Islamists expected to win Algeria's upcoming elections, breaking military's political domination
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Al-Araby

Experts believe Islamist parties could win elections in Algeria this June, breaking from a long history of secular military rule. After the widespread popular uprisings demanding an overhaul of the country’s ruling elite, Islamist politicians are taking the chance to stand as a stark alternative to military rule, Reuters reported on Wednesday. “We expect to be in the lead,” said Abdelkader Bengrina, head of the Harakat al-Bina – the party which analysts say is “most likely” to win the election. “In many instances the government showed it is unable to tackle the problems of daily life.” The par…

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