Algerian MPs debate controversial oil and gas bill

Algerian Members of Parliament, on Tuesday, launched discussions on a controversial hydrocarbon law. The debate has stirred the fierce opposition and the regime's protest movement. This bill, once passed into law is suspected to enable the selling of the country's main wealth to multinationals.

It was adapted on October 14 by Cabinet Ministers and there is a vote scheduled for November 14, according to the national radio.

This bill has for long sparked protests in the capital Algiers, led by a…

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