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Tunisia was the first Arab country to throw off dictatorship during the Arab Spring of 2011 and it is the only one where the democratic revolution has lasted. But a weak economy has left many Tunisians disillusioned. On Sunday, they vote to choose a new parliament and Nahda, an Islamist party, is ahead in the polls, along with Nida Tunis, a secular party. Heba Saleh, who is in Tunis to cover the elections, spoke to Sayed Ferjani, one of Nahda’s leaders, about his party’s political hopes.

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