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A House Divided: Nidaa Tounes’ General Secretary’s Resignation Offer Declined
The interim party president of Tunisia’s former majority party, Nidaa Tounes, Mohamed Ennaceur has rejected the resignation offer of Mohsen Marzouk as General Secretary. Initial news of Marzouk’s resignation broke during the national meeting of the party’s women members on Sunday. Giving his reasons for the move to Jawhara FM afterwards, Marz...

Thirty-one Deputies resign as Nidaa Tounes loses majority
The thirty-one Nidaa Tounes deputies, who had previously suspended their membership, resigned from the parliamentary party yesterday, granting a majority to the moderate Islamist party, Ennahda. However, while the mass defection will damage the President’s party, as well as the political fortunes of his son, Hafedh Essebsi, they pose little i...

Ennahdha Likely to Compromise on Neutrality of Key Ministries
The ruling Ennahdha party will likely agree to install nonpartisan figures in key ministerial positions of the new government, and a proposal will be ready for review by President Moncef Marzouki no later than this coming Monday, Zoubeir Chehoudi, a member of Ennahdha’s Shura Council told Tunisia Live. Talks over the long-awaited cabinet resh...

Reactions Mixed to Former PM Jebali’s Speech
Tunisians received Hamadi Jebali’s last speech as prime minister Thursday night with a mixture of emotions, including disappointment, respect, and uncertainty. Lazhar Lakremi, spokesperson for Nidaa Tounes, accused Jebali for failing to reveal exactly who was responsible for his failure to create a non-political, technocratic government. R...

PM Jebali Declines Ennahdha’s Offer to Lead New Government
Outgoing Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali declined Thursday an invitation by his ruling Ennahdha party to head a new coalition government. His refusal comes two days after he officially announced his resignation to the press. Ennahdha, in a communiqué, said that it is in the process of negotiations with its allies to determine the next prime...

Politicians Weigh Legal Scenarios for Choosing Prime Minister
Following a meeting today between President Moncef Marzouki, Ennahdha founder Rached Ghannouchi, and other high level officials, there remains no consensus concerning the new government or the mechanisms for selecting a prime minister. Maya Jribi, general secretary of Al Joumhouri, said haste is needed in order to extract Tunisia from its uncertain...

After Resignation, Questions Linger Over New Prime Minister
After Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali submitted his resignation to President Moncef Marzouki last night, speculations are swirling regarding who will lead the country. Members of Jebali’s ruling party, Ennahdha, have stated they would continue to support him as prime minister if he agrees to hold the position. Yet Jebali’s resignation was ...

Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali Announces Resignation
Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced Tuesday evening that he had submitted his resignation to President Moncef Marzouki. “My resignation does not mean I quit my duties towards this country,” Jebali said to the press gathered at the Presidential palace in Carthage. Besides his declaration that he will not run in the next elect...

A Wave of Resignations Shakes PDP
The electoral campaign began six days ago, and while parties are doing all that is possible in order to get votes for the elections of the constituent assembly, the Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) is facing problems. It did not respect the decision of the advertising ban that was imposed by the High Authority for the...