Middle East

Tunisia parliament elects Ennahdha's Rachid Ghannouchi as speaker

Rival Heart of Tunisia supports Ghannouchi's election and appears likely to join coalition government with Ennahdha.

Tunisia parliament elects Ennahdha's Rachid Ghannouchi as speaker

Middle East

Tunisia's Ennahdha party to name parliament speaker

Announcement comes as the new Parliament convenes on Wednesday for first time.

Tunisia's Ennahdha party to name parliament speaker

Middle East

Ennahdha's Mourou, Marzouki eye presidency in Tunisia polls

Race to succeed late President Essebsi goes in high gear as more candidates declare their intention to run in September.

Ennahdha's Mourou, Marzouki eye presidency in Tunisia polls

Middle East

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls

The 78-year-old's candidacy reinforces expectations that he is seeking to play a bigger role in the country's politics.

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls

Tunisia

Tunisia ruling party in shambles amid political turmoil

Ruling party's secretary-general initiates legal proceeding against PM Youssef Chahed following cabinet reshuffle.

Tunisia's Nidaa Tounes in shambles amid political turbulence

Middle East

Analysis: How Tunisia saved its 'Arab Spring'

Tunisia has proved itself to be a counterexample to the rest of the region torn by civil strife and refugee crisis.

Analysis: How Tunisia saved its 'Arab Spring'

UpFront

Is political Islam compatible with democracy?

We ask Tunisia’s Ennahdha Party co-founder Rachid Ghannouchi about the future of democracy in the country.

Human Rights

Tunisia's torture victims hope for justice at hearings

A new commission will be reviewing the cases of victims of Tunisia's past regimes, yet some doubt its potential.

Tunisia's torture victims hope for justice at hearings

Middle East

Tunisia's Ennahda to join coalition goverment

Deal reached on Sunday with Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid's dominant Nidaa Tounes party.

Tunisia's Ennahda to join coalition goverment

Tunisia

Ennahda shut out of new Tunisian government

Nominated Prime Minister Habib Essid announces proposed cabinet, without any members of former ruling Islamist party.

Ennahda shut out of new Tunisian government

Tunisia

Tunisia's Ennahda 'faces defeat' in elections

Secular Nidaa Tounes seen emerging as biggest party in 217-seat parliament, pushing Islamists to second place.