A file picture taken on April 28, 2014, shows Algerian President Abdulaziz Bouteflika looking on during his inauguration ceremony as he is sworn as Algeria's President for a fourth term in Algiers. AFP PHOTO / FAROUK BATICHE
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A military court has sentenced the former head of Algeria's presidential guard to three years in jail over a shooting at President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's residence, a security source said Thursday.Last week, Algeria's former counterterrorism chief Abdelkader Ait-Ouarabi, better known as General Hassan, was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of destroying documents and disobeying military orders.In September, the president replaced General Mohamed Mediene -- better known as General Toufik -- after 25 years at the head of the powerful DRS intelligence agency.
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