Algeria has once again rejected any normalization of relations with the illegal Zionist entity, saying that Algiers is prepared to host a meeting of Palestinian factions as part of its efforts to support the Palestinian cause.
President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s willingness to enhance relations with Algeria at the bilateral, regional and international levels.
Thousands of Algerians marched on Friday, a year since the start of weekly protests calling for a complete overhaul of the ruling elite, an end to corruption, and the army's withdrawal from politics.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Algerian counterpart, Sabri Boukadoum, deplored the so-called “deal of the century”, a US-initiated plan for Palestine.
Baton-wielding police have broken up a protest in Algiers, cracking down on demonstrators vowing to keep up the movement that has rocked Algeria for nearly a year.
Establishment insider Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in Thursday as Algeria's new president, a week after winning elections marred by mass protests and record abstention.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi congratulated the Algerian people and government on successfully holding the recent presidential election in the North African country.
Algeria’s former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won the presidential election in the unrest-hit country.
Algeria held a presidential election Thursday that has been fiercely opposed by a nine-month-old protest movement and was hit by unrest at several provincial polling stations.
Algerians have thronged their capital on Friday to insist that a presidential election set for December 12 must not go ahead before a change of regime.