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Tunisia

Kaïs Saïed

Date of Birth: 22 February 1958
Place of Birth: Tunis


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A win for the Makhzen

The PJD's working and lower-middle class urban support had been crumbling a process also seen in Tunisia where the base of another Islamist party Ennahda has diminished to the extent President Kaïs Saïed could suspend parliament and govern by decree (AC Vol 62 No 17 Playing the waiting game)...


Playing the waiting game

Stunned by President Kaïs Saïed's decision to suspend parliament and govern by decree the major political parties led by the moderate Islamist party Ennahda are left playing the waiting game...

But its officials believe that the surge in public support for Saïed will quickly burn out as the constraints on governing by decree begin to bite (AC Dispatches 24/08/21 President Kaïs Saïed extends his suspension of parliament as he confronts Islamist opposition)...


Saïed lashes out

President Kaïs Saïed's decision to sack his prime minister Hichem Mechichi after the massive anti-government protests on Republic Day (25 July) took few by surprise...


Dubaiba's honeymoon

VisitorsIt started with a 17 March visit from Tunisia's President Kais Saied looking to rebuild economic ties...


Relief today, trouble ahead

The breakthrough came as the new President Kaïs Saïed attempted for the second time to find a candidate to help him form a government...


Coalition of the unwilling

  Under the constitution the new president Kaïs Saïed who ran as an independent had to ask the head of the largest party the Islamist and conservative Ennahda party to try to form a government...


Into the unknown

Two extremes topped the poll: devout Muslim law professor Kaïs Saïed who campaigned with no political support machine whatsoever; and his polar opposite the fiercely ambitious media mogul Nabil Karoui sometimes known as 'Tunisia's Berlusconi'...


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