Hamadi Jebali http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30815/all en Tunisia to form government of technocrats: PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/tunisia-form-government-technocrats-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali said Wednesday he would form a government of technocrats without political affiliations, after the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid sparked violent protests.</p> <p>"I have decided to form a government of competent nationals without political affiliation, which will have a mandate limited to managing the affairs of the country until elections are held in the shortest possible time," Jebali said in a televised address to the nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/tunisia-form-government-technocrats-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Jebali Social Issues Tunisia AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:30:55 +0000 5748093 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia to form government of technocrats: PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/tunisia-form-government-technocrats-pm-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali said Wednesday he would form a government of technocrats without political affiliations, after the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid sparked violent protests.</p> <p>"I have decided to form a government of competent nationals without political affiliation, which will have a mandate limited to managing the affairs of the country until elections are held in the shortest possible time," Jebali said in a televised address to the nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/tunisia-form-government-technocrats-pm-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Jebali Social Issues Tunisia AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 21:16:32 +0000 5748140 at http://www.globalpost.com Islamist party official opposes Tunisia govt reshuffle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/islamist-party-official-opposes-tunisia-govt-reshuffle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A senior member of Tunisia's ruling Islamist party on Thursday criticised the decision by Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali to form a government of technocrats, reflecting the divisions within Ennahda.</p> <p>"As far as we are concerned, our country still needs a government coalition based on the results of the elections on October 23, 2011" that Ennahda won, said Abdelhamid Jelassi, a member of the party's political bureau. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/islamist-party-official-opposes-tunisia-govt-reshuffle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:16:02 +0000 5748743 at http://www.globalpost.com Islamists rally in Tunis as PM Jebali threatens to resign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/islamists-rally-tunis-pm-jebali-threatens-resign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thousands of backers of Tunisia's ruling Islamists rallied in the capital Saturday to denounce Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali's plan to form a new government of technocrats amid deepening political uncertainty.</p> <p>Jebali, who is seen as a moderate, said he would step down if he failed to form a new government within days as more than 3,000 supporters of his Ennahda party took to the streets to oppose his plans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/islamists-rally-tunis-pm-jebali-threatens-resign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 17:01:15 +0000 5751147 at http://www.globalpost.com Islamists in key ministries must quit Tunisia govt: PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/islamists-key-ministries-must-quit-tunisia-govt-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisia's prime minister said Saturday that key ministries held by fellow Islamists would be re-assigned to independents in a new government of non-partisan technocrats, otherwise the country would "slide into chaos."</p> <p>"All the ministries will be independent, including the interior, justice and foreign affairs ministries," Hamadi Jebali told France 24, when asked by the satellite news channel about the plan which his Ennahda party opposes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/islamists-key-ministries-must-quit-tunisia-govt-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Prime Minister Tunisia AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 17:30:59 +0000 5751179 at http://www.globalpost.com Tensions rise in Tunisia as PM threatens to quit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/tensions-rise-tunisia-pm-threatens-quit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisia's prime minister threatened to quit on Saturday and warned of chaos unless key ministries held by fellow Islamists go to independents in a new government of non-partisan technocrats.</p> <p>Hamadi Jebali said he would resign within days if he failed to form the new government, even as his Ennahda party rejected a planned new cabinet and several thousand party supporters took to the streets to oppose his plans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/tensions-rise-tunisia-pm-threatens-quit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Disaster Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 19:31:00 +0000 5751293 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia in political limbo after PM gamble http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/tunisia-political-limbo-after-pm-gamble <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali's gamble on forming a new government in defiance of his own Islamist party after the assassination of opposition head Chokri Belaid left Tunisia in political limbo on Sunday.</p> <p>After clashes with demonstrators between Wednesday and Friday that the interior ministry said left one policemen dead and 59 colleagues wounded, security forces remain on a state of alert with the army deployed nationwide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/tunisia-political-limbo-after-pm-gamble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Disaster Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Human Interest Politics Tunisia AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 12:46:02 +0000 5751685 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia PM in last-ditch bid to hammer out new cabinet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/tunisia-pm-last-ditch-bid-hammer-out-new-cabinet-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali held last-ditch talks on Friday with a raft of party leaders as he hammered out a technocrat government designed to pull Tunisia out of its worst political crisis since the revolution.</p> <p>Jebali has promised to announce the new government line-up on Saturday, and says he will resign if it is rejected by the National Constituent Assembly which is dominated by his own Islamist party Ennahda.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/tunisia-pm-last-ditch-bid-hammer-out-new-cabinet-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Business Disaster Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Labor Law Tunisia AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:45:53 +0000 5756908 at http://www.globalpost.com More talks on new Tunisia government Monday: PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/more-talks-new-tunisia-government-monday-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced on Friday that talks on the formation of a new government of technocrats had been rescheduled for Monday, after he met the leaders of the main political parties.</p> <p>"There has been some progress on all the points raised... That is why we have decided to continue the discussions on Monday," Jebali told reporters.</p> <p>He said a previous Saturday deadline for the announcement of his planned new cabinet, intended to extricate the country from its worst political crisis since the revolution, had been cancelled and no new date set.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/more-talks-new-tunisia-government-monday-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 20:31:17 +0000 5757092 at http://www.globalpost.com Uncertainty in Tunisia ahead of political talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/uncertainty-tunisia-ahead-political-talks-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali is set Monday to resume talks with political party leaders to form a new government of technocrats, despite strong opposition within his own ruling Islamist party Ennahda.</p> <p>On the eve of the talks with Tunisian media urged political groups to reach a consensus for tackling the crisis that has gripped the country since the February 6 assassination of leftist opposition leader and vocal anti-Islamist Chokri Belaid.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/uncertainty-tunisia-ahead-political-talks-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 02:45:52 +0000 5758620 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia PM pushes cabinet plan despite new rebuff http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/tunisia-pm-pushes-cabinet-plan-despite-new-rebuff <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resumed talks on Monday with political leaders aimed at forming a new government of technocrats, despite a fresh rebuff from his own ruling Islamist party Ennahda.</p> <p>Complicating a political crisis that has engulfed Tunisia after the February 6 assassination of a leftwing politician, media reports said the leader of President Moncef Marzouki's Congress for the Republic (CPR) party had resigned.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/tunisia-pm-pushes-cabinet-plan-despite-new-rebuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:00:35 +0000 5759142 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia PM says plan for new government has failed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/tunisia-pm-says-plan-new-government-has-failed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisia's Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced late on Monday that his plan for a new government of technocrats has failed, but he left the door open for compromise and did not say he would stand down.</p> <p>"I say in all clarity that the initiative I presented -- that is to say, a government composed of members not belonging to any political parties -- failed to reach a consensus," Jebali said after talks with party leaders. </p> <p>"Another form of government" was still a possibility, he added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/tunisia-pm-says-plan-new-government-has-failed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Tunisia AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:45:47 +0000 5759332 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia PM fails in new cabinet plan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/tunisia-pm-fails-new-cabinet-plan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali admitted defeat on Monday in his plan to form a government of technocrats amid a new rebuff from his own ruling Islamist party, but kept the door open to compromise.</p> <p>"I say in all clarity that the initiative I presented -- that is to say, a government composed of members not belonging to any political parties -- failed to reach a consensus," Jebali said after talks with party leaders.</p> <p>"Another form of government" was still a possibility, he added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/tunisia-pm-fails-new-cabinet-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:16:13 +0000 5759352 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia PM seeks 'another solution' after cabinet plan fails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/tunisia-pm-seeks-another-solution-after-cabinet-plan-fails <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali was on Tuesday pursuing "another solution" to Tunisia's biggest political crisis since the uprising two years ago after his plan to form a cabinet of technocrats failed.</p> <p>Jebali, left out on a limb after his proposals for a non-partisan government were rebuffed by his own ruling Islamist Ennahda party, was to meet President Moncef Marzouki to discuss ways to exit the crisis sparked by the February 6 killing of a leftist politician.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/tunisia-pm-seeks-another-solution-after-cabinet-plan-fails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:16:01 +0000 5759722 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia PM seeks 'another solution' after cabinet plan fails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/tunisia-pm-seeks-another-solution-after-cabinet-plan-fails-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali was on Tuesday pursuing "another solution" to Tunisia's biggest political crisis since the uprising two years ago after his plan to form a cabinet of technocrats failed.</p> <p>Jebali, left out on a limb after his proposals for a non-partisan government were rebuffed by his own ruling Islamist Ennahda party, was to meet President Moncef Marzouki to discuss ways to exit the crisis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/tunisia-pm-seeks-another-solution-after-cabinet-plan-fails-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hamadi Jebali Hamadi Jebali Politics Tunisia AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:16:56 +0000 5759885 at http://www.globalpost.com