President Saied has 10 days to try to build a coalition that can command a majority in parliament.
Tunisians cast votes in a highly competitive presidential election to punish the political elite amid widespread discontent at economic hardship eight years into the 2011 revolution.
Nothing is certain in Tunisia's presidential election, only the second since the 'Arab Spring'.
As the election campaign gains momentum, the country's media tycoon Nabil Karoui remains imprisoned in a highly politicised case, raising questions about the judiciary's non-interference in court cases.
A large mix of candidates is getting ready to run for Tunisia’s presidency in what is set to be a highly competitive and unpredictable ballot, the second democratic presidential poll after the first historic elections in 2014.
The 92-year-old politician, who became president in the first elections following the fall of Zine al Abidine Ben Ali, had been in politics for more than six decades, with a mixed record.
Tunisia's first freely elected president, 92-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, has been taken to a military hospital after falling seriously ill, for the second time in a week.
Prime Minister Youssef Chahed’s government is using draconian laws to target bloggers for expressing dissent on the internet.
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's supporters set up a new political party to compete for the next presidential and parliamentary elections in late 2019. Could it be a game changer?
Ahead of 2019 elections, who is in the lead as the ruling party fractures after an outright feud between the prime minister and president?
President Beji Caid Essebsi announces breaking up of ties with coalition partner Ennhadha Party, at a time when a power shift is taking place with many parliamentarians changing loyalties.
The passengers were all Tunisians aged 16 to 40, from the governorates of Medenine and Sfax, an interior ministry statement said, adding that the nine-metre craft "was sinking after taking on water."
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