The 5th Anniversary of Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia, the start of the Arab Spring
Tunisia celebrated the 5th anniversary of the “Jasmine revolution” which overthrown the former President Zain Alabdeen Bin Ali who ruled Tunisia with an Iron grip for 23 years. The revolution resulted in the winning of Annahda Islamic movement followed by the victory of “Nida Tunisia” in 2014 in the first Legislative elections in Tunisia after the revolution amid the increased terrorist attacks and the decline of economic situation.
5 years have passed since the “Jasmine revolution” which overthrown the former President Zain Alabdeen Bin Ali who ruled Tunisia with an Iron grip for 23 years. The revolution resulted in many successes started with the winning of the 2011 elections in which Annahda Islamic movement won with Munsif Almarzouqi as president. Nida Tunisia party appeared in 2013 as a political power supporting Annahda movement and won the elections in 2014 in the first Legislative elections in Tunisia after the revolution where Albaji Qaed Essebsi the president of Nida Tunisia won and they agreed on Alhabib Alsayid to create a government which was accepted by the parliament.
Many conflicts emerged lately between Nida Tunisia members leading to the split of 32 parliament deputy leading to an inner crisis and a reduction in the number of members in the Parliament which made Alsayid to do a ministerial reshuffle where new ministers received grace under the parliament house.
Tunisia is facing many social and economical crises and the government has been trying to place policies to pass it. The Tunisian economy is fluctuating due to the Libyan crisis which affected the trade between the two countries in addition to the terrorist attacks which happened recently leading to a decline in the tourism.