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Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep

Jun. 13, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Another former Algerian prime minister was jailed Thursday in an anti-corruption sweep — the second one in two days to be sent to prison in the North African nation while his case is being investigated. A statement from the prosecutor's office said Abdelmalek Sellal, in...

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign

Jun. 12, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia was imprisoned Wednesday by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital. Numerous journalists saw the van leave the Supreme Court for the prison of El Harrach after...

Algerian ex-prime minister summoned in corruption probe

Apr. 30, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia went before a prosecutor Tuesday as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation that has targeted figures in the entourage of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, forced to resign after two decades in office. Ouyahia was questioned on...