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Algeria History: The Bouteflika Era

After Zéroual’s resignation, A. Bouteflika became in April 1999 (with early elections)elected as the new president (confirmed in office in 2004), who announced the modernization of Algerian society and submitted a peace plan to end the civil war (including legalization of Islamist groups that renounce armed struggle), which was approved by parliament in July 1999… Read More »