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Tunisia tightens security ahead of parliamentary elections

Tunisia will hold parliamentary elections this weekend.Voters will elect the 217-member assembly that will chose a new prime minister to lead the government to replace Tunisia's caretaker administration. Presidential elections will take place next month. There are some 1300 lists for parties, alliances and candidates. Ikbel Achour is in Tunis, working on election monitoring issues. She joins us to discuss the candidates, the electoral process and what’s at stake for the country. (photo: Members of the Tunisian National Guard take positions as they secure the scene of a shooting in the Oued Ellil suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Aimen Zine))

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