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Tunisia's PM Ali Laareydh unveils Islamist-led coalition government

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki shakes hands with Prime Minister Ali Larayedh in Tunis. Photo: Reuters

Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Laareydh unveiled a new Islamist-led coalition government yesterday that he said would serve only until an election is held before the end of the year.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 2:56am

Tunisian PM quits after failing to form new cabinet

Tunisia's Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali gestures as he leaves after announcing his resignation during a news conference in Tunis. Photo: Reuters

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigned on Tuesday after failing to replace a government pulled apart by acrimony between his Islamist allies and their secular opponents.

20 Feb 2013 - 8:14am

Tunis at standstill amid clashes and Chokri Belaid funeral

The killing of Chokri Belaid has led to fears that growing political violence will imperil Tunisia's transition. Photo: NYT

Tunisian police fired tear gas and clashed with protesters yesterday as tens of thousands joined the funeral of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, whose murder has plunged the country into new post-revolt turmoil.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:52am

Tunisian Islamists disown PM over move to defuse crisis

A Tunisian woman watches behind a national flag as mourners pour into Jebel Jelloud, hometown of assassinated leftist leader Chokri Belaid. Photo: AFP

Tunisia’s governing Islamists rejected on Thursday a plan by the prime minister to replace the government after unrest erupted over the killing of an opposition leader, deepening the worst crisis since the country’s 2011 revolution.

8 Feb 2013 - 2:03am

Tunisia PM to form new government after assassination

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announces the formation of a new government of technocrats in a televised address. Photo: AFP

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali said he would form a government of technocrats without political affiliations, after the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid sparked protests.

7 Feb 2013 - 5:00am