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  1. Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy  The New York Times
  2. Tunisian establishment stunned as outsiders win presidency  Reuters
  3. Tunisia election: Outsider in lead stuns after most votes counted  Aljazeera.com
  4. Tunisian exit polls suggest shock victory for political outsiders  The Guardian
  5. Political outsiders seen as frontrunners in Tunisia election  Financial Times
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  1. Tunisia election: Political outsiders advance to run-off vote  BBC News
  2. Little-Known Professor and a Media Mogul Advance in Tunisia’s Presidential Election  The New York Times
  3. Tunisia's Voters Back Outsiders in Presidential Election  The Wall Street Journal
  4. Political outsiders head for runoff in Tunisian presidential vote, upsetting establishment  The Washington Post
  5. Outsider leads after Tunisia presidential poll deemed 'political earthquake'  FRANCE 24 English
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Robot Man, TV Mogul Prevail as Tunisians Rage Against the System  Bloomberg

A low-profile law professor and a jailed media tycoon secured the top spots in Tunisia's landmark presidential vote, routing veteran politicians in a rejection of ...

Tunisia's Presidential Election 2019: Who's Running, What's at Stake  TIME

Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist ...

Tunisia Elections Preview  NPR

Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, holds presidential elections Sunday. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Emir Sfaxi, who protested for democracy, to see ...

Deposed Tunisian President Ben Ali in hospital  Al Jazeera English

Daughter of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, 83, says ex-president is 'very sick' after years of treatment for prostate cancer.

Tunisia Votes for New President  VOA News

Tunisians voted Sunday to select their next president among some two dozen candidates with unofficial results suggesting two outsider candidates, Kais Saied ...

Tunisia elections: ‘When you have nothing, politics is the last thing you worry about’ (1/4)  FRANCE 24 English

Tunisia has won praise for its steps towards democracy, but it has struggled to revitalise the economy, lower inflation and combat unemployment. FRANCE 24's ...

Infographic: Tunisia presidential election at a glance  Aljazeera.com

Tunisians will head to the polls on September 15 to choose their new president in a hotly contested election. More than seven million people are eligible to vote, ...

Polling firm projects outsider candidate Kais Saied as ranked 1st in Tunisia presidential vote, ...  WSB Atlanta

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Polling firm projects outsider candidate Kais Saied as ranked 1st in Tunisia presidential vote, ahead of jailed magnate.

Detained mogul's presidential run tests Tunisia's democracy  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Media magnate Nabil Karoui's run for president was testing the rules of Tunisia's young democracy even before he was put in custody last ...

Tunisia's late President's wife dies on election day  Africanews English

The wife of Tunisia's late president, Beji Caid Essebsi died on Sunday, as Tunisians were voting to elect his successor less than two months after his death.

Tunisia's freedom cushion is not enough | Oussama Romdhani  The Arab Weekly

In the years to come, Tunisia's population problem will remain its unquenchable thirst for a decent quality of life even when opportunities remain remote.

Tunisia's presidential election to put young democracy to the test  The Guardian

Tunisia will hold its second-ever presidential elections on 15 September in a poll seen as a major test of the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab ...

Tunisia’s ‘Berlusconi’ seeks presidency despite jail stint  Financial Times

Days before campaigning began for Tunisia's presidential election, Nabil Karoui, a television tycoon and the populist frontrunner in the poll, was arrested and ...

Factbox: Tunisia's main candidates for presidential elections  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's presidential election on Sept. 15 has a crowded field of candidates, all vying to lead the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 ...

Al Sebsi's widow dies as Tunisia poll opens  Gulf News

Tunis- Chadlia Qaid Al Sebsi, the wife of the late Tunisian president Beji Qaid Al Sebsi, passed away on Sunday as the first round of elections to select her ...

Climate crisis drives Tunisia fishing trade into troubled waters  The Guardian

As dwindling stocks sound the death knell for their industry, fishermen along the Mediterranean coast face difficult and often dangerous choices.

Tunisia security boss, three fighters killed in clash near border  Aljazeera.com

Incident in Kasserine region comes as campaign for September 15 presidential election officially opens.

Tunisia elections: ‘Young people have a role to play’ in politics (4/4)  FRANCE 24 English

Tired of waiting for parties to come to them, young Tunisians have taken up on it themselves to get involved with politics through civil society projects or volunteer ...

Can Tunisia's national news agency be more than a government mouthpiece?  Columbia Journalism Review

On December 17, 2010, a 26-year-old Tunisian fruit-seller named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire outside the governor's building in Sidi Bouzid. This act ...

Tunisia's presidential election: What's the big deal?  Aljazeera.com

With the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi in late July, Tunisians are preparing to elect a new head of state on September 15, two months earlier than ...

Tunisian presidential elections: a major test for the Arab Spring’s legacy  ABC News

On Sunday, 7 million Tunisians will vote for a new president in the country's second presidential election since Tunisia's Arab Spring in 2011. Arab Spring led to ...

Tunisia election: 'Why would I vote?' (3/4)  FRANCE 24 English

After years of broken vows, residents in Tunisia's poorest areas have little faith in politicians and scant interest in the weekend's presidential election. FRANCE ...

Campaigning under way in Tunisia ahead of presidential vote  Al Jazeera English

It's unlikely any candidate will obtain a majority, meaning second round will likely be held in November.

Tunisia's elections: A view from the town that made the revolution  The New Arab

In Tunisia's heart of the revolution, much distrust toward the post-2011 political class and determination to see real change drove many to vote in Sunday's ...

Tunisia's Zbidi says he will amend constitution if elected president  Reuters

Tunisia's Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi will amend the constitution if he wins September's presidential election to end an "unreasonable" division of power ...

Tunisian PM urges continued focus on economy after election  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, a candidate for president in next month's election, said on Thursday the country should press ahead ...

Tunisia arrests presidential candidate Nabil Karoui  Al Jazeera English

Media mogul's own Nessma TV channel reports 56-year-old was arrested as he traveled to Tunis.

Tunisian political newcomers say they are leading presidential vote  Reuters Africa

Two political outsiders said they believed they had advanced to the second round of Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday, citing exit polls, though no official ...

U.S. gives Tunisia $335 million in financial aid over five years  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - The United States has agreed to give Tunisia financial aid worth $335 million over five years to support its democratic transition, the Tunisian ...

Tunisia's Truth Commission vs France, the IMF and World Bank  CADTM.org

On July 16, Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) sent two memorandums calling first on France and then on the World Bank and International (...)

Tunisia, last great hope of the Arab Spring, struggles to see benefit of democracy in presidential elections  The Times

It was a tranquil scene. A breeze blew in from the Mediterranean as locals and holidaymakers soaked up the sunshine on the promenades of this Tunisian ...

Is the early presidential election a political turning point for Tunisia?  Atlantic Council

Supporters of presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, hold his pictures as they take part in a rally asking for his release from prison, in front of the courthouse in ...

Moderate Islamists make new power quest in Tunisia  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's moderate Islamists are hoping the genial Beethoven fan they have nominated to run in next month's presidential elections will break ...

Tunisia elections Tunisian presidential candidates saying it with music  Al-Monitor

Tunisian presidential candidates are using an arsenal of musical to try to woo the young as well as evoke nostalgia for past in their campaigns for the elections ...

Outsiders Lead Tunisia's Presidential Exit Polls  Democracy Now!

In Tunisia, two outsider candidates are leading in the exit polls after voters cast their ballots Sunday in the country's second-ever presidential elections. One of ...

Tunisia's Elections, Explained: The world's youngest democracy votes  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Tunisians will vote in presidential elections on September 15 and parliamentary elections on October 6. This leaves little time to organize complex electoral ...

Tunis Medina – Tunis, Tunisia  Atlas Obscura

Discover Tunis Medina in Tunis, Tunisia: The ancient heart of Tunis is an enormous maze of narrow streets and alleyways.

Tackling stubborn economic crisis a priority for Tunisia after election  The Arab Weekly

Despite the significant recovery of the tourism sector compared to last year, Tunisia's GDP growth in the first half of 2019 was 1.1%, well below the 3.1% ...

Why Tunisia’s early presidential election will test its democracy  Washington Post

The Tunisian independent electoral commission announced last week the 26 candidates running in next month's early presidential election. From among ...

Tunisia: Media mogul's arrest rocks presidential race | Mena  Gulf News

Tunisia: The arrest of a Tunisian media magnate who's a leading presidential candidate is rattling this country's young democracy and throwing the campaign ...

Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates  Washington Post

A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates who are running in Tunisia's presidential election next month, which will be a crucial test for the North ...

Who are the Candidates in Tunisia's 2019 Presidential Elections?  مبادرة الإصلاح العربي

With the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi on 25 July, Tunisia's presidential elections were moved up and will be held on 15 September 2019. By the end of ...

Tunisian electoral campaign mirrors anger, anguish about future  The Arab Weekly

Analysts said there was a headwind affecting support for populists with implausible promises of free social welfare services in Tunisia.

'Easy pickings': In Tunisia's interior, neglect leaves youth ripe for indoctrination  Middle East Eye

Abandoned by the state, Tunisians in the country's poorest region say IS is winning the hearts and minds of disillusioned locals in a deceptively simple way.

Tunisia: Optimism for Tunisia's Democracy Despite Low Voter Turnout  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Tunisia has wrapped up its first round of presidential elections with turnout low at 45 percent. Despite a drop compared to the country's first democratic ...

Tunisia Presidential candidate to stay in prison  Africanews English

It is from his prison cell that Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui will have to continue his campaign.

Tunisian Politics Splinters as Presidential Election Approaches  Chatham House

A wide range of candidates reflects the country's increasingly fluid political situation as it tries to consolidate the democratic gains of 2011.

Tunisia's Budding Democracy Faces Its Biggest Test  STRATFOR

The results of upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, held amid chronic economic struggles and increasing political fracturing, will go a long way in ...

Mondher Kebaier appointed as Tunisia coach  BBC Sport

In a surprise move the Tunisia Football Federation names Mondher Kebaier as its new national team coach.

Oscars 2020: Tunisia Selects 'Dear Son' for International Feature Category  Hollywood Reporter

Tunisia has submitted Mohamed Ben Attia's 'Weldi (Dear Son)' for the international feature category at the 2020 Oscars.

Tunisian PM delegates his powers to focus on presidential race  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will temporarily delegate his powers to Public *Service* Minister Kamal Morjane to focus on his ...

Tunisia's Ennahda party rebrands for election race  Arabnews

TUNIS: Chastened by its early experiences of holding power in post-revolution Tunisia, Islamist-inspired party Ennahda has moderated its image and selected ...

Gilas Pilipinas' Struggles Continue, Lose to Tunisia in 2019 FIBA World Cup  Bleacher Report

Gilas Pilipinas' struggles in the 2019 FIBA World Cup continued Friday with an 86-67 loss to Tunisia in the classification round. Tunisia had five players reach ...

Breaking Bread: coastal cuisine in Tunisia  National Geographic

From perfectly prepped couscous to generous helpings of harissa, Tunisian cuisine is all about colour, flavour and abundance. In the coastal town of Nabeul, ...

Bandari sink Tunisia's US Ben Guerdane at Kasarani  nation.co.ke

Bandari edged out visiting Tunisian side US Ben Guerdane 2-0 in the Caf Confederation Cup first round, first leg match at Moi International Sports Centre, ...

Tunisia Native Forges New Path with Mental Health Counseling Master's  Southern New Hampshire University

Just eight years after she moved to the United States from Tunisia to work as an au pair, Fatma Salem Pease earned her master's degree at SNHU.

Is Nabil Karoui set to become Tunisia's first prisoner-president?  Middle East Eye

The presidential frontrunner's arrest appears to have done little to hamper his chances. Instead, commentators say, Tunisian democracy could be the real victim.

With tuna, eggs and potatoes, this Tunisian fricassee sandwich hits all the right notes  The Washington Post

Salty, buttery, rich and fragrant, this sandwich will keep you coming back bite after bite.

Sabaton Involved In Car Crash In Tunisia  Kerrang!

European power metal giants Sabaton are all alive after a terrible car accident in Tunisia.

Salah Mejri gets hot, Tunisia downs Iran in historic win  Eurohoops

By Eurohoops team / [email protected] Salah Mejri hit 5/9 3-pointers en route to finishing the game with 22 points plus 15 rebounds and propel Tunisia to 79 ...

Tesla Experience Tunisia  CleanTechnica

August 25th, 2019 by Johnna Crider. Tunisia, being the first democratic Arab country, is always on the lookout for *fresh* and innovative things that would benefit ...

Weekend, Tunisia goes to the polls  BBC News

Tunisians head to the polls in presidential elections; Humberto dumps rain on the Bahamas.

Tunisia part ways with coach Alain Giresse by mutual consent  BBC Sport

The Tunisia Football Federation announces that coach Alain Giresse's contract has ended by mutual consent.

Radhi Jaidi: Former Tunisia captain dismisses national coach rumours  BBC Sport

Former Tunisia captain Radhi Jaidi dismisses rumours linking him to the vacant national coaching position.

Lars Homestead – Nefta, Tunisia  Atlas Obscura

Discover Lars Homestead in Nefta, Tunisia: The original movie set for the home of "Star Wars" hero Luke Skywalker.

Tunisia hopes for more Japanese investment  NHK WORLD

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development ended Friday after three days of discussions between Japan and African leaders. Tunisian Foreign ...

Remembering Essebsi, the late maestro of Tunisian politics  The Conversation - Africa

The world's oldest president, Tunisia's Béji Caïd Essebsi, passed away in July at the age of 92. He had a long legacy in Tunisian politics which has left many ...

Tunisian women absent from presidential campaign  Arabnews

TUNIS: Tunisia has long been seen as a pioneer for women's rights in the Arab world, but on the eve of presidential elections, women are calling this reputation ...

Beji Caid Essebsi: The Old Guard Member Who Helped Build Tunisia's Democracy  STRATFOR

Revolutionary credentials and long political experience positioned the leader to nurture the country's fledgling democracy.

Chott el Djerid – Tozeur, Tunisia  Atlas Obscura

Discover Chott el Djerid in Tozeur, Tunisia: The largest salt lake in the Sahara is mysteriously alluring.

Losses to Tunisia, Angola first for PH in world play  The Manila Times

Teams from Tunisia and Angola must have gone home happy in ending African basketball's 45-year futile showing against the Philippines in world level ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Tunisia - FIBA World Cup 2019  Rappler

FOSHAN, China – Gilas Pilipinas' journey in the FIBA World Cup does not end in the group stage as it shoots for that elusive win in the classification round.

Dallas Mavericks: Former Mav Salah Mejri standing out for Tunisia  The Smoking Cuban

Dallas Mavericks fans know Salah Mejri well. The free agent big man is making a case to be signed by an NBA team with his recent play.

War on the high seas: Tunisian plundering Maltese and Gozitan lampuki catches  MaltaToday

Maltese lampuki fishers are seeing their catches plundered by Tunisian counterparts in what is a veritable war on the high seas, MaltaToday has learnt.

Women seeking Tunisian presidency say it’s time for change  CBS17.com

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian women can seek abortions, file for divorce and enjoy other rights unheard of in some parts of the Arab world — and two ...

Shop Leather Slippers Handmade in Tunisia at a 14th Street Pop-Up This Weekend  Washingtonian

Get a kickstart on your fall shopping this weekend at Salt & Sundry's new pop-up. Friday through Sunday, the 14th Street store will host the company Osay, which ...

'He achieved nothing': Bitter legacy of Tunisian vendor who sparked uprising  Middle East Eye

Eight years after Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire, residents say little has changed in the cradle of the Arab uprisings.

Most eligible candidates in Tunisia's presidential elections - Region - World  Ahram Online

More than two dozen candidates have been approved to stand in Tunisia's forthcoming presidential elections.

Dino Maamria: Stevenage sack Tunisian; Mark Sampson takes temporary charge  BBC Sport

Stevenage sack manager Dino Maamria and put former England Women's coach Mark Sampson in caretaker charge.

Tunisia's president rushed to hospital on same day as twin suicide attacks  CNN

Tunisia's 92-year-old president was rushed to a military hospital after suffering a "severe health crisis" on Thursday, shortly after two suicide attacks struck the ...

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death  The New York Times

Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead.

Why the U.S. and Tunisia Keep Their Cooperation Secret  The New York Times

TUNIS, Tunisia — Two years ago, American Marines battled Al Qaeda militants in western Tunisia along the border with Algeria. A Marine and a Tunisian soldier ...

Tunisia's president Beji Caid Essebsi dies aged 92  The Guardian

Country's first democratically elected head of state played major role after fall of Ben Ali.

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons  The New York Times

TUNIS, Tunisia — Prime Minister Youssef Chahed of Tunisia on Friday prohibited anyone wearing the niqab, a religious covering for the face with only an ...

Why President Essebsi, and Tunisia, Stood Alone  Foreign Affairs Magazine

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi is no longer alive, but the democracy he and the Tunisian people created in the aftermath of the Arab Spring—vibrant, ...

Tunisia's Authoritarians Learn to Love Liberalism  Foreign Policy

TUNIS, Tunisia—In a nondescript office above an ice cream and coffee shop in downtown Tunis on April 2, Mohamed Beldi, the public relations officer of the ...

'Inside, the fish are black': the pollution tainting Tunisian beaches  The Guardian

Across the Gulf of Tunis, domestic and industrial waste is pouring into the sea, rendering stretches of coastline 'unusable'

Double attack in Tunis: ‘There are people who don’t want a stable Tunisia’  FRANCE 24

In the aftermath of dual attacks against law enforcement on Thursday in Tunis, residents are determined to not capitulate to fear or fall prey to divisions that could ...

Wanted militant blows himself up in Tunisian capital  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - A wanted militant wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in the Tunisian capital after being surrounded by police, the government said on ...

An openly gay candidate is running for president in Tunisia, a milestone for the Arab world  The Washington Post

Openly gay lawyer Mounir Baatour has registered for a spot on the ballot in Tunisia's presidential election on Sept. 15.

Tunisia: Café Owner Jailed Over Ramadan Hours  Human Rights Watch

A café owner in Tunisia was convicted of publicly offending morality on May 29, 2019 for keeping his café open during Ramadan fasting hours, Human Rights ...

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls  Al Jazeera English

The 78-year-old's candidacy reinforces expectations that he is seeking to play a bigger role in the country's politics.

As the U.S. and Tunisian delegations meet, anti-Americanism is on the rise  Washington Post

Tomorrow, the United States and Tunisia will hold their third Strategic Dialogue, chaired by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Tunisian Foreign Minister ...

Tunisia electoral commission approves 26 presidential candidates  Aljazeera.com

Two women are among the candidates qualified to run in September 15 vote, while 71 other applicants are rejected.

Tunisia's interim president extends state of emergency for one month  Reuters

Tunisia's interim president extended the country's state of emergency for another month, his office said in a statement on Friday.

Tunisia: 2 Months On, No Answers on Death in Custody  Human Rights Watch

Tunisia has not released an autopsy report on the death of a man in police custody though two months have passed, Human Rights Watch said today.

Tunisia Commission Releases Final Report on 50 Years of Dictatorship  The New York Times

TUNIS — The Truth and Dignity Commission of Tunisia released its final report this week on more than 50 years of dictatorship in the country, a devastating, ...

Can Tunisia get back into international good graces after imprisoning UN expert?  Al-Monitor

Following the release of UN expert Moncef Kartas, Tunisia was elected a nonpermanent member at the UN Security Council, which some say should help it ...

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