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Tunisia

Cheikh Rachid Ghannouchi

Date of Birth: 7 June 1941
Place of Birth: El Hamma


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Fireworks on the streets

Public confidence in the political elite is at an all-time low especially with Mechichi and the speaker of parliament and former leader of the Muslim Brotherhood party Ennahda Rachid Ghannouchi being perceived to be manipulating the situation (AC Vol 61 No 15 In search of confidence)...


In search of confidence

It has lodged a no confidence motion against Ennahda leader and Parliamentary Speaker Rachid Ghannouchi...


Coalition of the unwilling

  There are those in Ennahda who think that it is finally time for its veteran leader Rached Ghannouchi to become prime minister (AC Vol 60 No 16 New faces old enmities)...


New faces, old enmities

Their great rival the Islamist Hizb Ennahda's leader Cheikh Rachid Ghannouchi again declined to run...


Nobbling Nabil

Ennahda's veteran leader Rachid Ghannouchi has said he will not compete in the presidential poll (AC Vol 57 No 11 Separating mosque and state)...


Eight years of transition

One relates to the party politicking of the never-ending democratic transition: the competition for power between a neo-liberal establishment led by President Béji Caïd Essebsi and his Nidaa Tounès (NT) party on the one hand and on the other the Islamist Hizb Ennahda led by the wily Cheikh Rachid Ghannouchi...


Tunis fiddles as revolt grows

Government meanwhile has been less polarised since the Nidaa Tounes party and Ennahda formed a parliamentary and government coalition in 2015 negotiated by their respective leaders President Béji Caïd Essebsi (aka BCE) and Rachid Ghannouchi (AC Vol 57 No 11 Separating mosque and state)...


Bouteflika unbowed

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is so concerned by events on his country's eastern flank that he met Hizb Ennahda leader Rachid Ghannouchi – not a natural ally – no fewer than six times in 2016...


A coalition of hope

Chahed a member of the secularist Nidaa Tounus party is strongly supported by President Béji Caïd Essebsi but his administration has brought together key factions in moves supported by the other leading player in contemporary Tunisian politics Hizb Ennahda leader Sheikh Rachid Ghannouchi...


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