Hamadi Jebali’s resignation as Tunisia’s prime minister has opened the door to Islamist hardliners in his Ennahda party to pick his successor. Jebali had wanted to form a government of non-partisan technocrats, but the plan has been stoutly opposed by Islamists who control the interior, justice and foreign ministries, and dominate the national assembly, according to The Australian.
Tunisian Islamic hardliners ascendant
By World Watch Monitor Tunisia Ennahda, Islamic extremism, Tunisia
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