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Tunisian PM off to shaky start with failure to form cabinet within expected timeframe

a confidence vote on Tuesday. Tunisia’s national assembly on Thursday finished approving all articles ... and early Sunday. A consensus on Tunisia’s new cabinet has not yet been reached, Tunisia’s Prime Minister-designate Mehdi Jomaa announced Saturday. The new cabinet line-up would ...

26/01/2014 - 08:07 - comment 0

Official: Tunisia to hold elections before end of 2014

of the National Constituent Assembly.” Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly has been tasked with drawing up ... comments to  Asharq Al-Awsat , the second deputy vice-president of Tunisia’s National Constituent ... The second deputy vice-president of Tunisia’s National ...

12/12/2013 - 06:57 - comment 0

Death threats disrupt Tunisian constitution vote

Tunisia’s constitutional assembly prepares to select ... of its members. Tunisia’s constitutional assembly prepares to select a new ... News, Tunisia) Tunisia’s constitutional assembly prepares to select a new committee to oversee ...

06/01/2014 - 16:50 - comment 0

Tunisia: New caretaker government named, constitution approved

after its upcoming elections. Tunisia’s premier-designate Mehdi Jomaa ... he told reporters. Tunisia’s young democracy was threatened after the assassination of two ... the assassination, opposition parties blamed Tunisia’s security apparatus, including the interior ministry, ...

27/01/2014 - 12:46 - comment 0

Suspension of Tunisian Assembly labelled 'a coup'

The  suspension of Tunisia’s embattled Constituent Assembly  on Tuesday has been labeled ... News, Tunisia) The suspension of Tunisia’s embattled Constituent Assembly on Tuesday has been ... The opposition also wants to dissolve the Constituent Assembly. Jaafar announced the parliament freeze ...

07/08/2013 - 09:48 - comment 0

Despite turbulence, Tunisians can unite over prosperous future

citizens. Tunisia’s tenuous sense of security is destroying the national economy. Standard & ... Compared to Syria, Egypt, Yemen and Libya, Tunisia’s democratic transition, while still nascent, has been ... of one of Tunisia’s leftist parties, the Front Populaire, and ardent critic of governing party Ennahda ...

13/03/2013 - 08:49 - comment 0

Tunisia's Islamist leadership says it will not give up power in political transition

in three weeks and the constituent assembly will finish its tasks in four weeks. “[Tunisia’s] situation ... of Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party said on Sunday that his party may be willing to give up the government ... The Islamist-party leader has also defended radical Muslim Salafists in his interview. “Salafists are Tunisia’s ...

28/10/2013 - 14:16 - comment 0

Tunisia forms commission to compensate victims of Ben Ali

of dictatorship. Three years after the ouster of the country’s dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali , Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly (NCA) established a truth and justice commission on Monday to implement ... to elections for a new parliament and president later this year. Jomaa is Tunisia’s fifth prime minister ...

20/05/2014 - 11:23 - comment 0

Tunisia's 'Tamarod' gets 1.7 million signatures

demands for a new constitution that would represent all Tunisians. Tunisia’s National Constituent ... of members. Tunisia’s “Tamarod” was inspired by Egypt’s version of the grassroots movements which ... for national dialogue between the opposition and the governing authorities. Bennour also accused ...

02/09/2013 - 09:04 - comment 0

Tunisian PM says Islamists will not step down

to finish the constitution by October and hold elections on Dec. 17. Tunisia’s ... Tunisia’s Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh said on Monday that the Islamist-led government will not resign ... of the national assembly resigned, calling for it and the government to be resolved. The move was backed ...

30/07/2013 - 06:57 - comment 0