Beji Caid Essebsi
Presidential campaigns start in Tunisia after Essebsi death
Campaigning for Tunisia's presidential elections opened Monday with 26 candidates vying to replace late leader Beji Caid Essebsi in a vote seen as vital to defending democratic gains in the cradle of the Arab Spring.
Tunisia presidential hopefuls line up for September polls
Presidential hopefuls in Tunisia began registering their candidacies on Friday for snap September polls called after the death of 92-year-old leader Beji Caid Essebsi.
State funeral for Tunisia's Essebsi as new polls loom
French President Emmanuel Macron and other foreign leaders attended Friday the funeral of Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi as the North African nation gears up for snap elections...
Tunisia prepares for polls after death of president
Tunisia has less than two months to organise snap elections following the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi, amid uncertainty over who could step forward to run the North African country.
Tunisia says no 'power vacuum' despite president's illness
Authorities on Friday reassured anxious Tunisians there is no power vacuum in the North African state, shaken by President Beji Caid Essebsi's hospitalisation on the same day as twin suicide attacks in the capital.
Tunisia's President Essebsi in 'critical condition'
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi was in "critical condition" Thursday after being taken to hospital with a serious illness, a key adviser said.
Tunisia president meets unions, employers after unrest
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi held talks Saturday with political parties, unions and employers to discuss means to overcome a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.
Tunisia postpones first post-revolt municipal polls
The announcement came after a meeting between representatives of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, President Beji Caid Essebsi and party heads.