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  • Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 7:13 am

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power struggle within the regime will break into the open - unleashing a new cycle of the bloodshed that plagued the country in the 1990s.