In elections Sunday, Tunisians chose members of an assembly that will write a new constitution for the country, nine months after Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted amid protests. In early counting Monday, a moderate Islamist group was poised to win the most seats.
1986 Tunisian President Habib Ben Ali Bourguiba, right, shakes hands in Tunis with his prime minister, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. Bourguiba ruled Tunisia from 1957 until November 1987 after leading the country to independence from France in 1956. AFP/Getty Images Buy Photo