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handing over his letter of resignation after twenty years in power Algeria's ailing president Abdelaziz beautifully cut step down on Tuesday succumbing to six weeks of mass protests calling for the eighty two year old to go , the news prompted celebrations on the streets of the capital Algiers which is seen regular demonstrations ever since beautifully Catamounts plans to run for a fifth time , in a lesser released on state media beautifully cassette he'd step down because he wanted to put an end to the current bickering but that followed calls from the army chief of staff demanding the frail Ruland be removed from power , Algeria has transformed during the protests with people no longer afraid of criticizing the government in a country west seventy percent of the population is unemployed , under Algeria's constitution the chairman of the upper house of parliament will take over as caretaker president for ninety days until elections are held