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The Kouninef brothers were arrested on Monday and are being held in temporary custody awaiting trial for corruption. Authorities in Algeria have cracked down on a growing corruption problem, arresting three billionaire brothers as part of an anti-corruption drive. Al Jazeera reports that the Kouninef brothers were arrested on Monday and are being held in temporary custody awaiting trial. Steps were taken on Wednesday to extend the pre-trial detention of the brothers – business associates…

Despite Bouteflika being confined to a wheelchair and hardly able to function, the ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) has pushed the president forward for a fifth term. Outrage has been waged in Algeria following President Abdelaziz Bouteflika running for re-election in the upcoming presidential election campaign. Despite the 81-year-old being confined to a wheelchair and hardly able to function, the ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) has pushed Bouteflika forward for a fifth term in office.…