Ennahda, the Tunisia's Islamist party has claimed its victory in the country's first democratic elections. Official results are expected on Tuesday, but provisional results suggest that Ennahda will win most votes while falling short of a majority. Its main rival, the secular centre-left PDP party, has admitted defeat, reported BBC.
Tunisia's transition from authoritarian rule has been largely peaceful, as compared to its eastern neighbour Libya.
Tunisia was the first Arab nations where current Arab uprising was started.