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Abdallah Djaballah

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Saad Abdallah Djaballah
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Born2 May 1956
Skikda, Algeria
Political partyJustice and Development Party

Saad Abdallah Djaballah (Arabic: سعد عبدالله جاب الله‎, born 2 May 1956, in Skikda) is an Algerian politician and leader of the Movement for National Reform [1] (Ḥarakat al-Iṣlāḥ al-Waṭaniyy, also known as the MRN and El-Islah), an Islamist political party that he led in a breakout from the Islamic Renaissance Party (al-Nahda), which he had created but lost control over.[2] Djaballah stood for the presidency twice, in 1999 and 2004. In the former contest, he withdrew along with all other opposition candidates just hours before voting commenced.[1] In 2004, he came in third place in the elections, with about 5 percent of the vote.[3]

In 2011, Djaballah formed of the Justice and Development Front.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Algeria's presidential challengers". BBC. 2004-04-09. Retrieved 2006-11-16.
  2. ^ Dillman, Bradford (2002-06-11). "Algeria's Parliamentary Elections: Lessons for US Policy in the Arab World". Middle East Institute. Archived from the original on 2006-11-09. Retrieved 2006-11-16.
  3. ^ Volpi, Frédéric. "Algeria 2004: Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose". Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE). Archived from the original on 2006-08-18. Retrieved 2006-11-16.
  4. ^ "Front for Justice & Development / El Adala". Observatorio Electoral. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  5. ^ Chikhi, Lamine (2011-08-18). "Algeria "not immune to Arab spring revolt"". Reuters. Retrieved 2020-12-21.

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