Tunisian security forces on Monday used teargas to disperse a protest in the southern Gabes province after presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential runoff.
Beji Caid Essebsi of the Nidaa Tounes party was declared winner of Tunisia's presidential runoff with 55.68 percent of the vote.
The favorite to win Tunisia's first democratic election, presidential hopeful Beji Caid Essebsi, claimed victory not long after the polls closed on Sunday in the country's first-ever democratic election. But interim leader President Moncef Marzouki says it is too early to declare a winner.
Beji Caid Essebsi claimed victory in the Tunisian elections despite official results not being announced till late Monday.
December 21, 2014
The polls close in Tunisia's run-off election. Essebsi's campaign is confident of a victory.
Tunisia ushers in full democracy with run-off Presidential elections four years after uprising.
December 20, 2014
As tomorrow's run-off presidential election approaches, Tunisians are tense. The first round results were tight and the candidates must win the support of Popular Front voters.
December 18, 2014
The Tunisian army plans to deploy 36,000 troops to secure a presidential runoff vote slated for Sunday, a Defense Ministry spokesman has said
When frustrated street vendor Mohammad Bouazizi set himself alight, his actions made way for the Arab Spring. Four years on, was it worth it? Definitely.
December 17, 2014
By setting himself alight four years ago, street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi paved way for the Arab Spring. Little did he or the policewoman who slapped him know what would happen next.
December 12, 2014
The secretary general of Tunisia’s Ennahda Islamic Movement has tendered his resignation as the leader of the country’s most prominent political party.
December 10, 2014
The Tunisian actress appears to be baking a little bun in the oven for the third time.
December 8, 2014
Written "Huriyah" in Arabic or "Freedom" as it means in English, the actress's new body ink has fans goin' cray-cray.
December 7, 2014
The Tunisian electoral commission has announced that polling stations will be open to voters in the country’s presidential runoff election later this month.
December 2, 2014
Tunisia’s new parliament has held its inaugural session, marking the North African country’s first national assembly meeting since the 2011 ouster of former dictator, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.