"After the massive protests against the power elite, the military and the sjuklige the president of the republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has a new transitional government created in Algeria. At the same time stopped all the private air traffic to and from the country."
"A number of ministers allowed to leave their posts and are replaced with new people. It is unclear why and for what purpose the reshuffling takes place."
"According to the private Ennahar TV, it is the president who made the decision about the new government. At the same time retaining the head of the army Ahmad Gaid Salah as deputy defence minister, according to state tv. This despite the fact that Salah has repeatedly expressed that he wants to unseat Bouteflika."
"the Opposition has interpreted the Ahmad Gaid Salahs moves to dismiss the president as a way for the power elite to maintain its grip on the country by sacrificing the one who from the beginning gave rise to the protests. The protests have recently come to include the requirement that even the military leadership and the government resigns."
"Even the newly elected prime minister Noureddine Bedoui stated to remain at his post. He has previously expressed his support for postponing the presidential elections."
"the civil Aviation authorities of Algeria banned on the Sunday, all private air traffic to and from the country until the 30th of april. No explanation was given for this. But the news came since the authorities announced that affärsmagnaten Ali Haddad – a close ally of Bouteflika – arrested after he tried to leave the country. According to the algerian media is the reason for the flight ban that the authorities want to prevent certain prominent persons to flee abroad."
"President Bouteflika suffered 2013 of a stroke. He became partially paralyzed and is believed to suffer from speech impediments. Since then he has only appeared in public occasionally. The protests in the country began when Bouteflika through a representative indicated that he, in violation of the constitution, would set up a fifth term of office. He repented later, but the postponement of the elections and refuse to leave his office."
"Many have questioned whether Bouteflika over the head a time can communicate with the outside world and some have speculated that he is dead."