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#Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali

# zine-al-abidine-ben-ali - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Tunisian ex-president sentenced to jail

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila Trabelsi were convicted in absentia.

# zine-al-abidine-ben-ali - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?

Egypt, Tunisia and other countries across the Arab world have been electrified by waves of protest recently as furious crowds demand an end to poverty and repression: read about the unrest that has broken out to date.

# zine-al-abidine-ben-ali - Sunday 23 January, 2011

It's not just Ireland... Tunisian PM steps down

Tunisia’s Prime Minister says he’ll quit politics as soon as elections are held to appoint a new government to succeed him.

# zine-al-abidine-ben-ali - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office

The latest on the Jasime Revolution: debate on whether members of the ousted president’s party should remain in office; protesters set themselves on fire in Algeria; and a Swiss bank freezes exiled Ben Ali’s assests.