Old order "remnants" flex muscle in Tunisian politics




 
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Old order "remnants" flex muscle in Tunisian politics
 
August 21st, 2013  
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Old order "remnants" flex muscle in Tunisian politics
By Tarek Amara and Tom Heneghan (Reuters) - Step by step, the once-shunned officials of Tunisia's old order have returned to the political scene and are turning up the pressure on the governing Islamist party Ennahda to make way for them. These so-called "remnants" from Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali's rule were swept aside by the first of the "Arab Spring" revolts in January 2011 and trounced in voting for a constituent assembly later that year. The assembly has considered banning them from politics completely. ...




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