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Funeral prayers for Jamal Khashoggi ring out in absentia - The Guardian 16 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Funeral prayers for Jamal Khashoggi ring out in absentia  The Guardian

Thousands of people across the world have gathered to pay their respects to Jamal Khashoggi, reciting funeral prayers in absentia because the journalist's body ...

Calls for Tunisia’s Marzouki to be banned from Egypt - Middle East Monitor 10 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Calls for Tunisia’s Marzouki to be banned from Egypt  Middle East Monitor

An Egyptian lawyer has filed a suit calling for former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki to be banned from entering the country. The lawyer accused Marzouki ...

Tunisia Fast Facts - CNN 31 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Tunisia Fast Facts  CNN

See CNN's Tunisia Fast Facts for more information on the north African country, where the Jasmine Revolution gave rise to the 2011 Arab Spring.

The Corbyn wreath ‘scandal’ is just an exercise in hypocrisy - The Guardian 14 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

The Corbyn wreath ‘scandal’ is just an exercise in hypocrisy  The Guardian

Showing solidarity with Palestinians courts condemnation, while complicity in the Israeli occupation is seen as acceptable, says Guardian columnist Owen ...

Africa needs the right mindsets, rather than more funding – Kagame - The New Times 3 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Africa needs the right mindsets, rather than more funding – Kagame  The New Times

Kagame said that Africans have to take responsibility for the misallocation of Africa's resources and take steps to correct that.

Seven former heads of state convene in Kigali - The New Times 1 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Seven former heads of state convene in Kigali  The New Times

The summit is organised by Uongozi Institute, a public institute established by the Government of Tanzania to support African leaders to deliver sustainable ...

Tunisia’s Marzouki: Individual Freedoms and Equality Committee forced ‘clash of civilisations’ - Middle East Monitor 16 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Tunisia’s Marzouki: Individual Freedoms and Equality Committee forced ‘clash of civilisations’  Middle East Monitor

Tunisian philosopher Abou Yaareb Marzouki, also known as Mohamed Habib Marzouki, said on Sunday that a report by the Individual Freedoms and Equality ...

Tunisia's impasse and failed political class - The Arab Weekly 3 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Tunisia's impasse and failed political class  The Arab Weekly

Tunisia's opposition has confined itself to fighting narrow political battles and has limited itself to one goal: bringing down the opponent by any means.

A long overdue debate on the Tunisian economy - Open Democracy 15 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

A long overdue debate on the Tunisian economy  Open Democracy

It requires great political skills to navigate the treacherous waters of transition towards democracy in a country beset by political infighting, rising inflation and ...

The World Must Act Now on Syria: An Open Letter - The New York Review of Books 27 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

The World Must Act Now on Syria: An Open Letter  The New York Review of Books

The United Nations says it has run out of words on Syria, but we, the undersigned, still have some for the governments, parliamentarians, electorates, and ...

Marzouki: The UAE and Israel killed the Arab Spring - Middle East Monitor 30 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Marzouki: The UAE and Israel killed the Arab Spring  Middle East Monitor

Former Tunisian president Mohamed Moncef Marzouki has claimed that the UAE funded an Israeli plan to end the Arab Spring. Marzouki warned against chaos ...

Tunisia profile - Timeline - BBC News 1 Nov 2017, 7:00 am

Tunisia profile - Timeline  BBC News

A chronology of key events in the history of Tunisia.

Mbeki urges former African leaders to tackle conflict collectively - Independent Online 24 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

Mbeki urges former African leaders to tackle conflict collectively  Independent Online

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki has urged retired African leaders to offer solutions towards the problems of conflict on the continent.

Egypt coup plotters tried to overthrow Tunisian democracy, says ex-president - Middle East Eye 11 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

Egypt coup plotters tried to overthrow Tunisian democracy, says ex-president  Middle East Eye

The same forces who worked on the Egyptian coup used the same techniques to disrupt Tunisia's revolution, says Marzouki.

Marzouki: US military considered intervention in 2012 - Middle East Monitor 26 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

Marzouki: US military considered intervention in 2012  Middle East Monitor

Tunisia's former president, Moncef Marzouki has said US military intervention was avoided when Tunisia's presidential guard managed to prevent protesters ...

Former minister: US Marines entered Tunisia by orders of ex-president Marzouki - Al-Arabiya 26 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

Former minister: US Marines entered Tunisia by orders of ex-president Marzouki  Al-Arabiya

Former Tunisian Defense Minister Abdelkarim Zubaidi expressed his surprise at statements made by former President Moncef Marzouki to Al Jazeera.

Democracy and Human Rights: Interview with Dr. Moncef Marzouki - Harvard Political Review 10 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

Democracy and Human Rights: Interview with Dr. Moncef Marzouki  Harvard Political Review

Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki served as the interim President of Tunisia between 2011 and 2014, following the Tunisian Revolution. He is best known for his ...

Former Tunisian President Reflects on Arab Spring, Transition to Democracy | News - Harvard Crimson 5 Apr 2017, 7:00 am

Former Tunisian President Reflects on Arab Spring, Transition to Democracy | News  Harvard Crimson

Former President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki discussed the ideological differences that led to the Arab Spring and the importance of democracy and the fight ...

Revolution helped unleash jihadism in Tunisia. Democracy can resolve it - Middle East Eye 20 Jan 2017, 8:00 am

Revolution helped unleash jihadism in Tunisia. Democracy can resolve it  Middle East Eye

Tunisia is not simply a “jihadist beacon”, but that may be the only thing you associate it with given the way some European commentators have discussed the ...

Tunisia needs a deradicalisation strategy for returning 'terrorists' - Middle East Eye 20 Dec 2016, 8:00 am

Tunisia needs a deradicalisation strategy for returning 'terrorists'  Middle East Eye

Tunisians, one of the largest groups of foreigners fighting in Iraq, Syria and Libya, will return one day, but how will the country deal with them?

The Grim Reality Behind Tunisia’s Fairy Tale - Foreign Policy 22 Sep 2016, 7:00 am

The Grim Reality Behind Tunisia’s Fairy Tale  Foreign Policy

Tunisia is the lone success story of Arab Spring — or, at any rate, so we hear. The story goes like this: While the rest of the Middle East and North Africa struggles ...

Political Islam will go the same way as nationalism and communism - Middle East Eye 17 Jun 2016, 7:00 am

Political Islam will go the same way as nationalism and communism  Middle East Eye

After the demise of nationalism, pan-Arabism and communism, Islamism is now facing its inevitable decline.

How Tunisia's military has changed during its transition to democracy - Washington Post 8 Mar 2016, 8:00 am

How Tunisia's military has changed during its transition to democracy  Washington Post

Marginalized under previous regimes, the military is now coming into its own. What does that mean for the nascent democracy?

Tunisia profile - Leaders - BBC News 30 Jun 2015, 7:00 am

Tunisia profile - Leaders  BBC News

President: Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi. Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi speaks during a meeting to present his presidential programme in ...

A big Israeli welcome for the former president of Tunisia - The Times of Israel 29 Jun 2015, 7:00 am

A big Israeli welcome for the former president of Tunisia  The Times of Israel

Op-ed: Three days after a home-produced gunman massacred dozens of tourists and destroyed his country's relatively good name, does Moncef Marzouki still ...

Maori TV journalists will run Israel naval blockade - The National Business Review 25 Jun 2015, 2:58 am

Maori TV journalists will run Israel naval blockade  The National Business Review

Two Māori TV staff are aboard the “Freedom Flotilla III” currently steaming to break an Israel-controlled naval blockade. The flotilla set sail from Messina, Italy this ...

Tunisia's presidential hopefuls - Middle East Eye 13 Feb 2015, 8:00 am

Tunisia's presidential hopefuls  Middle East Eye

A short guide to some of the main candidates campaigning to be elected as Tunisian president on 23 November.

Tunisia election: Beji Caid Essebsi sworn in as president - BBC News 31 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia election: Beji Caid Essebsi sworn in as president  BBC News

Beji Caid Essebsi pledges to work for national reconciliation as he is sworn in as Tunisia's new president after the country's first free election.

Beji Caid Essebsi wins first free Tunisian presidential election - Irish Times 22 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Beji Caid Essebsi wins first free Tunisian presidential election  Irish Times

Former Ben Ali official beat incumbent Moncef Marzouki in run-off ballot.

Veteran Essebsi wins Tunisia's first free presidential vote - Reuters 21 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Veteran Essebsi wins Tunisia's first free presidential vote  Reuters

Veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi won the country's first free presidential election in the final step of a transition to democracy after an uprising that ...

Is Tunisia a role model for the Arab world? - BBC News 2 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Is Tunisia a role model for the Arab world?  BBC News

When Tunisians vote in their presidential run-off election later this month, it will be the fourth time they have been to the polls in as many years. Tunisia not only ...

There’s No Right Choice in Tunisia’s Presidential Election - Foreign Policy 26 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

There’s No Right Choice in Tunisia’s Presidential Election  Foreign Policy

On Sunday, Nov. 23, Tunisians voted in their first democratic presidential election. None of the candidates won a majority, so a second round is scheduled to ...

Runoff Will Decide President of Tunisia - New York Times 25 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

Runoff Will Decide President of Tunisia  New York Times

TUNIS — Tunisia's first democratic presidential election will be decided in a runoff next month between the two leading candidates, President Moncef Marzouki ...

Tunisia votes for first directly elected president in transition to democracy - The Guardian 23 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia votes for first directly elected president in transition to democracy  The Guardian

Frontrunners Béji Caïd Essebsi, a former Ben Ali official, and Moncef Marzouki, incumbent head of state, go head to head. Reuters. Sun 23 Nov 2014 19.49 EST ...

Tunisia police rape: 'Meriem' attackers' sentences doubled - BBC News 20 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia police rape: 'Meriem' attackers' sentences doubled  BBC News

Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high-profile court case.

In the shade of Bourguiba - The Economist 4 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

In the shade of Bourguiba  The Economist

EDGING cautiously into the future in a gloomy region, many Tunisians are tempted to look back in pride to Habib Bourguiba, the country's first ...

Tunisia election: Guide to what's at stake - BBC News 24 Oct 2014, 7:00 am

Tunisia election: Guide to what's at stake  BBC News

Tunisians vote on 26 October in a parliamentary election, which they hope will see the end of a nearly-four year transition period which followed the ousting of ...

In Tunisia, UN Chief commends African nation for 'staying true to ideals' of Arab Spring - UN News Centre 10 Oct 2014, 7:00 am

In Tunisia, UN Chief commends African nation for 'staying true to ideals' of Arab Spring  UN News Centre

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Tunisia early this morning where he met with President Moncef Marzouki to pledge full United Nations support for the ...

Moncef Marzouki: The challenge of terrorism | Algeria - Aljazeera.com 5 Oct 2014, 7:00 am

Moncef Marzouki: The challenge of terrorism | Algeria  Aljazeera.com

Tunisia's president discusses whether his country can remain an island of stability in a troubled Middle East.

Morocco’s King Slow to Deliver on Pro-Democracy Vows - New York Times 11 Jun 2014, 7:00 am

Morocco’s King Slow to Deliver on Pro-Democracy Vows  New York Times

Three years after King Mohammed VI responded to pro-democracy protests by pledging changes, rights activists and others say the government still uses force ...

How One Country Emerged From the Arab Spring With a Democratic State - The Nation. 12 Feb 2014, 8:00 am

How One Country Emerged From the Arab Spring With a Democratic State  The Nation.

In Tunisia, secularists and Islamists produced a landmark constitution—without Western interference.

Tunisia signs new constitution in big step toward democracy - Livemint 27 Jan 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia signs new constitution in big step toward democracy  Livemint

Tunis: President Moncef Marzouki and the head of the National Assembly signed Tunisia's new constitution on Monday, enshrining one of its last steps toward ...

Tunisia’s Premier Resigns, Formally Ending His Party’s Rule - New York Times 9 Jan 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia’s Premier Resigns, Formally Ending His Party’s Rule  New York Times

TUNIS — Tunisia's Islamist prime minister resigned Thursday, ending the two-year-old rule of his party, which has dominated the political scene since the ...

President Marzouki fails to meet eligibility requirements for the job - Voltaire Network 25 Dec 2013, 8:00 am

President Marzouki fails to meet eligibility requirements for the job  Voltaire Network

Tunisie-Secret published an excerpt from President Marzouki's birth certificate, where it is marked: "By the rectification judgment emanating from the Trial Court ...

Arab uprising: Country by country - Tunisia - BBC News 16 Dec 2013, 8:00 am

Arab uprising: Country by country - Tunisia  BBC News

Following the fall of leaders in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen, unrest has been spreading throughout the region. Could a domino effect sweep more leaders ...

Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt? - Aljazeera.com 9 Dec 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?  Aljazeera.com

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki recently published a book titled, The Propaganda Apparatus Under Ben Ali: The Black Book. The book lists names of ...

President of Tunisia spotlights 'experiment' of democracy in the Arab world - Princeton University 27 Sep 2013, 7:00 am

President of Tunisia spotlights 'experiment' of democracy in the Arab world  Princeton University

In an address in Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University on Sept. 26, Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, president of the Republic of Tunisia, laid out the ...

Tunisia: Ali Larayedh named new prime minister - BBC News 22 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisia: Ali Larayedh named new prime minister  BBC News

Tunisian Interior Minister Ali Larayedh is named prime minister, just days after Hamadi Jebali resigned after failing to form a new government.

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns - FRANCE 24 19 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns  FRANCE 24

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced his resignation Tuesday following a meeting with President Moncef Marzouki. Jebali's political future was put ...

Opinion | Aftermath of Revolution - New York Times 14 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Opinion | Aftermath of Revolution  New York Times

The Arab uprisings confirm that revolutions often do not usher in democracy.

Tunisia's Moncef Marzouki's CPR 'stays in government' - BBC News 11 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisia's Moncef Marzouki's CPR 'stays in government'  BBC News

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki's party has reversed its decision to withdraw from the Islamist-led government, an official has said. The secular CPR party ...

Tunisian president's party quits Islamist-led government - Reuters 9 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisian president's party quits Islamist-led government  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki's secular party withdrew on Sunday from an Islamist-led government already reeling from last week's ...

In pictures: Tunisian politician Chokri Belaid shot dead - BBC News 6 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

In pictures: Tunisian politician Chokri Belaid shot dead  BBC News

The murder of leading Tunisian opposition politician Chokri Belaid is the first political assassination since the country's revolution in 2011 that sparked the Arab ...

The Editors: BBC Arabic and the complexities of the Arab world - BBC News 1 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

The Editors: BBC Arabic and the complexities of the Arab world  BBC News

By Faris Couri, editor of the BBC Arabic *Service* It is no secret that recent Arab uprisings have placed enormous burdens on the shoulders of BBC Arabic ...

Exclusive Interview: Tunisian President Marzouki - Al-Monitor 22 Sep 2012, 7:00 am

Exclusive Interview: Tunisian President Marzouki  Al-Monitor

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki speaks to Al-Monitor's Sophie Claudet in an exclusive interview just days after the US embassy in Tunis was stormed by ...

Ghannouchi says political Islam on track - Aljazeera.com 12 Sep 2012, 7:00 am

Ghannouchi says political Islam on track  Aljazeera.com

Doha, Qatar - Rachid Ghannouchi was the first influential member of the Islamist movement that emerged in 20th century to argue that democracy and Islamic ...

Tunisia's Leader: Activist, Exile And Now President - NPR 7 Jun 2012, 7:00 am

Tunisia's Leader: Activist, Exile And Now President  NPR

Tunisia's president is a former doctor and human-rights activist who was jailed under the previous regime. In an interview with NPR Morning Edition host Steve ...

Moncef Marzouki: Tunisia at the crossroads | Egypt - Aljazeera.com 12 May 2012, 7:00 am

Moncef Marzouki: Tunisia at the crossroads | Egypt  Aljazeera.com

The Tunisian president says he has 'nightmares' of yet another revolution as a result of discontent and impatience.

Police attack Tunisian journalists covering protest - CPJ Press Freedom Online 10 Apr 2012, 7:00 am

Police attack Tunisian journalists covering protest  CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York, April 10, 2012--Tunisian authorities must immediately investigate attacks against journalists covering a Martyrs' Day protest in the Tunisian capital on ...

Tunisia sees Yemen-style exit for Assad - News24 13 Feb 2012, 8:00 am

Tunisia sees Yemen-style exit for Assad  News24

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki says he hopes the bloodshed in Syria could be stooped under a similar scenario to the one which saw Yemeni President ...

A year later, Bouazizi's legacy still burns - CNN International 17 Dec 2011, 8:00 am

A year later, Bouazizi's legacy still burns  CNN International

One year ago, Tunisian fruit vendor Mohamed Bouazizi torched himself out of economic despair, and the news of his desperate act spread like a brushfire ...

Moncef Marzouki Tunisia's new president - News24 13 Dec 2011, 8:00 am

Moncef Marzouki Tunisia's new president  News24

Tunis - Rights activist and former opposition leader Moncef Marzouki on Monday became Tunisia's first elected president since the north African country's ...

Tunisian activist, Moncef Marzouki, named president - BBC News 12 Dec 2011, 8:00 am

Tunisian activist, Moncef Marzouki, named president  BBC News

Tunisia's Constituent Assembly elects Moncef Marzouki, a former human rights activist and opposition leader as the country's president.

Veteran human rights activist chosen as Tunisia's new interim president - Telegraph.co.uk 15 Nov 2011, 8:00 am

Veteran human rights activist chosen as Tunisia's new interim president  Telegraph.co.uk

Mr Marzouki, the head of the Congress for the Republic, will take on the role for the next year while a new constitution is being written, according to an official ...

Moncef Marzouki Bio


Tunisian politician

July 07, 1945, (73 years old)

Munṣif Marzūqī

http://www.moncefmarzouki.com/

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