Prime minister’s speech as clashes between security forces and gunmen rocked the central Sidi Bouzid region, leaving at least six policemen dead
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The Ennahda party had issued a statement on Friday saying it accepted the blueprint for the formation of a government of independents and a national dialogue to finalise a new constitution and clear the way for elections.
Jabbeur Mejri and his co-defendant Ghazi Beji, who fled abroad, were sentenced in a closed hearing in March 2012 to seven and half years in jail
The mass rally was called to defend the right of Ennahda to continue at the head of the ruling coalition and oppose to form a government of technocrats.
Ennahda hardliners refuse to give up key portfolios and have warned they will take to the streets of the capital
The opposition Nidaa Tounes (Call for Tunisia) party will lodge allegations of “crime against humanity” against several members and allies of the ruling Ennahda party
Marzouki said Ennahda Party is “trying to take control over the country’s political and administrative institutions by appointing their allies who may or may not be qualified in them”
The Ennahda or Renaissance Islamist party is likely to re-elect current leader Rashid Al-Ghannushi
By Edouard Guihaire / AFP WASHINGTON: With a White House meeting, talks at a think-tank, and interviews with newspapers, Islamists unshackled by the Arab Spring are launching a new charm offensive to reassure a nervous Washington. The rise to power of elected Islamists in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere has alarmed many Americans, who fear the …