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Tunisia election: Ennahda party set to win minority

Ennahda claimed victory Monday, and some of its rivals have admitted defeat, but initial results indicate the party is short of a majority.

Tunisia: Ennahda claims election victory

"The first confirmed results show that Ennahda has obtained first place," campaign manager Abdelhamid Jlazzi said outside party headquarters.

Tunisia votes for first time, peacefully and in huge numbers (UPDATES)

TUNIS — Tunisians made history Sunday when they turned out in force to vote nine months after they ousted their decades-long dictator and sparked the Arab Spring.

Tunisia elections seen as litmus test for Arab Spring

TUNIS — Tunisian voters go to the polls Sunday in what many observers say could make or break the Arab Spring.

Analysis: Tunisia's democracy has a head start

TUNIS — Tunisia's first elections since protests ousted the country's long-serving dictator will be held on Oct. 23.

Turkey's Erdogan praises Arab democracy while on North Africa tour

"The success of the electoral process in Tunisia will show the world that democracy and Islam can go together," Turkey's prime minister said.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Arab Spring is an "inspiration" to the Burmese

Suu Kyi compared the battles in the Middle East against oppressive, authoritarian regimes to her own people's efforts to overthrow their government.

Tunisia's Ben Ali and wife found guilty in absentia

The judge said the sentences would take immediate effect, despite the couple being in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh has refused Tunisian extradition requests.

Tunisia elections delayed to ensure "transparency"

Opposition parties, fearful the government will reneg on its efforts to ring in democracy and keen for political stability, have demanded an earlier date.

Osama bin Laden's demise began with the Arab Spring

CAIRO — Although most Muslims in the Middle East have never shared bin Laden's worldview, the minute a Tunisian fruit vendor set off the Arab Spring, Al Qaeda's extremism became even less relevant.
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