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Parliamentary vote in Tunisia: Exit poll shows Ennahdha at the top | Tunisia News

Tunis / Sousse, Tunisia – The conservative Ennahdha party has taken first place in the parliamentary elections in Tunisia, according to an exit poll broadcast on state television. Sigma Conseil's survey revealed that the moderate Islamist of the Rached Ghannouchi party would secure 17.5 percent of the votes on Sunday or 40 seats in the 217-member parliament. It was followed …

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Tunisia participates in the third general election since the 2011 uprising | Tunisia News

Tunis, Tunisia – In Tunisia, polls have opened, with nearly seven million voters eligible to vote, an election that is unlikely to end without a clear winner. Elections throughout the North African country began Sunday at 8:00 am local time (7:00 am GMT) in the presence of local and international observers, including regional experts and diplomats. This is the third …

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The law professor leads with more than half of the votes in Tunisia

Kais Saied, a professor of constitutional law without a party, kisses the national flag after hearing the unofficial results of the presidential election on Sunday, September 15, 2019. An imprisoned media magnate and an independent outsider were likely to face Tunisia's presidential election following a roller coaster race in the country's first round that triggered the pro-democracy riots of the …

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Tunisia faces the second free presidential election

Image copyright Reuters [19659004] Caption Seven million voters are expected to vote Tunisia is expected to hold its second free presidential election since the 2011 uprising, which overthrew ex-president Ben Ali and trigger the Arab Spring. The election was held in November after the death of Beji Caid Essebsi in July, the first democratically elected president to take office in …

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Many misses as migrants boat sinks off Tunisia

Image copyright Reuters Caption Libya is an important starting point for migrants seeking Europe (file image) At least 80 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia. Four people were rescued from the inflatable ship that sank in waters near the city of Zarzis, but one later died in hospital, according to reports in Libya. …

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Algeria's protests: Tycoon Ali Haddad arrested on the border with Tunisia

Image copyright Getty Images Caption Mr. Haddad controls a huge business empire A leading businessman from Algeria was arrested when trying to reach neighboring Tunisia, local media said. Ali Haddad is one of the richest men in the country and a longtime supporter of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who is under heavy pressure Protesters demanded that Mr Bouteflika and his relatives …

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What to Expect from the Arab League Summit in Tunis? Tunisia News

Tunis, Tunisia – Eight years after "Northeast Asia and the Middle East" were sung by "the people want the overthrow of the regime", echoes of the same demand again hit waves of parts of the Arab world. In Sudan, "Tasqut bas" (Just Fall) was the protest against the rising cost of living in December and escalated on-going rallies demanding long-time …

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Tunisia wins its first World Cup victory in 40 years

10:55 pm Wahbi Khazri scored in the second half and scored one of his own goals to secure Tunisia their first World Cup victory in four decades. The Tunisian captain struggles hard In the 66th minute, his team scored the 2-1 triumph over Panama. It was 15 minutes to Khazri Pin-Point Pass led to Fakhreddine Ben Youssef equalizer. Tunisia had …

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