In the last month, Algeria has seen historic protests form over the announcement of their long-suffering president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s candidacy for a fifth term in office. Phil and Cooper recap Bouteflika’s backstory and what’s happened since the protests began. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani makes his strategic first visit to Iraq, but what makes it so important?

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Music: Zaho - “Laissez-les Kouma” (feat. MHD) (Spotify | iTunes)