Slim Riahi brought down by "BCE"
The latest development in prime minister Youssef Chahed's anti-corruption drive, the freezing of the assets of businessman and politician Slim
The protests sweeping across the Tataouine region are not only the result of the widespread unemployment afflicting southern Tunisia. President Beji Caid Essebsi ("BCE") is also paying for his erratic management of the most serious social crisis in the country
If they aren’t likely to resolve Tunisia’s political crisis, talks between Ennahda and the opposition that kicked off on Oct. 4 will certainly increase tension within the Islamist party and cut its president, Rached Ghannouchi, off from the movement’s hardliners.