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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'”
The deal allows free-travel between the first three North African states to successfully toppled their entrenched governments
Finance Minister Hussein Dimassi cites Ennahda nepotism as reason for resignation
In Tunisia, a new political challenge faces Tunisian lawmakers but the people may get to have the final say in the matter.
Even before the recent clashes, artists say they have regularly been the target of religious hardliners in post- revolution Tunisia. And they are surprised that the more moderate regime that replaced Ben Ali has not defended the nation’s artists.
The Ennahda or Renaissance Islamist party is likely to re-elect current leader Rashid Al-Ghannushi
By Lotfi Radhouane Chebil TUNIS: Recently at a university in Tunis, a female student approached her professor after class and told him that she had decided to wear the niqab, which covers the female body, face and head, to class. After some discussion on the topic, the professor said that he respected her decision and …