Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune appoints former University of Algiers professor Abdelaziz Djerrad to be the new Prime Minister.
The death toll from the wildfires in northern Algeria increases to 65, as the country battles a total of 69 fires for the fourth consecutive day. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune declares three days of national mourning for the wildfire victims.
Citizens of Algeria head to the polls to decide over a proposed amendmend of the country's constitution. The proposal is supported by president Abdelmadjid Tebboune and the military as a reaction to widespread protests which resulted in the resignation of long-term president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Algeria's Chief of Staff of the People's National Army Ahmed Gaid Salah, the highest-ranked military official in the country, gives a televised address, calling on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign or be declared "unfit to serve" by the People's National Assembly.
Hundreds of thousands of Algerians again rally, this week in heavy rain and cold weather, against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika demanding his immediate resignation. Bouteflika is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of long-time allies.