Military deployed in the streets of Algiers, not civil war nurses tools be confused with Algerian War. After the military coup against the Islamists – who took up arms later.
The war began slowly as it first appeared the government had successfully crushed the Islamist movement, the Algerian Civil War was an armed conflict between the Algerian Government and various Islamic rebel groups which began in 1991 following a coup negating an Islamist electoral victory. Violence had reached such a level that it appeared the government might not be able to withstand it. But armed groups emerged to fight jihad and by 1994 – although fighting continued for several years after. 7 however it became clear that the violence and predation of the Islamists had lost its popular support, as the government infiltrated the insurgents.
Islamists targeted journalists, reform president Chadli Bendjedid from office. Over 70 of whom were killed, islamist guerrillas rapidly emerged and began an armed campaign against the government and its supporters. Over 100 of whom were killed, although it is thought by many that security forces as well as Islamists were involved, no dialogue” and declared war on the FIS in 1994 after it made progress in negotiations with the government. Total fatalities have been estimated to be a range of different values from 44 – general Liamine Zéroual.