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Marzouki: UAE funds will not stop second wave of Arab Spring - Middle East Monitor 18 Mar 2019, 4:18 pm

Marzouki: UAE funds will not stop second wave of Arab Spring  Middle East Monitor

Former Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki has stressed that the UAE cannot stop the “second wave of the Arab Spring” which is taking place in ...

From past to present, al-Nahdah's journey in Tunisia - Daily Sabah 7 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

From past to present, al-Nahdah's journey in Tunisia  Daily Sabah

Al-Nahdah's rise to power in Tunisia in the October 2011 elections was remarkable, however, the challenges and responsibilities faced were huge and...

A long overdue debate on the Tunisian economy - Open Democracy 6 Mar 2019, 8:52 pm

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 ...

Cradle of 'Arab Spring' in flux as massive protests rock Tunisia - The Jerusalem Post 5 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Cradle of 'Arab Spring' in flux as massive protests rock Tunisia  The Jerusalem Post

The IMF has urged the country to freeze public sector wages and reduce the government's ballooning deficit.

Sri Sri University celebrated the spirit of sports with Norwegian Sports Meet - Odisha Diary 2 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Sri Sri University celebrated the spirit of sports with Norwegian Sports Meet  Odisha Diary

Cuttack, Odisha: Sri Sri University hosted a Norwegian Sports Meet in its campus on the 1st February'2019 with the motive to celebrate the spirit of sports and ...

Saudis and Emiratis foiled Arab Spring dreams – Tunisia's ex-president - TRT World 29 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Saudis and Emiratis foiled Arab Spring dreams – Tunisia's ex-president  TRT World

Moncef Marzouki tells TRT World that the Saudi and UAE governments coordinated with Israel to counter the uprisings that swept the region eight years ago.

Marzouki to Tunisian Ennahda: join with us 'to destroy the monster' - Middle East Monitor 29 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Marzouki to Tunisian Ennahda: join with us 'to destroy the monster'  Middle East Monitor

The former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki called on Ennahda Movement to agree with him and end its old agreement with Nidaa Tounes in preparation for ...

Ex-Tunisia President Accuses UAE of Plotting to Overthrow his Islamist Govt - Al-Bawaba 23 Jan 2019, 12:23 pm

Ex-Tunisia President Accuses UAE of Plotting to Overthrow his Islamist Govt  Al-Bawaba

Tunisia's first post-revolution president has accused the United Arab Emirates of attempting a counter-revolution in the North African country.Moncef Marzouki ...

UAE attempted to destabilise Tunisia, says ex-president - Middle East Monitor 22 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

UAE attempted to destabilise Tunisia, says ex-president  Middle East Monitor

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was seeking to “destabilise” Tunisia, the country's former president, Moncef Marzouki, warned on Sunday. “We reaffirm that we ...

Tunisia: Nidaa Announces Essebsi as its Presidential Candidate - Asharq Al-awsat English 21 Jan 2019, 8:34 am

Tunisia: Nidaa Announces Essebsi as its Presidential Candidate  Asharq Al-awsat English

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi will be the candidate of Nidaa party in the upcoming presidential elections, according to Fawzi al-Lumi, a leader in Nidaa.

Arabic press review: UAE behind attempts to destabilise Tunisia, says ex-president - Middle East Eye 21 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Arabic press review: UAE behind attempts to destabilise Tunisia, says ex-president  Middle East Eye

Meanwhile, Lebanese police are accused of killing young Syrian refugee, and versions abound regarding death of a Saudi imam in custody.

Tunisia’s migration to the north - Brookings Institution 17 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Tunisia’s migration to the north  Brookings Institution

Northward migration is an exit strategy of those Tunisians experiencing intense marginalization at home. The government in Tunis, meanwhile, has failed to ...

UAE tried to topple the government in Tunisia: ex-president Marzouki - TRT World 15 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

UAE tried to topple the government in Tunisia: ex-president Marzouki  TRT World

Prominent Tunisian politician Moncef Marzouki blames the UAE for interfering in Tunisian politics and trying to topple the democratically elected Tunisian ...

Tunisia: Ghannouchi will not Run for President - Asharq Al-awsat English 14 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Tunisia: Ghannouchi will not Run for President  Asharq Al-awsat English

Head of Ennahda Rashid al-Ghannouchi confirmed that he would not run for the presidential elections in November, indicating that the movement will have ...

Tunisia joins Arab efforts to mend ties with Syria's Assad - Al-Monitor 14 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Tunisia joins Arab efforts to mend ties with Syria's Assad  Al-Monitor

Tunisian political parties have been calling for the restoration of ties with the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad six years after the former troika ...

Tunisia is under threat from a Gulf-backed coup. Will the world let it happen? - Middle East Eye 12 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Tunisia is under threat from a Gulf-backed coup. Will the world let it happen?  Middle East Eye

The presence of a peaceful Islamist movement in Tunisia is a thorn in the side of the dictatorships in the Gulf and Egypt, who seek to end the country's fragile ...

Tunisian parliament approves budget without new taxes - IOL 12 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Tunisian parliament approves budget without new taxes  IOL

Tunisia's parliament on Monday approved a 2019 budget imposing no new taxes on individuals and easing the burden on some sectors.

From uprisings to political crisis: How Tunisia's democracy came to be at risk - Middle East Eye 11 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

From uprisings to political crisis: How Tunisia's democracy came to be at risk  Middle East Eye

Tensions in the Arab Spring's only successful democracy are at an all-time high since 2011. A brief history of how we got here.

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 ...

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda: Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus" - Qantara.de 10 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda: Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus"  Qantara.de

The decision by Caid Essebsi to end five years of consensus politics is likely to heighten sociopolitical tensions in the North African state and deepen a ...

A quick solution is needed to Tunisia's ruling party crisis, insists Ennahda - Middle East Monitor 8 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

A quick solution is needed to Tunisia's ruling party crisis, insists Ennahda  Middle East Monitor

The Chairman of Ennahda Movement's Consultative Council in Tunisia has said that the crisis in the ruling Nidaa Tounes party has affected the government and ...

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.

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 ...

'Freedom Flotilla' sets sail from Sweden to the Gaza Strip - The Jerusalem Post - Israel News 16 May 2018, 7:00 am

'Freedom Flotilla' sets sail from Sweden to the Gaza Strip  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

Before this year's Gaza flotilla left Gothenburg, a solidarity ceremony was held in the Swedish city with the participation of hundreds of left-wing activists from ...

What to know about Tunisia's municipal elections | Lamine Ghanmi - The Arab Weekly 13 May 2018, 7:00 am

What to know about Tunisia's municipal elections | Lamine Ghanmi  The Arab Weekly

Who won what. Independent candidates won 32.2% of the vote in Tunisia's municipal elections, results released by the independent elections commission ...

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 ...

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: After the revolution (Part I) - The New Arab 18 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: After the revolution (Part I)  The New Arab

Comment: On the anniversary of a revolution that brought hope to many, Tunisians are back on the streets. Khadija Mohsen-Finan looks back at what became of ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Syrian Refugees Are Stuck at the Intersection of the Algeria-Morocco Rivalry - Pacific Standard 26 Apr 2017, 7:00 am

Syrian Refugees Are Stuck at the Intersection of the Algeria-Morocco Rivalry  Pacific Standard

Syrian refugees have faced closed doors in the increasingly anti-immigrant West, particularly amid elections with populist candidates championing Muslim bans.

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 ...

Tunisia needs a deradicalisation strategy for returning 'terrorists' - Middle East Eye 15 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?

Mohamed Moncef Marzouki - Foreign Policy 22 Sep 2016, 7:00 am

Mohamed Moncef Marzouki  Foreign Policy

Mohamed Moncef Marzouki served from 2011 to 2014 as the first elected president of the Tunisian Republic after the country's 2011 revolution. Stories by ...

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 15 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?

Soilihi 'wins first round of Comoros elections' - eNCA 24 Feb 2016, 8:00 am

Soilihi 'wins first round of Comoros elections'  eNCA

Preliminary results show that Comoros vice president Mohamed Ali Soilihi has won the first round of the country's presidential elections.

Marzouqi returning to political life in Tunisia through new party - Daily News Egypt 21 Dec 2015, 8:00 am

Marzouqi returning to political life in Tunisia through new party  Daily News Egypt

Former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouqi announced Sunday establishing a new political party called “Tunisia will mobilise”, through which he will return to ...

Tunisia: CPR Holds President of Republic Responsible for Any Damage to Marzouki's Physical Integrity - AllAfrica.com 23 Nov 2015, 8:00 am

Tunisia: CPR Holds President of Republic Responsible for Any Damage to Marzouki's Physical Integrity  AllAfrica.com

Adnan Mansar, leader of the Congress for the Republic (CpR), said his party holds the President of the Republic and his Chief of Staff responsible for any ...

Tunisia Is the Exception, Not the Model - International New York Times 28 Oct 2015, 7:00 am

Tunisia Is the Exception, Not the Model  International New York Times

What is to be done with Islamists? A repeat of Tunisia's success is very unlikely.

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 ...

Israeli Navy stops vessel trying to break Gaza blockade - Christian Science Monitor 29 Jun 2015, 7:00 am

Israeli Navy stops vessel trying to break Gaza blockade  Christian Science Monitor

Israel's navy intercepted a Swedish vessel attempting to breach a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip early Monday and was redirecting it to an Israeli port, the ...

Tunisia to reopen diplomatic ties with Syria, Libya - Middle East Eye 2 Apr 2015, 7:00 am

Tunisia to reopen diplomatic ties with Syria, Libya  Middle East Eye

With up to 7000 Tunisians feared to have joined Islamic State, Tunis hopes opening ties will help it track down nationals fighting abroad.

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.

Tunisia's Marzouki: The revolution's candidate? - Middle East Eye 19 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia's Marzouki: The revolution's candidate?  Middle East Eye

Marzouki, medical doctor turned human rights activist, says election choice is between democratic progress and a return to authoritarianism.

Why Tunisia succeeded where Egypt failed - Aljazeera.com 12 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Why Tunisia succeeded where Egypt failed  Aljazeera.com

The situation in Tunisia remains perilous despite the smooth parliamentary and presidential elections.

Arab transitions and the old elite - Washington Post 9 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Arab transitions and the old elite  Washington Post

The ruling elite played a significant role in the different outcomes of the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.

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

Tunisia's version of the Muslim Brotherhood has steered the country towards stability, says Owen Bennett-Jones, but challenges remain.

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 ...

Tunisia's First Presidential Elections Since the Arab Spring are Headed to a Run-Off - VICE News 26 Nov 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia's First Presidential Elections Since the Arab Spring are Headed to a Run-Off  VICE News

An estimated 63 percent of Tunisia's registered voters turned out on Sunday to vote in the first-ever open democratic presidential election. With more than 25 ...

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.

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.

King Mohammed VI's visit to Tunisia, exceptional moment of historic relations: Tunisian President - Morocco World News 7 Aug 2014, 7:00 am

King Mohammed VI's visit to Tunisia, exceptional moment of historic relations: Tunisian President  Morocco World News

Washington – The recent visit of King Mohammed VI to Tunisia was an exceptional moment in the history of Moroccan-Tunisian relationships, said on ...

U.S. to Sell Tunisia 12 Black Hawk Attack Helicopters - Newsweek 5 Aug 2014, 7:00 am

U.S. to Sell Tunisia 12 Black Hawk Attack Helicopters  Newsweek

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to sell Tunisia a dozen advanced attack helicopters as Washington seeks to help the North African state ...

Voices from Tunis: Insights on election transparency and security - Middle East Eye 4 Aug 2014, 7:00 am

Voices from Tunis: Insights on election transparency and security  Middle East Eye

Middle East Eye spoke with a dozen or so Tunisians regarding some critical issues facing their nation. Their answers were candid, forthright and often surprising.

Tunisia ramps up security in the south and on coastal border - Middle East Eye 2 Aug 2014, 7:00 am

Tunisia ramps up security in the south and on coastal border  Middle East Eye

Tunisia takes steps to increase security in the military buffer zone, which includes borders with Libya and Algeria.

Tunisia commits to take a leadership role in the response to AIDS in the region - UNAIDS 20 Jun 2014, 7:00 am

Tunisia commits to take a leadership role in the response to AIDS in the region  UNAIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé commended Tunisia for its leadership role in the AIDS response in the Middle East and North Africa region during his ...

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 ...

Morocco king in Tunis for first visit since 2011 uprising - Middle East Eye 31 May 2014, 7:00 am

Morocco king in Tunis for first visit since 2011 uprising  Middle East Eye

Eleven ministers and some 90 businessmen accompany Morocco king to Tunisia as both countries sign 23 bilateral agreements.

Tunisia lifts emergency rule in force since 2011 uprising - The Japan Times 7 Mar 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia lifts emergency rule in force since 2011 uprising  The Japan Times

Tunis AFP-JIJI Tunisia's president has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, his offic.

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's Islamists cede power to caretaker government - Reuters 29 Jan 2014, 8:00 am

Tunisia's Islamists cede power to caretaker government  Reuters

Tunisia's new caretaker government formally took office on Wednesday, replacing the Islamist party which came to power after a 2011 uprising but stepped ...

Arab Spring beacon Tunisia signs new constitution - Reuters 27 Jan 2014, 8:00 am

Arab Spring beacon Tunisia signs new constitution  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia adopted a new constitution on Monday, a big stride towards democracy in the country that began the Arab Spring revolutions and has ...

Finally a new Constitution for Tunisia, birthplace of Arab Spring - Christian Science Monitor 27 Jan 2014, 8:00 am

Finally a new Constitution for Tunisia, birthplace of Arab Spring  Christian Science Monitor

Three years after protests, blood, and tear gas ended with the flight of a dictator, Tunisians at last have a constitution on which to build a new order.

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 ...

Tunisians Disaffected with Leaders as Conditions Worsen | Pew Research Center - The Pew Global Attitudes Project 12 Sep 2013, 7:00 am

Tunisians Disaffected with Leaders as Conditions Worsen | Pew Research Center  The Pew Global Attitudes Project

Overview In Tunisia, the euphoric Arab Spring has descended into a summer of discontent. Two years after launching the Arab Spring, setting in motion.

Out with the old, in with the new? A comparison of the Arab Spring's First Ladies - Al-Bawaba 19 May 2013, 7:00 am

Out with the old, in with the new? A comparison of the Arab Spring's First Ladies  Al-Bawaba

With all the political turmoil in the Middle East brought in by the Arab Awakening, let's not forget what's really important - sussing out which of the latest First ...

Tunisia recovers money 'stolen' by ex president Ben Ali - BBC News 11 Apr 2013, 7:00 am

Tunisia recovers money 'stolen' by ex president Ben Ali  BBC News

Tunisia receives $29m from what it calls looted assets held abroad by ousted President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali.

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.

Tunisia Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns - BBC News 19 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisia Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns  BBC News

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns after failing to form a new government following a political assassination.

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 ...

Tunisian government out after critic's killing causes fury - Reuters 6 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Tunisian government out after critic's killing causes fury  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's ruling Islamists dissolved the government on Wednesday and promised rapid elections in a bid to calm the biggest street protests ...

President issues 'state apology' in Tunisia police rape case - CNN International 5 Oct 2012, 7:00 am

President issues 'state apology' in Tunisia police rape case  CNN International

Tunisia's president has formally apologized to a woman charged under an indecency law after being raped by two police officers, the state news agency ...

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 ...

Tunisian Salafist leader escapes arrest for film protest - Reuters 17 Sep 2012, 7:00 am

Tunisian Salafist leader escapes arrest for film protest  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - A Tunisian Salafist leader on Monday escaped from a mosque that had been surrounded by security forces seeking to arrest him over clashes ...

UNAIDS Executive Director meets with the new leadership of Tunisia - UNAIDS 4 Jul 2012, 7:00 am

UNAIDS Executive Director meets with the new leadership of Tunisia  UNAIDS

Meeting on 2-3 July with top officials of Tunisia's new tripartite coalition government, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé praised the country's leadership ...

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 ...

The Coming Arab Identity Crisis - The Atlantic 8 Mar 2012, 8:00 am

The Coming Arab Identity Crisis  The Atlantic

The Arab Spring could renew Nasser's 60-year-old mission for pan-Arabism, but the movement would face new challenges today.

Tunisia Steps Out - Foreign Policy 23 Feb 2012, 8:00 am

Tunisia Steps Out  Foreign Policy

TUNIS — Back in 2005, Tunisia, then an autocratic police state, spent months gearing up to host the World Summit on the Information Society, a U.N. conference ...

Tunisia 'to withdraw recognition' of Syria government - Reuters 4 Feb 2012, 8:00 am

Tunisia 'to withdraw recognition' of Syria government  Reuters

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia has started the procedure for withdrawing its recognition of the Syrian leadership under President Bashar al-Assad and for expelling ...

Libya and Tunisia strengthen ties - Financial Times 4 Jan 2012, 8:00 am

Libya and Tunisia strengthen ties  Financial Times

Unshackled from tyrannical autocrats and bound together geographically, Libya and Tunisia are edging closer together politically and economically with ...

Tunisia unveils Bouazizi cart statue in Sidi Bouzid - BBC News 17 Dec 2011, 8:00 am

Tunisia unveils Bouazizi cart statue in Sidi Bouzid  BBC News

Tunisians have unveiled a statue in honour of the man who set himself alight a year ago, unleashing a protest movement that ended President Zine el-Abidine ...

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

Moncef Marzouki Tunisia's new president  News24

Rights activist and former opposition leader Moncef Marzouki is Tunisia's first elected president since the north African country's revolution sparked the Arab ...

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.

Arab Spring: Tunisia holds inaugural session of assembly - Telegraph.co.uk 22 Nov 2011, 8:00 am

Arab Spring: Tunisia holds inaugural session of assembly  Telegraph.co.uk

Tunisia has entered a new era of democracy with the inaugural session of its democratically elected constituent assembly, 10 months after a popular uprising ...

Tunisians Hold First Vote Since Revolution OCT. 23, 2011 - New York Times 23 Oct 2011, 7:00 am

Tunisians Hold First Vote Since Revolution OCT. 23, 2011  New York Times

TUNIS — Millions of Tunisians cast votes on Sunday for an assembly to draft a constitution and shape a new government, in a burst of pride and hope that after ...

Tunisia: Key players - BBC News 27 Feb 2011, 8:00 am

Tunisia: Key players  BBC News

A summary of the key players to watch in the Tunisian government - old and new, inside the country and out - following the ousting of Tunisia's long-time dictator, ...

Moncef Marzouki Bio


Tunisian politician

July 07, 1945, (73 years old)

Munṣif Marzūqī

http://www.moncefmarzouki.com/

Moncef Marzouki
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