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Tunisia's Ennahda party faces more assassination allegations

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi is threatening to sue the Ennahda political party, which was recently accused of planning in 2013 to assassinate him and the French president.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, center, shares a toast with French prime minister Manuel Valls, left, as French President Francois Hollande, right, looks on, at the start of a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Tuesday April 7. 2015. Tunisian President Behi Caid Essebsi is on a two-day state visit in France.       REUTERS/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool - LR2EB471HITYT
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TUNIS, Tunisia — Allegations are flying in Tunisia as the president and a political party have exchanged perceived threats, and a group investigating assassinations dropped a bombshell of speculation. 

In a Nov. 29 speech to the Tunisian National Security Council in Carthage, President Beji Caid Essebsi accused the Ennahda political party of personally threatening him. He said he will not let this threat pass and will resort to the judiciary in this regard.

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