ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the political situation and protests in Algeria (all times local):
Algerian state news agency APS says President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has named the interior minister in his government as the new prime minister.
Interior Minister Noureddine Bedoui is close to the president’s brother. Bouteflika charged Bedoui with forming a new government on Monday.
Bedoui is replacing Ahmed Ouyahia as prime minister.