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The interior ministry said other gunmen had fled, and that two policemen were wounded by shots to their legs.
The Egyptian Embassy in Tunisia is currently making efforts to try to return the boat and crew back to Egypt
Two veterans dominate the crisis-hit political scene in the North African country, where people under the age of 30 account for 51% of the population.
Islamists across the Arab World decry court’s legitimacy
A quantity of TNT and ammonium nitrate substances frequently used in homemade explosives were also found
AFP – Protesters on Thursday torched the office of Tunisia’s ruling Islamists in the town of Kef, where a policeman killed in fighting with suspected jihadists is to be buried, an AFP photographer reported. The walls of the building were burned and equipment inside it destroyed, with witnesses saying that protesters had ransacked the office …
Prime minister’s speech as clashes between security forces and gunmen rocked the central Sidi Bouzid region, leaving at least six policemen dead
Protesters demand the resignation of Tunisia’s Islamist-led government, ahead of a national dialogue aimed at ending months of political deadlock.
Russia criticized the Saudis’ “strange” decision but the conservative kingdom got a more understanding reaction from its western allies.
The document foresees the nomination of an independent prime minister by the end of next week, who would then have two weeks to form a cabinet.
The defence had asked for a doctor to conduct a psychiatric examination of the woman.
Ambassador recalled following Tunisian president’s UNGA address amid condemnation of it in Egypt
The country’s largest union confederation called on the Islamists and the secular opposition to agree on a date next week for a “national dialogue” aimed at ending a crisis sparked by the murder of a prominent opposition MP in July.
Presidency condemn Tunisian president’s address to UNGA
Tunisia called for releasing Morsi to ease the political tension in Egypt
The Ennahda party had issued a statement on Friday saying it accepted the blueprint for the formation of a government of independents and a national dialogue to finalise a new constitution and clear the way for elections.
Several dozen journalists and lawyers prevented police from executing the order, by blocking access to the judge’s office.
By Maria Glenna Tunis – The suspension of Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly on 7 August once again prompted comparisons between Tunisia and Egypt by political analysts and the media, asking if Tunisia will devolve into the violence we have recently seen in Egypt. It is true that there are similarities between Egypt and Tunisia. Both …
Egyptian basketball team qualifies for FIBA World Cup 2014, but fails to win FIBA Africa Championship.
“All negotiations without the dissolution of the government are a waste of time,” a representative of the National Salvation Front said
AFP- Supporters and opponents of Tunisia’s Islamist-led government were expected to flood the streets of the capital in rival rallies Tuesday marking national women’s day, after a bid to resolve a weeks-old crisis foundered. The government led by the Islamist Ennahda party and its detractors have been locked in a bitter feud sparked by the murder …
Tunisian armed forces spokesperson said the assault was mounted after clashes on Thursday night between soldiers and “a terrorist group”
The supporters of Brahmi, who included members of his family, took part in the procession, in the absence of representatives of the government led by the Islamist Ennahda party.
Brahmi was killed with the same weapon used to murder Chokri Belaid in February: Tunisian Interior Minister
Opposition figure and MP Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead by unknown gunmen outside his home
By Ronald Meinardus To understand the unfolding politics of post 30 June Egypt, it is useful to follow developments on three distinct policy levels. First, there is the level of the implementation of the new order’s roadmap. This is an extremely ambitious, I would even say unrealistic, timetable to get Egypt back to democratically legitimised …
By Hussein Ibish, Now News The upheaval in Egypt inevitably produced a torrent of American commentary, a great deal of which was cliched, glib or simply banal. But four articles stand out as particularly instructive examples of how not to write or think about change in Egypt and the broader Arab world. The most insidious …
Foreign ministry expresses “wonder” at official statements from Tunisia
General call for prompt investigations, FJP calls for international intervention
By Nicholas Gjorvad While part two discussed what factors will shape Islamist parties in the future, part three will focus specifically on the future of the Muslim Brotherhood which has become an increasingly popular topic in the last few days. At this juncture, the future of the Brotherhood is dependent upon a myriad of factors …