Looking ahead after Tunisia’s elections .. By Alaya Allani

Saied’s promise to revitalise Tunisia’s economic diplomacy cannot be realised outside the constant tenets of Tunisia’s traditional, open and balanced diplomacy. October 13 marked the end of another round of presidential and... Read more »

Tunisia out FATF black list

Tunisia is formally off the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) blacklist, announced Prime minister Youssef Chahed in his tweeter The FATF decided officially it’s plenary meeting to remove Tunisia from its blacklist... Read more »

Tunisia’s Economic Update — October 2019

A modest acceleration in growth to 2.5% in 2018 from 2% in 2017 is not continuing, with weak growth of 1.1% during the first half of 2019. This was driven by a... Read more »

In a blow to its political elites, a modest law professor is set to become Tunisia’s next president

TUNIS — A once obscure law professor is poised to become the next president of Tunisia in a sharp rebuke of the political establishment that has dominated the sole democracy to emerge... Read more »

Conservative professor Saied wins Tunisia presidential election, exit polls say

Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, was headed for a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, exit polls said. ADVERTISING In a contest... Read more »

Tunisia’s Kais Saied: ‘He’s just not interested in power’

Kais Saied is perhaps unlike any other aspiring leader in the Arab world. He is certainly different from the other 25 candidates that he beat in the first round of Tunisia’s presidential... Read more »

Tunisia-Rate of Presidential polls result after calculating 89% of ballot paper accounts, Kais Saied still in the front

The considerable percentage of collecting ballot paper accounts attained 89% on Tuesday, said the Independent High Authority for Elections. Results revealed Kais Saied still leading with 18.8%, Nabil Karoui followed with 15.7%. Abdelfattah Mourou ranked third with 12.8% followed by candidate Abdelkrim Zbidi who obtained 10.5%. Read more »

Tunisia-Sousse: Abdelkarim Zbidi is at the forefront of Election Results, Kaïs Saïed follows

Abdelkarim Zbidi has been at the forefront of the election polls in Souse after acquiring 53652 votes, announced the ISIE regional committee in Sousse. Kaïs Saïed followed second with 43496 votes. Moreover,... Read more »

Tunisians watch first ‘great debate’ ahead of presidential election

Days before the first round of Tunisia’s presidential election, the fledgeling democracy began three nights of televised debates among the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world. The showdown of the... Read more »

Presidential campaign opens in Tunisia after Essebsi death

Campaigning for Tunisia’s presidential election opened Monday with 26 candidates vying to replace late leader Beji Caid Essebsi in a vote seen as vital to defending democratic gains in the cradle of... Read more »