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Analysis-Tunisia’s political crisis poses existential test for Islamist party

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By Tarek Amara and Angus McDowall TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s crisis has thrown the fate of its much-lauded young democracy into the balance – and with it that of the Ennahda party, a mainstream Islamist movement that has played a uniquely central role in an Arab state through the ballot box. President Kais Saied’s decision to seize control of government, dismiss the premier and suspend parliament has cast doubt over Tunisia’s democracy and Ennahda’s place in it, kindling fierce debate in the party over how to respond. Since Tunisia’s 2011 revolution triggered the “Arab Spring” uprisings, most…

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