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World - Region
11/2/2023 5:10:41 PM
Tunisia's parliament on Thursday began debating a bill that would criminalise any normalisation of ties with Israel as the occupying state's brutal war on Gaza enters day 27.

World - Region
7/27/2021 9:39:33 PM
Saied believes that Tunisia has moved to a parliamentary, multi-party system that “bruises the Tunisian people in terms of food, transportation and health'

World - Region
7/25/2021 4:15:57 PM
This came after protesters stormed the offices of the Islamist movement Ennahda, the dominant force in parliament

World - Region
4/6/2021 3:25:59 PM
A smooth transition from autocratic rule to democracy in 2011 brought about a new constitution in 2014, which provided for a court to be set up within a year to adjudicate constitutional disputes

World - Region
3/10/2021 7:20:00 PM
The latest crisis was triggered by Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi's decision to sack four cabinet members allied to Saied, who has in turn refused to swear in their replacements

World - Region
1/27/2021 11:59:10 AM
Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi told the assembly that by naming 11 new ministers to the interior, justice, health and other key portfolios, he aimed to create a "more effective" reform team

World - Region
1/26/2021 5:22:28 PM
Political paralysis and economic decline have soured many Tunisians on the fruits of the uprising

World - Region
11/1/2020 3:52:00 PM
Ennahda is reportedly witnessing a fierce internal debate between two camps on whether Al-Ghannouchi should be allowed to run for a new term as the party’s leader.

World - Region
10/28/2020 8:32:00 PM
The central bank governor made his request after the government last week asked the bank to buy treasury bonds to help finance a fiscal deficit equivalent to an estimated 14% of national output

World - Region
9/3/2020 7:54:45 PM
Hichem Mechichi, previously the country’s interior minister, takes power in the wake of a severe political crisis

World - Region
9/2/2020 2:18:24 PM
Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi was confirmed by 134-67 votes in an overnight session to lead Tunisia's second cabinet in six months, made up of judges, academics, civil servants and private-sector executives

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/26/2020 11:11:00 AM
The Tunisian parliament will likely approve the country’s new government in order to avoid possible dissolution

World - Region
7/30/2020 2:18:27 PM
97 MPs voted in the secret ballot for the motion and 30 voted against; a request to withdraw confidence from the speaker requires an absolute majority vote of 109 votes from a total of 217 MPs

World - Region
7/30/2020 1:22:40 PM
The chairperson was forced to adjourn this morning session during secret balloting on the confidence withdrawal motion as mayhem broke out in parliament between opposition and Ennahda MPs

World - Region
7/30/2020 12:27:28 PM
'I will work to form a government that meets the aspirations of all Tunisians and to respond to their legitimate demands,' stated Mechichi

World - Region
7/25/2020 10:39:26 PM

World - Region
7/23/2020 6:48:53 PM

World - Region
7/12/2020 8:37:01 PM
These Tunisian political forces believe that a conflict of interest exists between Al-Ghannouchi’s roles as Ennahda’s leader and the speaker of the parliament

World - Region
6/16/2020 3:07:22 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/8/2020 1:03:00 PM
The formation of a new coalition government in Tunisia is an opportunity to address the country’s socio-economic ills, writes Bassem Aly

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