Tunisian MPs recite the Fatiha, the opening Surat (brief chapter) of the Koran, during a meeting at the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) as part of the debates on a new constitution on January 23, 2014, in Tunis. (AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID)
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Tunisia's national assembly on Thursday finished approving all articles of the country's new constitution just over three years after their uprising ousted autocratic leader Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.Tunisia's new constitution, which assembly members will shortly vote on once more to approve fully, is widely praised as a sign of progress among the countries who toppled long-standing leaders in the 2011 "Arab Spring" uprisings. Tunisia's new charter and the small North African country's compromise between Islamist and secular leaders is seen as an example of political transition after the 2011 revolts.
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