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Aridha Chaabia, “Popular Petition,” Shocks Tunisian Politics (UPDATED)
Whether welcomed or feared, Ennahda's victory in Tunisia’s October 23rd elections was expected by Tunisians and the international public alike. But what about Al Aridha Chaabia, the Popular Petition party? Formed only seven months ago in March of 2011, the party (which is actually a group of independent lists scattered throughout Tunis...

Will Ennahda Apologize for the Attacks of 1987?
On the night of August 2nd, 1987, four explosions took place, simultaneously, in four hotels of Sousse and Monastir. Thirteen people were injured, among them foreign tourists. Islamists were the presumed perpetrators, and the synchronization of the attacks showed their strong organization amidst social crisis. We all know what happened next. Those ...