforms.
Tens of thousands took to the streets after ex-Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune triumphed in Algeria's presidential elections.
A former prime minister was elected Algeria's new president but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday, vowing their movement would not stop.
In the wake of months of demonstrations in Algeria, two former prime ministers and other senior political figures were jailed for corruption, in an apparent attempt to calm protests.
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An Algerian military judge on Sunday placed in custody the youngest brother of former
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs, state TV reported.
Protesters have gathered in Algiers for the first Friday protests since presidential elections were announced to succeed ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
His appointment as interim leader by parliament on Tuesday triggered new demonstrations. Bensalah is seen by many as a Bouteflika loyalist.
Algeria's war of information: The Algerian MOD issued an immediate denial after a document from a source at the presidents office said that the army chief had been fired.
Algeria's President Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday following months of nationwide protests.
There have been frequent demonstrations in Algeria against Bouteflika running for a fifth term as president.
Algeria's president appoints caretaker government amid turmoil
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters in Algiers in biggest demonstration yet, say witnesses.
Army chief of staff, head of the employers' union, a workers' union, and a coalition government — these are the key players in Bouteflika's political regime.
Bouteflika's own party, the National Liberation Front (FLN), joins the army's chief of staff and the National Rally for Democracy party's call for the ailing president to resign.
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Algeria's capital on Friday in the biggest protest yet to call on 82-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, to step down after two decades in power
Algeria's Bouteflika says he will not run for fifth term, postpones presidential elections
President Bouteflika arrives back in Algiers amid protests
Algeria's presidential plane landed at a military airport south west of Algiers on Sunday afternoon after leaving Geneva earlier in the day. It is not clear if Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was on board.
The Higher Education Ministry's decision came a day after tens of thousands of demonstrators packed central Algiers.
Bouteflika's decision to run for a fifth term in office has sparked widespread protests in the North African country.
Thousands of people in cities across Algeria called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office on Friday (March 1) in the country's biggest anti-government demonstrations since the Arab Spring eight years ago.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika responded to recent mass protests against his leadership with a list of commitments, including a promise to stand down after the country's next election
All candidates in the Algerian presidential election must submit their candidacy papers in person, Abdelwahab Derbal, the head of the election commission said on Sunday.
The largest anti-government protest for eight years sees 45 people arrested. Algerian's urge President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.