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Tunisia's main parliamentary bloc Ennahdha rallied thousands of people Saturday in a demonstration.

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

Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

Hundreds of protesters faced off against riot police outside the Tunisian parliament as lawmakers inside confirmed a cabinet reshuffle amid growing unrest

Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

Hundreds gathered near the heavily-guarded parliament on Tuesday, as lawmakers held a debate inside on a list of new ministers for key ...

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a ...

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Tunisian ex-presidential candidate Nabil Karoui rearrested

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

Alessandra Bajec

Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

In-depth: From women's rights to freedom of expression, progressives in Tunisia's young democracy are fighting to preserve and advance the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Islamist-inspired leader elected Tunisia parliament speaker following controversial deal

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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.

Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party leads Tunisia election: results

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Lobby firm 'signed $1-mn deal' to back Nabil Karoui

The New Arab & agencies

Lobby firm 'signed $1-mn deal' to back Nabil Karoui

The contract was signed by the firm's president Ari Ben Menashe - who describes himself as a former Israeli intelligence officer.

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia court keeps presidential runner behind bars

A fresh request to free jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was rejected by Tunisia's court of appeal on Tuesday.

Jailed Karoui heads for run-off in Tunisia presidential election

Alessandra Bajec

Jailed Karoui heads for run-off in Tunisia presidential election

Karoui advances to the second round of Tunisia's polls despite uncertainty around his status after a fresh appeal for his release from prison is ...

Tunisia arrests media mogul presidential candidate: party

The New Arab

Tunisia arrests media mogul presidential candidate: party

A controversial presidential candidate and founder of a major television channel was detained for alleged money laundering.

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