Algeria’s army in untenable position. Can they open the door to change?
Mass protests against the “pouvoir” continue. More action against corruption. Presidential election due on 4 July will be delayed.
Morocco – leaders of the 2018 protests in the Rif jailed. Teachers’ protest peters out. Morocco is not Algeria.
Algeria – very large demonstrations continue. More top level arrests.
A hastily arranged referendum consolidates Sisi’s position.
Algeria – very large demonstrations continue to demand radical change. International implications remain opaque.
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.