Bouteflika and his gang losing their hold on events. Elections likely, but the future is anyone’s guess.
Morocco’s tiff with Saudi Arabia over. Pope’s visit demonstrates religious tolerance but causes some controversy.
Army chief administers coup de grace on Bouteflika. A second Republic?
Algerian peaceful protests now in millions. Bouteflika and FLN have had it. Future unclear.
Sudan – peaceful protests gaining strength. Flip-flop from Bashir. Comparisons with the Arab Spring.
Peaceful protests against Bouteflika’s Algerian regime on unprecedented scale. Former Prime Minister Hamrouche just might survive the flood.
As Bouteflika formally confirms his candidacy for a fifth term as president the FLN faces unexpectedly large demonstrations in protest. Clock ticking.
Locust swarms around the Red Sea and across Arabia may cause serious harm depending on the next three months.
Algeria – Bouteflika chosen by FLN to stand for a fifth term as president. Much political action, but the result not in much doubt.
Autocrats love grandiose projects. Arab autocrats are no exception. Religion, railways, new cities and culture are favoured fields.