Kais Saied wins 73 percent of the votes, the electoral commission says. His opponent, Nabil Karoui, had already conceded defeat.
Several Gulf states have violated every negotiating tactic in their dealings with Israel and are giving away the keys to a kingdom that isn't theirs to give.
Independent outsider and law professor wins landslide victory in presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, exit poll shows.
Tunisians are going to choose the president among a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor in a runoff vote on Sunday.
Ennahda came first in Sunday's parliamentary election, winning 52 seats, while media mogul Nabil Karoui's Heart of Tunisia party won 38 seats in the 217-seat chamber, the electoral commission said.
While preliminary official results are not expected until Wednesday, Ennahdha and Qalb Tounes (Heart of Tunisia) — who have ruled out forming an alliance— were both swift to claim victory.
The vote comes two weeks after the first round of a presidential election that swept aside traditional political parties in favour of independent candidates, a trend likely to be repeated in the ballot for MPs.
Tunisia will pay a heavy price for the closure of UK travel giant as its tourism industry continues to recover from the twin terror attacks in 2015.
Tunisia's toppled former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was buried in the holy Muslim city of Medina after he died in exile in Saudi Arabia.
During his era, Ben Ali's photograph was displayed in every shop, school and government office from the beach resorts of the Mediterranean coast to the impoverished villages and mining towns of Tunisia's hilly interior.
Neither candidate has ever held political office but they beat out two prime ministers and the candidate for the moderate religious party Ennahdha.
The boat sank 10 kilometres from the coastline near the city of Sfax, a member of the coastguard said. Rescue operations are continuing.
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