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President Moncef Marzouki, Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali and parliamentary speaker Mustapha Ben Jaafar saluted the national flag at an early-morning ceremony in Tunis to mark the occasion.
Ben Guerdane, around 30km from the border, has witnessed sporadic unrest since Sunday, fuelled by Tripoli’s decision to close the Ras Jdir border crossing in early September for security reasons.
Tunisia’s economic recovery has been hampered by persistent insecurity and the crisis in Europe fuelling the anger and frustration of many young Tunisians
Much of Tunisia’s interior suffers from a chronic lack of development
More than 250 people wounded
Tunisia’s ruling Ennahda party and others are demanding the “criminalisation of normalised relations” with Israel be written into the country’s new constitution
Militants attacked two national guard posts in the Tunis suburb of Manouba on Tuesday night after police arrested a Salafist suspected of assaulting the head of the area’s public security brigade
Openness, moderation and higher human values: Tunisian constitutional interpretation of Islam vastly different to Egyptian
The case was brought against Chourabi by a man who claimed he was the victim of a “moral offence” because of the alleged incident
Various issues have occupied considerable space in Egyptian columns. While some commentators criticise the staunch determination of Salafis to impose their own interpretation of Shari’a, others reject the sympathy expressed by some of Egypt’s intelligentsia with the alleged anti-Islamist coup d’état in Tunisia. The incident of the brutal detainment and humiliating treatment of the political …
Committee to establish an Arab social democratic forum aimed at training and aiding social democratic parties in the post-Arab Spring world
The anniversary of Tunisia’s historic elections comes at a time of heightened political tensions between the ruling coalition and the opposition.
Supporters of the leftist coalition the Popular Front shouted slogans such as: “The people want to regime to fall!” and “Jobs, freedom, dignity!”
Elections scheduled for 23 June, 7 July 2013
Tunisia govt responsible for police impunity
Ghannouchi said that from now on the security forces would deal firmly with any breaches of public order.
Yemen and Sudan refuse deployment of Marines
“We don’t want police mentality in our newspaper”
Ennahda party criticised for failing to fulfill torture abolition promises
“Ekbes” group organises protest, calls for cleansing Tunisia’s institutions
Egyptian fishermen continue escaping life conditions through water
Friday protests demand greater action against old regime
Marzouki slams Ennahda, affirms his commitment to women’s rights
Trial symbolizes an affront to freedom of expression and fair trials
Salafists protest against cultural events deemed as ‘un-Islamic’
Tunis (AFP) — Tunisia’s new constitution will not be adopted before February 2013, the head of the drafting committee said on Tuesday, after earlier announcing that it would be delayed until April. “I believe that in all reality there can be no final reading of the constitution before February 2013,” Habib Kheder, who is also …
Roughly 6,000 protesters, mostly female, took to the streets of Tunis
Six protesters injured in anti-government protest in Sidi Bouzid
Rights group: “The draft bill would provide prison terms and fines for broadly worded offenses such as insulting or mocking the ‘sanctity of religion'”