There have been frequent demonstrations in Algeria against Bouteflika running for a fifth term as president.
Algeria's president appoints caretaker government amid turmoil
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.
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Some of the museum's artifacts were looted - the culture ministry said criminals and not the protesters were to blame.
The Higher Education Ministry's decision came a day after tens of thousands of demonstrators packed central Algiers.
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.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika has made a rare public appearance at a mosque in Algiers.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, aged 77, has won a fourth term in office as president of Algeria, re-elected after already serving for 15 years, and having a
Algerians find themselves divided once again after their president announced he would run for a fourth term, in April. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 76, has