The privately-owned Algerian outlet Ennahar TV announced the death of army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah on Monday. Salah, who was 79, was pivotal in forcing the resignation of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April earlier this year.
Students across Algeria have condemned the upcoming Presidential elections as being rigged, warning that all five candidates belong to the elite class that are accused of having ruled Algeria behind the scenes for decades.
The Algerian Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, accused a nondescript "gang" of infiltrating the protest movement in the country and damaging the relations between the Algerian people and Army.
Ahmed Fadl al-Kadhim is an Iraqi officer who sacrificed his life in order to give life to a wounded man who was injured by an ISIS ambush in Tarmia, north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The family of the fallen officer remember their last conversations with him.