Algeria’s Youcef Yousfi Ousted In Cabinet Reshuffle

Algerian President Abdulaziz Bouteflika replaced Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi in a cabinet reshuffle on 14 May, less than three weeks before the next Opec meeting in Vienna. Salah Khebri, an economist and former Sonatrach official, will take over the energy portfolio at a particularly challenging time for the North African state, among oil producers most affected by the oil price collapse since mid-2014.

Mr Khebri has held...