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Cheikh Rachid Ghannouchi

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


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Saïed channels Mussolini

Rachid Ghannouchi leader since Ennahda's clandestine creation in 1981 has outlived his welcome but couldn't resist the temptation to become speaker of a dysfunctional Assemblée des représentants du peuple (ARP – parliament) in November 2019 rather than encourage new blood...


The opposition stays on hold

Most divided in its response is the Islamist party Ennahda the largest in the country and headed by the speaker of parliament Rachid Ghannouchi...


Saïed lashes out

Not so said the country's largest party the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Ennahda party led by parliamentary speaker Rachid Ghannouchi 2011 interim President Moncef Marzouki and several other parties including the main opposition party Qalb Tounes the hardline Islamist Karama Alliance and the Workers' Party formerly the Communist Party...


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...


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