Tunisia's Parliament Protests Recognition of Israeli Passport

Tunisia's parliament to question tourism minister over a decision allowing Israelis to use their passports to enter the country.Elad Benari, 4/24/2014, 4:15 AM

Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

Possible anti-Semitic attack occurred on the eve of Pesach, and just one month before annual Jewish El-Ghriba pilgrimage.Ari Soffer, 4/16/2014, 6:00 PM

Watch: Tunisian President Visits Jewish Exhibition

Tunisia’s President, Moncef Marzouki, visits a Jewish exhibition about Purim, expresses his support for the Jewish community.Elad Benari, 3/20/2014, 6:15 AM

Tunisian Minister Denies Discrimination Against Israelis

Tunisia's tourism minister denies that Israeli tourists who were prevented from entering the country had been discriminated against.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/14/2014, 11:39 PM

Cruise Operator Cancels Tunisia Stops After Israelis Are Barred

Norwegian Cruise Line will no longer make port calls in Tunisia after Israelis were barred from entering the country.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 3:45 AM

Israelis on a Cruise Refused Entry to Tunisia

Israeli tourists aboard a cruise ship prevented from entering Tunisia during a port call, due to "a procedural problem."Elad Benari, 3/11/2014, 2:45 AM

Tunisian Pardoned Over Caricatures of Mohammed

Tunisian jailed since 2012 for posting caricatures of the prophet Mohammed online receives a pardon.Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 5:44 AM

Iran: 'Enemies of Islam Conspiring Against Us'

Iranian speaker of parliament gives interview in Tunisian media claiming West, Israel 'conspiring' against Muslims.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 9:18 PM

Iranian Speaker: Israel is a 'Cancer' in the Region

American delegation walks out of ceremony in honor of Tunisia's constitution after Iranian lawmaker slams the U.S. and Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2014, 8:55 PM

Tunisian Minister Resigns Over Trip to Israel

A trip to Israel in 2006 forced Tunisia’s new Tourism Minister to resign just hours after she was sworn in.Elad Benari, 1/31/2014, 5:14 AM

Tunisia Approves New Constitution

Tunisia's national assembly approves new constitution, three years after the overthrow of ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 5:44 AM

Tunisia's Islamist Prime Minister Officially Resigns

Tunisia's Prime Minister resigns as part of a plan to end months of political deadlock.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 5:43 AM

Tunisia: 'Only a Muslim Can Be President'

Tunisian Parliament passes law stating that Islam is state religion - and as such, President can only be Muslim as a 'good citizen.'Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2014, 10:11 PM

Tunisian Parties Choose Leader for Interim Government

Tunisia's political parties choose Industry Minister Mehdi Jomaa to head an interim government of independent figures.Elad Benari, 12/15/2013, 6:19 AM

Tunisian Rapper Jailed For 'Insulting Police'

'Weld El 15' went on run in August after 21-month sentence without trial, now turns self in and sentenced 4-months.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2013, 8:05 AM

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Tunisia's Capital

Man sets himself on fire outside a government building in Tunis, in an incident reminiscent of one which set off the Arab Spring.Elad Benari, 11/12/2013, 5:45 AM

Tunisia: Tennis Cup Ban for Boycotting Israeli

Tennis Federation shows unusual resolve, bans Tunisia from Davis Cup after tennis player Jaziri pressed to forfeit match against Israeli.Ari Yashar, 11/4/2013, 1:35 PM

Tunisian Parties Begin Negotiations

National dialogue in Tuninsia aims to end deadlock between the Islamist-led government and the mainly secular opposition.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/25/2013, 10:44 PM

Tunisia: Protesters Torch Office of Islamist Ruling Party

The office of Tunisia’s ruling Islamist party in the town of Kef torched by angry protesters, as unrest in the country continues.Elad Benari, 10/25/2013, 2:12 AM

Tunisia: 7 Officers Killed in Clashes with Islamists

At least seven police officers have been killed in Tunisia in clashes with Islamist terrorists in the central region of Sidi Bouzid.Elad Benari, 10/24/2013, 3:44 AM

Al Qaeda Chief Blames Rival Islamists for Setbacks

Al Qaeda leader blames "moderate" Islamists in Egypt and Tunisia as being responsible for major political setbacks.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/13/2013, 1:24 PM

Tunisian Political Deal Brings an End to Islamist Government

Tunisia's political rivals have agreed on a timetable for the Islamist coalition to quit and be replaced by a government of independents.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 6:31 AM

Al Qaeda Fighter Extradited to US on Terror Charges

A Tunisian man jailed in Belgium in 2003 for planning to attack a NATO air base has been extradited to the US to face further charges.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/4/2013, 10:48 AM

Tunisian Activists Blast Government 'Harassment' of Jews

Ancient Jewish community of Djerba is "fed up with being used by politicians" to showcase "coexistence," whilst facing attacks.Ari Soffer, 10/2/2013, 10:10 PM

Tunisia: Islamist Government Agrees to Step Down

Tunisia’s Islamist-led government to be replaced by caretaker government following talks with secular opposition.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2013, 12:52 PM

Tunisia: Tens of Thousands Call on Islamist Government to Leave

Largest protest in weeks as tens of thousands call for the Islamist-led government to step down.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 1:23 PM

Tunisian Opposition Attracting More Protesters than Islamists

The Islamist party which rules Tunisia is losing the battle on the streets, as it attracts fewer and fewer protesters.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 4:13 AM

Tunisian Terrorist Kills Himself in Gaza-Style 'Work Accident'

Terrorists in Gaza aren't the only ones who experience “work accidents” when constructing bombsDavid Lev, 8/4/2013, 10:05 PM

Tunisia: Protests Erupt After Opposition Leader Killed

Mohammed Brahmi is the second politician to be assassinated this year. Protesters chant "down with the rule of the Islamists"Ari Soffer, 7/25/2013, 7:26 PM

Tunisian President: What Happened in Egypt Won't Happen Here

Tunisia’s President Moncef Marzouki rules out the risk of Tunisia's elected authorities being deposed.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 3:14 AM

Tunisian Activists Hope for 'Jasmine Revolution II'

Tunisian activists say they will attempt to replicate Egypt’s second revolution with one of their own, but it is unlikely they'll succeed.Chana Ya'ar, 7/4/2013, 12:54 PM

Tunisia: 1 Dead in Clashes Between Security Forces and Salafists

Security forces and Salafists fight street battles in Tunis, with one protester killed and 15 policemen wounded. Elad Benari, 5/20/2013, 3:43 AM

Hundreds Complete Annual Pilgrimage to Africa's Oldest Synagoge

Hundreds of Jewish worshippers completed an annual pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue, amid heightened security. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2013, 10:21 AM

Annual Pilgrimage at Tunisia Begins with Tight Security

Pilgrims arrive at Tunisia's Ghriba synagogue amid tight security, with reinforcements deployed around Djerba.Arutz Sheva North America, 4/26/2013, 11:00 PM

Tunisian Jews Hope for High Attendance at Annual Pilgrimage

Organizers of a pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue in Djerba are hoping for a revival this year after a slump in attendance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2013, 5:12 AM

Tunisia's Ousted President Gets Another Jail Term

Tunisia's deposed president, Ben Ali, given a five-year jail term absentia for corruption, adding to two previous life sentences.Elad Benari, 4/17/2013, 6:45 AM

Women Burn ‘Flag of Islam’ in Paris

Arab women burn ‘flag of Islam’ in France to protest against gender oppression in the Muslim world. Maayana Miskin, 4/5/2013, 11:58 AM

Tunisia's PM Resigns After Failing to Form New Government

Tunisia's Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigns after failing to form a non-partisan government to end a political crisis.Elad Benari, 2/20/2013, 2:16 AM

Israeli Officials Concerned Over Fate of Tunisian Jews

Israeli officials have expressed serious concerns over the safety of the Jewish community in Tunisia, in the wake of unrest in the countryDavid Lev, 2/14/2013, 3:08 PM

France to Expel Radical Islamist Imams 'In Coming Days'

French government will be deporting several radical Muslim clerics in an effort to counter the rising tide of “global jihadism"Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/11/2013, 9:33 AM

Tunisia: Clashes During Funeral of Murdered Opposition Leader

Police clash with protesters during the funeral of opposition leader whose murder plunged Tunisia into new post-revolt turmoil.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/8/2013, 9:33 PM

Tunisian President Postpones Gaza Visit

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has postponed his visit to Gaza until March after talks with PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 1/28/2013, 6:44 AM

Tunisia Releases Suspect in Benghazi Attack

A court in Tunis ordered the release of Ali Hamzi, a Tunisian suspected of involvement in the terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya.Elad Benari, 1/8/2013, 4:46 AM

Tunisian Cleric Denies He Called to Kill All Jews

Tunisian cleric Ahmad Al-Suhayli denies allegations that he called Jews "apes" and wished for them to be wiped out.Elad Benari, 12/25/2012, 5:13 AM

Tunisian Imam Accused of Inciting Hatred Against Jews

Tunisian group for minorities has lodged a complaint against an imam, accusing him of inciting hatred against Jews in a fiery sermon. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/20/2012, 3:15 AM

Tunisian Cleric Says Jews are Apes

A Tunisian cleric recently referred to Jews as “prophet slayers and apes” and prayed for Allah to annihilate them.Elad Benari, 12/7/2012, 6:45 AM

Post-Revolution Tunisians Return to Rioting

Nearly two years after the Jasmine Revolution brought down the government, Tunisians are still not satisfied. Rioting renewed this week.Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 9:23 AM

Tunisians to Sue Israel over Killing of Terrorist

Two lawyers from Tunisia plan to sue Israel for the 1988 assassination of terrorist Abu Jihad, who was a deputy to Yasser Arafat. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/5/2012, 2:24 PM

Libyans, Tunisia Cop Planned Kidnapping Jew

A gang of Libyans and a Tunisian police officer planned to kidnap a young Jew as hostage for ransom. Official claims 'no religious intent.'Chana Ya'ar, 11/4/2012, 8:38 AM

Tunisia: 5 Arrested in Plot to Kidnap Jew

Four Libyans, Tunisian policeman suspected of plotting to kidnap a young Jew and hold him for ransom.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2012, 7:42 PM

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency Due to Islamist Attacks

Radical Islamist attacks have prompted Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki to extend the country's state of emergency through January.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2012, 1:12 PM

France Expels Anti-Semitic Tunisian Imam

France expels Mohammed Hammami, an imam accused of anti-Semitism and of calling to "violent jihad" against women.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 5:46 AM

Tunisian Leader Planning Slow Islamist Takeover

Hidden camera video shows Rashid al-Ghannushi advising Salafists on taking control of state.Gil Ronen, 10/29/2012, 10:14 AM

Dangerous to Oppose 'Moderate' Islamist Tunisian Gov't

A video shows an opposition party official was dragged along the ground and beaten to death by a pro-government mob in Tunisia last week. Chana Ya'ar, 10/21/2012, 2:08 PM

US Urges Tunisia to Charge Embassy Attackers

The U.S. government has urged Tunisia to bring those who attacked the American Embassy to trial.Chana Ya'ar, 10/14/2012, 3:44 PM

Children's Magazine Sued for Homemade Molotov Cocktail Guide

A Tunisian children’s magazine is facing a lawsuit for publishing detailed, step-by-step instruction guide on how to make Molotov cocktails.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/10/2012, 4:13 PM

Tunisia Bans Friday Protests Following Mohammed Cartoons

Tunisia to ban all demonstrations on Friday, after receiving a tip-off about preparations for violence over cartoons of Mohammed.Elad Benari, 9/21/2012, 4:14 AM