Tag: Ennahdha

The Tunisian revolution seven years on

Thirty years last November Zine el Abidine Ben Ali assumed power in Tunisia ending thereby the rule of ailing Habib Bourguiba who ruled the country since its independence in 1956. Ben Ali promised political reforms that lured large segments of the...

/ January 14, 2018

Tunisia: How long will the Essebsi-Ghanouchi Consensus hold?

During the previous week, President Beji Caid Essebsi delivered an hour-long speech in which he threatened to use the army to break up the protests in Tataouine and at the oil production facilities in El Kamour. The sit-ins had been...

/ May 22, 2017