In Tunisia, Prime Minister, Mohamed Ghannouchi has announced his government of national unity.
Three ministers of the ruling RCD party will keep their posts. The Minister of the Interior, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Finance Minister all retain their portfolios.
Opposition leader Majib Chebbi has been handed the post of Minister for Regional Government, two other opposition leaders have been also been given ministerial jobs.
Analysts have expressed fears that the inclusion of any former ministers may not satisfy the protesters.