Tunisians are preparing to choose a new president, even as their democracy is being consolidated.
Tunisia’s upcoming parliamentary elections may lead to a more fractured legislature.
Tunisia’s presidential runoff will be between two candidates whose views remain unclear.
Tunisia’s second presidential election was successfully held without any major disruptions, but an unconventional process and low voter turnout has left Tunisians with an unexpected choice.
For the Algerian People’s National Army, the priority is to defend the political order and its prerogatives in it.
Shortly after the People’s Republic of China was founded seventy years ago, China and Middle Eastern countries forged a bond over their mutual opposition to colonialism. Today, China is the region’s biggest foreign investor.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa
In the absence of well-organised political forces, it has been easy for the army to put itself in the driver’s seat.
The Islamist political party Ennahda has decided to focus on politics over preaching. This shift has forced it to rebuild its legitimacy on argument rather than religion.
Tunisia’s first democratically elected president died on July 25. His death has squeezed even tighter what was already a narrow window for the election campaign, with far-reaching consequences.