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Election rally in Djem. (Photo: Bellyglad/Flickr)
20 Oct 11
With many Tunisians still undecided, campaigning reaches fever pitch in run-up to Arab Spring’s first election.
Tunisian elections officials hold a press conference. (Photo: Habib Mhenni)
First Person
6 Oct 11
Personal integrity and credibility of candidates likely to be more important than ideology.
Demonstrators at a police rally in Tunis hold up protest banners. (Photo: Kathryn Henneberger/Flickr)
20 Sep 11
Officers protest over prime minister’s criticism and threat to close their unions.
Ennahda, an Islamist party, is one of the few groups whose political ideology is known to many Tunisian voters. (Photo: Flickr/Magharebia)
2 Sep 11
Voters finding it hard to pick which party to vote amid deluge of information from media.
 Demonstrators burn a copy of Muammar Gaddafi’s Green Book outside the Libyan embassy in Cairo to celebrate the rebels’ entry into Tripoli. (Photo: Maggie Osama/Flickr)
1 Sep 11
Old regime needs to be rooted out in order for new Libya to emerge, activist says.
31 Aug 11
People returning from other Arab countries say they are excluded from government assistance programme.
Political banners at a protest in Tunis. The upper one says “I’m Muslim, I’m Tunisian, I’m against Ennahda”, while the one below says “We won’t accept a second RCD” – a reference to ousted President Ben Ali’s ruling party. (Photo: Fouad Hamdan)
30 Aug 11
Despite many obstacles, prospects for reforms still look good.
Demonstration in Tunis, August 8, 2011. (Photo: maryatexitzero/Flickr)
25 Aug 11
Demonstrations as former regime figures appear to escape justice.
Many yound Tunisians are wary of the growing influence of the Islamists. (Photo: Hamideddine Bouali)
22 Jul 11
Young activists say tensions are growing with Islamists as they flex their political muscle.
WikiLeaks provided confirmation of what Tunisians already knew. (Photo: Nasser Nouri/Flickr)
First Person
6 Jul 11
Activist translated secret cables to show Tunisians the extent of government misdeeds.