Nabil Karoui

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Tunisian electoral officials work at a vote counting centre  following the first round of presidential election in Tunis, Tunisia, on September 16th. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA

For a few months in early 2011, Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spring – the name that attached itself to wave of uprisings that swept the Arab(...)

Media magnate and candidate for Qalb Tounes party Nabil Karoui (left) and independent Kais Saied: two to go head to head in Tunisian presidential election’s second round. Photograph: Hasna and Fethi Belaid/AFP

Tunisia’s electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sunday’s president(...)

Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui: arrested on money-laundering charges on August 23rd, but the electoral commission has allowed him to compete in the September 15th poll. Photograph: Fethi Belaid

Campaigning ended on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pitting more than two dozen candidates against e(...)