Tunisia

Law professor leads in Tunisia presidential election

With two-third votes in presidential race counted, conservative constitutional law professor Kais Saied takes the lead.

Tunisia election: Outsider in lead stuns after most votes counted

Tunisia

Tunisia presidential vote: Outsiders claim lead in first round

Kais Said and Nabil Karoui say exit polls show they've made it to runoff, with preliminary results due on Tuesday.

Tunisia presidential vote: Outsiders claim lead in first round

Tunisia

Tunisia: Polls close in vote marred by low turnout

No clear frontrunner in race involving 24 candidates vying for presidency with struggling economy a main focus.

Tunisians vote in unpredictable presidential contest

Tunisia

Who are the main candidates in Tunisia's presidential election?

Some of Tunisia's most prominent politicians are taking part in Sunday's hotly-contested election.

Who are the main candidates in Tunisia's presidential election?

Opinion

Democracy will be the loser of Tunisia's presidential election

Political apathy among Tunisian voters is fuelling dangerous populism.

Haythem Guesmi

by Haythem Guesmi

Haythem Guesmi

Tunisia

Nabil Karoui: The jailed populist seeking Tunisia's presidency

Leading candidate in Tunisia's presidential election is currently in jail facing money laundering, tax evasion charges.

Nabil Karoui: The jailed populist seeking Tunisia's presidency

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Deposed Tunisian President Ben Ali in hospital

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

Deposed Tunisian President Ben Ali in hospital

Tunisia

Four things to know about Tunisia's presidential election

Tunisians head to the polls on September 15 to elect a new president in the second such vote since the 2011 revolution.

Four things to know about Tunisia's presidential election

Tunisia

Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui starts hunger strike

Karoui, the owner of Nessma TV channel, was detained three weeks ago on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering.

Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui starts hunger strike

Tunisia

Young Tunisians sceptical ahead of presidential election

Many younger people do not trust the political class and are frustrated by the lack of gains since the revolution.

Young Tunisians sceptical ahead of presidential election

Tunisia

Infographic: Tunisia presidential election at a glance

An overview of Tunisia's presidential election, the voting system and the main contenders.

Infographic: Tunisia presidential election at a glance

Tunisia

Tunisia's presidential election: What's the big deal?

Twenty-six candidates - many political heavyweights - will run in next week's presidential vote.

Tunisia's presidential election: What's the big deal?

Tunisia

Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential vote

Three nights of televised debates between the presidential candidates are a highlight of the election campaign.

Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential vote

Special series

Unspeakable Crime: Rape as a Weapon of War in Libya

Activists collect evidence of systematic rape and torture in Libya, speaking to victims caught up in the state's crisis.

Tunisia

Campaigning under way in Tunisia ahead of presidential vote

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

Campaigning under way in Tunisia ahead of presidential vote