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After a two month spell in prison, Nabil Karoui has been released on bail, but still faces charges of money laundering and tax evasion.

President Emmanuel Macron praised French Muslim leaders after they agreed on a "charter of principles" aimed at combatting sectarianism and radicalised teachings.

Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

Mitchell Plitnick

Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

With Sa'ar leading the charge against Netanyahu, it is certain that the Biden administration will face a very hardline Israeli government, whether or not Netanyahu wins again, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Tunisian ex-presidential candidate Nabil <em>Karoui</em> rearrested

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisian ex-presidential candidate Nabil Karoui rearrested

Karoui was rearrested in connection with money laundering and tax evasion.

Outcry after Tunisian doctor dies in hospital lift accident

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Outcry after Tunisian doctor dies in hospital lift accident

Tunisian doctors and medical students are demanding the health minister resign after the death of a resident doctor who fell from a broken ...

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

In-depth: After winning a vote of confidence and averting the dissolution of parliament, the new Tunisian government now faces the major challenge of ruling with a fragile political bedrock.

Aidan Chivers

Tunisian President Kais Saied's first six months in power

The first six months of Kais Saied's presidency have been dominated by two major crises - the challenge to form a new government, and the ...

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia reattempts to form new government amid political deadlock

Tunisia's new government is still in the making, with the formation process dragging out, but the country urgently needs economic reforms after ...

The New Arab & agencies

Islamist-inspired leader elected Tunisia parliament speaker following controversial deal

Veteran politician Rached Ghannouchi was voted house speaker by Tunisia’s parliament, following the party’s deal with the liberal Qalb Tounes ...

Tunisian women protest as 'masturbating' MP sworn in

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Tunisian women protest as 'masturbating' MP sworn in

Tunisian women held protests as Zouheir Makhlouf, a new MP for the Qalb Tounes party who was caught in a video allegedly masturbating outside a ...

The New Arab

Tunisia's Islamist party may choose outside candidate as PM

The move comes as Ennahda, which won 52 of 217 seats in last month’s parliamentary election, seeks consensus with other parties for a coalition.

Tunisia says Al-Qaeda leader killed in anti-terror raid

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Tunisia says Al-Qaeda leader killed in anti-terror raid

An Al-Qaeda leader was killed and another wounded during an anti-terror raid in Tunisia on Sunday, according to the country's defence ministry.

MP 'masturbating' near school ignites Tunisia #MeToo scandal

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MP 'masturbating' near school ignites Tunisia #MeToo scandal

A newly elected Tunisian deputy appeared in court Monday over a video filmed by a woman that purported to show him masturbating in front of a ...

Tunisia picks law professor as new president

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia picks law professor as new president

Kais Saied, an independent candidate who ran on a conservative, anti-corruption platform, takes the presidency with at least 72% of the popular ...

Tunisians celebrate populist Kais Saied's presidential election victory

The New Arab

Tunisians celebrate populist Kais Saied's presidential election victory

Thousands of Tunisians gathered on the streets to praise the landslide result of the conservative, anti-corruption candidate for embodying the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Kais Saied: "Robocop" poised to be Tunisia's next president

Political newcomer Kais Saied, who won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential election runoff, is a conservative academic whose rigid manner has earned him the nickname "Robocop".

The New Arab & agencies

Media mogul, law professor face off in Tunisia election

In an unusual election, Tunisians will choose between two candidates who have never held political office to be the North African country's next ...

Alessandra Bajec

Karoui out of jail just before Tunisia’s presidential run-off

Tunisia gears up for a fair vote in Sunday’s presidential poll after jailed candidate Nabil Karoui was freed days ahead of the run-off.

The New Arab & agencies

Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party leads Tunisia election: results

The party of Rached Ghannouchi won 52 of 217 seats in Sunday's election, well short of the 109 needed to govern.

Jailed Tunisia presidential candidate <em>Karoui</em> walks free

The New Arab & agencies

Jailed Tunisia presidential candidate Karoui walks free

Nabil Karoui's release on Wednesday came after the court annulled his detention order just hours ahead of final results from parliamentary polls.

The New Arab & agencies

Exit polls show Ennahdha party leading Tunisia election

Exit polls showed Ennahdha leading that of a jailed business tycoon in Tunisia's legislative polls.

Polls open in Tunisian legislative elections

The New Arab & agencies

Polls open in Tunisian legislative elections

Polls opened on Sunday in Tunisia for the third round of legislative elections since the North African country's 2011 revolution, in a key vote ...

Tunisia presidential runner Saied quits campaigning on 'moral' grounds

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia presidential runner Saied quits campaigning on 'moral' grounds

An independent professor of law, Saied won the first round of voting on September 15 with a low-budget grassroots campaign conducted largely via ...

Legislative elections set Tunisia's future political path of action

Alessandra Bajec

Legislative elections set Tunisia's future political path of action

Tunisians will make their voices heard in what will be a decisive election for the parliamentary regime, but some voters are now showing less ...

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