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Tunisian Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—The deteriorating security situation in Libya is having a debilitating effect on Tunisia’s own economy, security and stability, Tunisian Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi said. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, Hamdi said: “Unfortunately, the...
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Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi after casting his ballot in the presidential election yesterday (AP)
Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—Veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid El-Sebsi leads the race to become Tunisia’s first directly elected president since the ouster of Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, according to initial exit polls. Sebsi’s campaign manager claimed he was...
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This undated file photo shows UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) investigator William Schabas. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The head of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) probe into Israel’s war on Gaza has told Asharq Al-Awsat he will not resign from his post despite pressure to do so from the Israeli government and media. Canadian international law expert...
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Tunisian Minister of National Defence Ghazi Jeribi speaks during a press conference at the Government Palace in Tunis, Tunisia on 17 July 2014. (EPA/Mohamed Messara)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Minister of National Defense Ghazi Jeribi highlighted Tunisia’s efforts against terrorism, acknowledging that the war on terror is an asymmetrical war that requires patience. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, Jeribi said that Tunisia is on course...
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Hamadi Jebali in Tunis in July 2013. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—Former Tunisian prime minister Hamadi Jebali told Asharq Al-Awsat that, should he run in presidential elections set to be held by the end of the year, it will be as an independent candidate without the backing of his Ennahda party. The former...