Tunisian civil servants have gone on strike around the country to protest the failure of negotiations with the government for wage increases.
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The Tunisian parliament approved on Monday a cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed amid a political and economic crisis.
What new forces are contending to shape Tunisian politics? What are the key issues at stake and how is the struggling economy influencing the electorate?
Tunisia, where the Arab uprisings began seven years ago, faces many difficulties in its transition on the economic, political and security fronts.
“If you ask many Tunisians what has made the difference in holding together the fabric of their democracy, they will say civil society,” writes Sarah Yerkes.
“The law is a revolution,” said Prime Minister and member of the Nidaa Tounes party Youssef Chahed
Tunisians risk being prosecuted for exercising basic rights despite progress towards democracy
The family of slain Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid on Tuesday demanded the “whole truth” about his
It remains to be seen whether the protests in Tunisia are a stumbling block or a turning point in the future of the country
Tunisia’s government has announced a new package of social reforms worth nearly $70 million. The North African