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Middle East

Tunisia's presidential candidates appear in TV debate

Tunisia's 2 presidential candidates have gone head-to-head in a rare TV debate ahead of Sunday's runoff vote.

Middle East

Tunisia: Unemployment, inflation crisis highlighted in election

Reviving the economy will be one of the main challenges for the winner of Sunday's presidential election runoff.

Tunisia

Tunisia's Kais Saied: 'He's just not interested in power'

Without a party or much funding, Saied has emerged as a frontrunner to lead Tunisia thanks to his 'utopist' programme.

Tunisia's Kais Saied: 'He's just not interested in power'

Middle East

Tunisia election: Preliminary results show Ennahda in the lead

Ennahda wins 52 seats in the 217-member parliament and will have to negotiate with other parties to form a government.

Tunisia election: Preliminary results show Ennahda in the lead

Tunisia

Tunisia presidential candidate Nabil Karoui freed

Nabil Karoui was detained in August before the first round of the Tunisian presidential election.

Tunisia presidential candidate Nabil Karoui freed

Tunisia

Lengthy coalition talks loom after fractured election

Ennahdha projected to win 17.5 percent of the vote, slightly ahead of Qalb Tounes, tipped to secure 15.6 percent.

Tunisia parliamentary vote: Exit poll shows Ennahdha in the lead

Middle East

Tunisia completes second parliamentary elections since revolution

Early indications suggest a low voter turnout against a backdrop of growing frustration with the established parties, and their failure to solve the economic crisis.

Tunisia

Polls shut in Tunisia vote seen as test for big parties

Sunday's election is seen as a test for established parties that have struggled to kick-start country's economy.

Middle East

Tunisia's parliamentary elections: All you need to know

Tunisians head to the polls to elect 217 new members of parliament, a week before voting in a new president.

Tunisia's parliamentary elections at a glance

Middle East

Tunisia presidential hopeful halts campaign for 'ethical reasons'

Kais Saied says campaigning before runoff vote would have created unfair advantage over jailed opponent Nabil Karoui.

Tunisia presidential hopeful halts campaign for 'ethical reasons'

Al Jazeera World

Tunisia's Fellagha and the Battle for Independence

A first-hand look at the Fellagha, Tunisia's armed fighters who fought the French until independence in 1956.

Middle East

Tunisia court leaves presidential hopeful Nabil Karoui in prison

Ruling comes less than 2 weeks before runoff which will see media mogul face retired law professor Kais Saied.

Tunisia court leaves presidential hopeful Nabil Karoui in prison

Opinion

Ben Ali may be dead, but his regime is not

Structures of violence and corruption of the Ben Ali era remain in place and subvert the country's democratic struggle.

Myriam Amri

by Myriam Amri

Myriam Amri

Middle East

Former Tunisian President Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was in intensive care for three months.

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Tunisian autocrat Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile

Ben Ali fled Tunisia after citizens rose up against his oppressive rule in a revolution that inspired the Arab Spring.