Algeria scandals mask high level power struggle - Article Photos 1/3

FILE - In this Monday, April 6, 2009 file photo, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, gestures, during his last campaign rally in Algiers. The 72-year-old president Bouteflika is running against five other candidates, all low-profile figures. Algerians riveted are a new string of corruption allegations against top officials that show all the signs of being a behind-the-scenes struggle ahead of key presidential elections in 2014.(AP Photo, File)