Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday appointed Ayman bin Abdul Rahman to form a new cabinet.

Iran PressAfrica: On June 12, Algeria held parliamentary elections, for the first time since the 2019 resignation of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who ruled the country for two decades under pressure of popular protests.

On Thursday, Tebboune accepted the resignation of the government of Abdelaziz Djerad, in preparation for the formation of a new cabinet.

Ayman bin Abdul Rahman has been appointed by the Algerian president to form a government, while the Society for peace, Algeria's largest Islamist party, has announced that it will not run in the next government.

Algeria’s ruling party National Liberation Front (FLN) was the winner of this month’s general elections, gaining 98 seats in the 407-seat parliament, although no party secured a majority in parliament.

Independents won 84 seats and the Islamic-leaning Movement of Society for Peace 65, while the pro-regime Democratic National Rally party won 58 seats.

The Future Party secured 48 seats, while the National Building Movement won 39 seats, followed by the Justice and Development Front party with two seats.

With these results, a coalition of at least three parliamentary blocs is required to form a majority in parliament for 204 seats. 219