Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Algeria

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Algeria

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Jan. 23: In a move towards greater reconciliation, the central Algerian government and Berber leaders agreed to overturn the results from the 2002 elections, widely boycotted by the Berber minority. In the agreement, the elected officials would be removed from office. [MEO, 1/23]

Jan. 27: The central Algerian government and Berber leaders suspended talks aimed at reconciling a long running political and social crisis. [MEO 1/27]

Feb. 4: Algerian President 'Abd al-'Aziz Bouteflika called upon the United Nations, European Union, and the Arab League to send poll observers for the April presidential elections. [MEO, 2/4]

Feb. 8: Algerian security forces swept through the town of Zamouri, killing four Islamist rebels. [AN, 2/11]

Feb. 9: Two youths stopped two police officers and shot them at point-blank range on the outskirts of Miliana. Since the start of the year, approximately 50 people died in violent clashes in Algeria, half of them from the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) and the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat. [Al-Jazeera, 2/9]

Feb. 12: Militants from Islamic groups ambushed Algerian paramilitary forces while on patrol 45 kilometers west of Bejaia. Seven policemen were killed in the attack. [Al-Jazeera, 2/12]

Feb. 17: President 'Abd al-'Aziz Bouteflika announced that he would run for a second term in the April 2004 elections. …

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