New ministers on tight leash...
How much leeway will the country’s new cabinet be given? Picked to replace their predecessors connected to the ruling Rassemblement Constitutionnel Democratique (RCD) party that was driven from office by street protests, the "new" ministers in the transitional government named [. [...]
Ghannouchi’s troubled ties with Tripoli
It could prove a difficult test for Rached Ghannouchi, historical leader of Tunisia’s moderate Ennahda Islamist party banned since 1989. The party’s theologian is planning to return to Tunisia in coming days now that his political movement has once again [. [...]
Revenge of RCD "old timers" against Trabelsi clan
Formed on January 17 following the flight of Zine el-Abidine and Leila Ben Ali, the transitional government led to the former elite of the ruling Rassemblement Constitutionnel Democratique (RCD) gaining the upper hand. However, the so-called RCD "technocrats," natives of [. [...]