Tunisia

July 30, 2013

The Tunisian flag and the silhouette of soldiers (Shutterstock/Paul Stringer)
09:27 GMT

The soldiers were found with their throats cut, and had been stripped of their weapons and uniforms after an armed group ambushed them

Ali Laarayedh, Tunisia's Islamist Prime Minister (Wikimedia Commons)
06:57 GMT

In a defiant press conference, Larayedh promised to finish the constitution by October and hold elections on Dec. 17.

July 29, 2013

Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov will perform at Carthage Festival. (Image: Facebook)
09:02 GMT

The 49th International Festival of Carthage in Tunis promises to be a special one this year, as an Iranian band will be playing, joined by Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov.

July 28, 2013

Hind Sabri urges Tunisians to be aware of their country's political instability. (Image: Facebook)
13:15 GMT

Tunisia's political instability is keeping Tunisian actress Hind Sabri up at night. She now calls on her people to wake up and smell the coffee!

Tunisian soldiers salute as they load the coffin of assassinated opposition leader Mohammed Brahmi during his funeral procession on 27 July 2013 in Tunis. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
09:41 GMT

Tens of thousands of Tunisians turned out for the funeral of assassinated secular politician Mohammed Brahmi on Saturday, and called for the Islamist-led government to be toppled.

Tunisian mourners carry the coffin of assassinated opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi on Saturday. (AFP)
09:33 GMT

In the aftermath of the state funeral of Tunisian politician Mohamed Brahmi, the police used tear gas and force to break up protests in the south of the country.

July 27, 2013

TUNISIA, Tunis : Tunisian soldiers load the coffin of assassinated opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi as his funeral procession takes place under military escort on July 27, 2013 in Tunis. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
12:29 GMT

Crowds gather for funeral procession of assassinated opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi, calling for Tunisia's Islamist-led government to be overthrown.

July 26, 2013

TUNISIA, Tunis : A Tunisian protestor clashes with police in front of the interior ministry headquarters in Tunis following the assassination of leading opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi late on July 25, 2013.
15:05 GMT

Several thousand supporters of Ennahda government demonstrate in streets.

TUNISIA, Tunis : A combination of pictures made on July 26, 2013 shows a portrait of late Tunisian lawyer Chokri Belaid on November 20, 2012 (L) and a portrait of late Tunisian opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi on October 23, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / KHALIL / FETHI BELAID
14:15 GMT

Tunisia's Interior Minister said Friday that Opposition Leader Mohamed al-Brahimi was killed with the same gun as politician Chokri Belaid six months ago.

TUNISIA, Tunis : An ambulance, carrying the body of Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, drives to the Charles Nicile Hospital in Tunis before an autopsy after Brahmi was gunned down in front of his home on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
13:18 GMT

Tunisia's Interior Minister has said a member of the Salafist movement is behind Mohamed Brahmi's murder.

TUNISIA, Tunis : Tunisians shout slogans in front of the interior ministry headquarters following the assassination of leading opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi on July 25, 2013 in Tunis. AFP PHOTO / KHALIL
12:54 GMT

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has called for calm as angry protesters take to streets of Tunis following assassination of government opposition figure Thursday

Demonstrators hold a picture of slain opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi on July 25 in Tunis (AFP / Khalil)
09:45 GMT

Tunisia's largest trade union has called a general strike Friday, a day after an opposition politician was assassinated.

July 25, 2013

TUNISIA, ARIANA : Tunisians react outside a hospital after the killing of the opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi on July 25, 2013 in Ariana, outside Tunis. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
16:18 GMT

Thousands demonstrate in Tunis following assassination of Opposition Leader Mohamed Brahmi.

Mohamed Al Brahmi, courtesy of Al-Arabiya
14:15 GMT

Mohamed Al Brahmi of Tunisia's Democratic Patriots' Movement was shot dead outside his house Thursday.

July 16, 2013

Daring has a different meaning for Hind Sabri. (Image: Facebook)
11:00 GMT

Hind Sabri is a sweet character by nature, but in her professional life she's as daring as they get!