Islamists to rule Tunisia; clashes in cradle of revolt

29.10.2011                      01.Cheschwan. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch 2, Noach

Tunesien:

Islamists to rule Tunisia; clashes in cradle of revolt

Ennahda party wins 90 seats in 217-seat assembly; violent protest in birthplace of uprising; election is first in wake of "Arab Spring".

The leader of the Islamist party which won Tunisia's first free election appealed for calm in the town where the "Arab Spring" began, accusing forces linked to the ousted president of fanning violence there.
Party officials said coalition talks were already under way and they expected to form a new government within 10 days.
Troops fired in the air on Friday to disperse a crowd attacking government offices in Sidi Bouzid, where 10 months ago vegetable seller Mohamed Bouazizi set fire to himself in a protest that ignited revolts around the Arab world….