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A handout picture released by the Tunisian Presidency’s Press Service on July 4, 2015 shows Tunisian President Beji Caid El-Sebsi speaking during a press conference in the capital Tunis, during which he announced he was declaring a 30-day state of emergency in the country. (EPA/Tunisian Presidency)
Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tunisia’s President Beji Caid El-Sebsi on Saturday announced a month-long state of emergency in the country, saying Tunisia faced further terrorist threats from extremists following last week’s attack on tourists at a beach resort in Sousse....
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Visitors at the Bardo museum are evacuated in Tunis, on March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
Having completed the political transition and weathered the international economic crisis, Tunisia is well placed to now complete the economic transformation that is required to ensure that growth is sustainable, broad-based, and benefits all of its citizens. But not...
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Tunisian President Beji Caid El-Sebsi meets the new Tunisian Prime Minister designate, Habib Essid, at the Presidential Palace, Carthage, Tunisia, on January 23, 2015. (EPA/STR)
Tunis, AP—Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid announced a new minority government Friday that excludes most of the major players on the political scene, including Islamist and leftist parties. The big winner in last year’s elections was the nationalist Nidaa...
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Beji Caid El-Sebsi puts his hand on the Qur’an to be sworn in as new Tunisian president during a ceremony at the National Assembly in Tunis, Tunisia, on December 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
Tunis, AP—Tunisia’s new president pledged a rule of reconciliation and consensus as he took his oath Wednesday before the newly elected parliament to complete the country’s democratic transition. The inauguration of Beji Caid El-Sebsi, an 88-year-old...
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Supporters of Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid El-Sebsi march during an election campaign in Tunis on November 21, 2014.
Perhaps it is premature to talk about the success of Tunisia’s democratic experiment in the aftermath of the “Arab Spring”. The jury is still out following the announcement of the results of the first truly democratic presidential elections in Tunisia which has...
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