https://english.alahednews.com.lb/nicons/rsslogo.png https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews Tunisia’s Parliament Picks Rached Ghannouchi as Speaker Tunisia’s new parliament on Wednesday elected Rached Ghannouchi, leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, as its speaker. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/50505/537 Political Outsider Kais Saied Sworn In As Tunisia’s President Kais Saied, a political outsider and retired law professor, was sworn in as Tunisian president. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/50240/537 Tunisia Election: Kais Saied to Become New President Retired academic Kais Saied is set to become president of Tunisia, exit polls suggest. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/50109/537 Tunisia: Presidential Candidate Karoui Freed Before Election Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left prison after weeks of detention. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/50058/537 Tunisia Elections: Exit Polls Put Ennahda in Lead Exit polls indicate Ennahda leading in Tunisia parliamentary election. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/50012/537 Tunisia: Court Rejects Release of Presidential Runner Tunisia’s court of appeal rejected on Tuesday a fresh request to release jailed media mogul and presidential candidate Nabil Karoui. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/49953/537 Tunisia’s Ousted President Ben Ali Dies in Saudi Exile Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential vote in his homeland. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/49796/537 Tunisia Defense Minister Submits Bid to Run for President Tunisian Defense Minister Abdel-Karim Zbidi submitted his candidacy for a presidential election. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/49312/537 Tunisia Bids Farewell to President Essebsi at State Funeral Tunisia will bid farewell to its first democratically-elected president Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday at a state funeral attended by foreign leaders. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/49144/537 Tunisia: Speaker Sworn in as Interim President after Essebsi’s Demise Tunisian Parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur was sworn in as interim president Thursday, hours after President Beji Caid Essebsi’s death. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/49121/537 Tunisian President Essebsi Passes Away Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi died Thursday at the age of 92, his office said. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/49114/537 Tunisia Bans Niqab in Public Institutions for Security Reasons ’Security reasons’ have prompted Tunisia to ban people from wearing the full-face veil in public institutions. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/48807/537 Daesh Claims Responsibility for Tunisia’s Twin Suicide Bombings Daesh claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings that killed one police officer and wounded eight in Tunisia’s capital. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/48709/537 At Least Four Wounded as Second Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up in Tunisian Capital At least four people have been wounded as a result of the explosion. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/48702/537 Tunisia Arrests UN Official Working on Libya Arms Embargo Tunisia arrested a UN official involved in monitoring an international arms embargo on Libya. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/47262/537 Tunisia Probes Deaths of 11 Newborns, Health Minister Resigns Tunisia’s health minister resigned following multiple investigations launched into the sudden deaths of 11 newborns at a state maternity hospital. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/46928/537 Tunisia Hit by General Strike, Amid Economic Tensions Workers around Tunisia are on strike to demand higher pay. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/46191/537 Tunisia: Dozens Convicted over Teen Beheading A Tunisian court convicted dozens of extremists over the 2015 murder of a teenage shepherd, but the vast majority remain on the run, a prosecution spo https://english.alahednews.com.lb/46092/537 Tunisia: Protests as Journo Dies after Setting Himself on Fire The death of a Tunisian journalist who set himself on fire to protest economic problems in the country prompted clashes with police and nationwide con https://english.alahednews.com.lb/45915/537 Tunisians Protest Saudi’s MBS Planned Visit Tunisians protest MBS’s expected visit to the country. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/45512/537 Tunisians Decry MBS’ Planned Visit: You’re Not Welcome Tunisian politicians and civil society groups expressed their rejection of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s [MBS] upcoming visit to Tunisia https://english.alahednews.com.lb/45466/537 Suicide Bomber Wounds many in Central Tunis A suicide bomber blew herself up on a busy Tunis avenue Monday afternoon https://english.alahednews.com.lb/45133/537 Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi Meets with Tunisian President Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi visited Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi at his palace. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/44759/537 Tunisia: 5-Member Cell for Financing Militants Operating In Syria Dismantled A five-member cell involved in financing Tunisian militants operating in Syria was dismantled in the provinces of Kef and Zaghoua https://english.alahednews.com.lb/44746/537 Tunisia’s Crisis:  Political Leaders Meet, What’s next? Tunisia’s top political leaders met Monday for crisis talks after President Beji Caid Essebsi suggested in an interview that his prime minister sho https://english.alahednews.com.lb/44068/537