Elyes Fakhfakh, a former employee of the French energy company Total, was recently chosen by the Tunisian President to form the new government. Fakhfakh has a month to form a coalition capable of winning a confidence vote in parliament
The Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zubidi were replaced by Sabri Bashtobji, the former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and Karim Jamoussi, the former Justice Minister.
Iraq - The vote on the eight remaining cabinet positions has been delayed until Thursday after the loss of quorum in the Iraqi Council of Representatives. Tuesday's session was marred by boycotts and a scuffle between MPs.
A compromise candidate, Adel Abdul Mahdi, has 30 days to form a cabinet and present it to parliament for approval. His designation ends the months-long political deadlock in Iraq following the May elections.
Iraq's parliamentary elections set for May 12 will indirectly decide on a new prime minister and president. This is the fourth parliamentary elections since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq and the first since the liberation from ISIS.