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Tunisia Elections

Partial Results Indicate Moderate Islamist Party Wins Nearly Half Of Seats

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Authorities say the latest results from Tunisia's landmark elections indicate the moderate Islamist party is holding onto its lead, ...

Tunisian Elections Are Milestone For Arab Spring

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — No matter what the results, Tunisia's landmark election was a monumental achievement in democracy that will be a tough act to f...

A Guide To Tunisia's Election Results

The Atlantic Wire | Max Fisher | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

Update, Wednesday 10:45 a.m.: Women will come out under-represented, but not compared to the U.S. In setting up their new political party system, Tuni...

Previously Banned Islamist Party Leads In Tunisia Elections

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.24.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — A moderate Islamist party claimed victory Monday in Tunisia's landmark elections as preliminary results indicated it had won th...

First Free Arab Spring Election

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — The people who started the Arab Spring shared one of its earliest fruits on Sunday: a free election. Tunisians who brought down...

Tunisia Elections: The Difficulties of Democracy

Jonathan Schienberg | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
Jonathan Schienberg

As Tunisia gears up for its first democratic elections this Sunday, its popular emerging political parties, like Afek Tounes, have high hopes for spreading their message far and wide.

Landmark Elections

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunis was filled with rival rallies throbbing with music as the political parties marked the end of three weeks of campaigning ...

From The Streets Of Tunisia To Wall Street

Hedi Jaouad | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Hedi Jaouad

This Sunday, Tunisians will go to the polls for the first transparent, multi-party elections in their 3,000-year history.

Women Struggle To Run In Landmark Tunisian Elections

AP | By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- The new constituent assembly that will emerge from Tunisia's landmark elections this weekend will, without a doubt, have one of the ...

Video of Friday's Islamist Protests in Tunisia

Mischa Benoit-Lavelle | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Mischa Benoit-Lavelle

From the West these demonstrations have been viewed solely through the lens of secularism versus Islam, free speech versus blasphemy; but in fact, the situation is more complex than that, and more political.

Conservative Muslims Continue Fierce Protests Against TV Station

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 12.14.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — A mob attacked the home of a Tunisian television station owner with firebombs on Friday, following protests against a film his ...

Police Arrest Islamists Set To Attack Tunisian TV Station

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 12.09.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian police on Sunday arrested dozens of Islamist demonstrators set on attacking the offices of a television channel that h...

Tunisia's Coming Islamist Economy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.30.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

As Tunisia prepares for democratic elections, foremost in the minds of many Tunisians is the potential rise of Islamist political parties, and the fear that religious politicians will engineer a merger between mosque and state.

Tunisia Delays Elections

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia will hold an election Oct. 23, not in July as planned, because conditions are not yet right for the first vote since th...