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Tunisia’s ruling Islamist party Ennahda names new prime minister

Surprise choice of interior minister Ali Laarayedh unlikely to end political crisis amid wrangling over key cabinet posts By Eileen Byrne Tunisia’s ruling Islamist party, Ennahda, has named another former political prisoner as prime minister after his predecessor resigned this week. The surprise choice of Laarayedh was made in an internal party vote late Thursday.