Tunisia

August 7, 2013

Tunisians chant slogans in front of the National Constituent Assembly on August 6, 2013 in Tunis. (AFP)
09:48 GMT

The recent suspension of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly has been called a coup by an Assembly member from Ennahda, the Tunisian ruling Islamist party.

August 4, 2013

Saber appeared with his daughter during a demonstration held at the Baroud Square in Tunisia accompanied by his business manager producer Ali Al Mawla and a number of scholars.
08:50 GMT

The celebrity, who has always taken care to shield his family from the press, crossed his own line, appearing in public with his daughter, but all for a good cause.

August 3, 2013

No Asma Al Manwar in Carthage this weekend!
09:00 GMT

Moroccan singer Asma Al Manwar turned down the Carthage Festival invite to show props to the all the lives lost in Tunisia.

August 2, 2013

TUNISIA, KASSERINE : (FILES) A picture taken on June 11, 2013 shows Tunisian soldiers patroling in the Mount Chaambi region where the Tunisian army has been tracking militants the government says are veterans of the Islamist rebellion in northern Mali with links to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.  AFP PHOTO/ABDERRAZEK KHLIFI
11:13 GMT

The Tunisian army has launched a massive land and air operation against Islamist militants near the Algerian border.

July 30, 2013

Tunisians protest after the death of Mohammad Brahimi last week. (AFP)
13:35 GMT

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh has spoken out against claims that the Islamist led cabinet may resign.

Nawel Ben Kraiem's virant smile and beautiful voice kept Cairo's audiences energized. (Image: Facebook)
10:19 GMT

At a time when Egypt is facing major political instability, Tunisian singer Nawel Ben Kraiem travelled from France to Cairo to brighten up their day.

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.