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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Tunisia Has A Democracy, If They Can Keep It

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.23.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Tunisia, where the Arab Spring first arose, has a new democratically elected government following presidential elections over the weeken...

Thousands Rally For Tunisia's Ruling Party

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Thousands of supporters of the ruling Islamist party, waving banners and chanting, marched Saturday in the capital in response to ri...

Tunisia's Ruling Party Rallies Pro-Government Supporters

AP | GREG KELLER and BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's Islamist prime minister said Saturday that he will resign if his proposal to appoint a nonpolitical Cabinet by mid-we...

The Inevitable Islamist Domination in the New Arab Democracies

Christopher Reeve | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Christopher Reeve

What is perhaps the most interesting advantage for Islamists is the inevitably split secular vote. Like elsewhere in the world, people who believe in secularism do not necessarily agree on social and economic policy.

The West's Imprudent Investment in Islamist Movements

Raghida Dergham | Posted 03.28.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

It is unacceptable for the world to stand idly by, watching what is happening to Arab women in the age of change, and welcoming the prevailing democracy that takes away women's fundamental and democratic rights.

Tunisia's Islamist Party Slams Anti-Semitic Chants

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 03.10.2012 | Religion

TUNIS, Tunisia — The head of Tunisia's moderate Islamic party condemned anti-Semitic slogans chanted Monday by a handful of ultraconservative Mu...

Tunisia Fetes Arab Spring

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM and BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Exactly one year ago, in a hardscrabble town in Tunisia's arid interior, the death knell sounded for the decades-old system of dicta...

Tunisia Expected To Elect Human Rights Activist Interim President

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's new assembly chose a veteran rights activist Monday as the country's first democratically elected president. Moncef ...

Partial Results Predict Election Victory For Tunisian Islamist Party

AP | PAUL SCHEMM and BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — The moderate Islamist party that appears to have won Tunisia's landmark elections was in talks with rivals Tuesday about formin...