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Tunisia's New Government

By January 17, 2011

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nullCNN reports that Tunisia is now being ruled by an interim unity government, after the dictatorial president fled the country amidst protests and clashes.  President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali had been in power for 23 years, but his government had been accused of corruption, repression of human rights, and causing economic decline in Tunisia.  The Guide to Middle Eastern Issues brings you more detail:

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