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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 …
By Nicholas Gjorvad Today’s article explores the issues which face Islamists going forward. As part one pointed out, the setbacks that Islamist parties in the Middle East have recently experienced can largely be attributed to the instances of over-ambitious and unilateral moves of Islamist leaders in power. In light of the pushback from opposition groups, …
By Nicholas Gjorvad This is the first of three articles discussing the future of Islamism in Egypt and the Middle East. Today’s article will review the various setbacks of Islamist parties in the region not long after impressive electoral victories. Part two will explore the path that Islamism takes from here and whether the Islamist …
Several cases relating to the freedom of expression have sparked outrage in the North African country since Ennahda’s rise to power
Mount Chaambi is in rugged area close to the border with Algeria where the Tunisian military has been hunting Qaeda-linked militants
Amina Sboui, better known by her pseudonym Tyler, will be charged under the “criminal conspiracy” section of the penal code
Human Rights Watch says Arabs fought for freedom, yet have so far failed to protect freedom of speech
Ansar al-Sharia had urged its supporters to travel to the venue in groups in a bid to get past police.
Abu Iyadh, whose real name is Seif Allah Ibn Hussein, is accused of organising numerous acts of violence and has been on the run since September, after an attack by Islamist protesters on the US embassy in September in which four of them died.
Tunisians protested on Friday against “terrorism” after the government said two wanted jihadist groups had ties with Al-Qaeda.
By James M. Dorsey Football is defeating efforts by wealthy Gulf States to impregnate themselves against the wave of protests that have swept the Middle East and North Africa in the past two years and sparked a brutal civil war in Syria. Once a prince’s uncontested playing ground that allowed royals to curry favour, strengthen …
Troops clashed with around 50 armed jihadists in the remote Mount Chaambi border region last Wednesday
Jabbeur Mejri and his co-defendant Ghazi Beji, who fled abroad, were sentenced in a closed hearing in March 2012 to seven and half years in jail
By Hernando De Soto The protests that toppled governments were fueled by anger over the lack of a basic element in market economies Al Qaeda is resurgent in Mali, Algeria and beyond. Violent turmoil and anti-Western hostility are rising in the Middle East and North Africa. Two years after the Arab Spring, it would be easy …
The facebook page of Tunisia’s interior ministry are published the photos of five Islamists wanted for the assassination of Chokri Belaid
D-CAF presents an Algerian play that discusses the concept of self-immolation, corruption and the human spirit