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Tunisian Deal Brings an End to Islamist Gov't

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

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 Gov't 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 Protest Islamist Govt.

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

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 Dies in 'Work Accident'

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

Protests After Tunisian 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: It 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 with 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

Jews 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

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 to Revive 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 Gov't

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

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 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 Opposition Head

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

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

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

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' 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 Mag Sued for 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

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

Al Qaeda: 'Kill American Diplomats' Over Video

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula called Saturday for Muslims around the world to murder American diplomats around the world. Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/15/2012, 11:30 PM

Anti-US Violence Spreads Across Mideast Region

Anti-American violence is spreading across the Middle East, with mobs rioting at US missions in Tunisia, Sudan and Morocco.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/13/2012, 1:41 PM

Teen Dies of Self-Immolation in Gaza

A teenager has died after self-immolating in Gaza to protest economic hardship in the Hamas terrorist-ruled region. Chana Ya'ar, 9/3/2012, 9:45 PM

French Councillor, Family Beaten in Tunisia

A French city council member says his family cut short a visit last week to Tunisia after being beaten because of their summer clothes. Chana Ya'ar, 8/23/2012, 10:48 AM

Tunisian Leadershp: 'No Normalization with Israel'

The leading party in Tunisia's government has reiterated its opposition to normalization of ties with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 5:36 PM

Former Tunisian Pres. Sentenced to Life in Prison

Tunisian court sentences former President Ben Ali to life in prison for his role in the deaths of protesters during last year's uprising.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 5:42 AM

Fierce Riots in Tunisia Over 'Insult' to Islam

Thousands of Tunisians rioted in their capital city Tuesday over an art exhibition they claimed posed an “insult” to Islam.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 9:47 AM

Tunisia to Extradite Libya's Ex-PM Back to Tripoli

Tunisia has agreed to extradite former Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi back to his homeland to face charges of treason.Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2012, 10:34 PM

Salafist Rally in Tunisia Amid Anti-Semitic Chants

Thousands of Salafists marched on Kairouan in Central Tunisia, chanting, “Jews, Jews, the army of Mohammed is back.” Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/22/2012, 9:23 AM

Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Fighters in Syria

It's a year and five months after Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, and five Tunisians have been killed – in the Syrian revolution, that is. Chana Ya'ar, 5/16/2012, 5:21 PM

Israel Raises Travel Warnings to Tunisia

Israel's National Security Council increased travel warnings to Tunisia following reports of attacks on Israeli or Jewish targets in countryRachel Hirshfeld, 5/7/2012, 4:39 PM

Israel Reiterates Travel Alert to Tunisia

Israel's National Counter-Terrorism Bureau has reiterated its travel advisory regarding Tunisia for the Lag B'Omer holiday.Chana Ya'ar, 5/3/2012, 7:27 PM

Tunisia: Protect Annual Jewish Piligrimage

Tunisia's tourism minister: the annual Jewish pilgrimage to Djerba should be maintained.Elad Benari, 4/18/2012, 10:11 AM

Tourism Trumps Islam in Tunisia

Tunis' Islamist government has decided its country's beaches and bars will remain open in an effort to revitalize the nation's economy.Gabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 9:24 PM

Tunisia: Governing Islamists Talking with Salafis

Head of Tunisia's governing Islamist party says he is in talks with Salafis who are pushing for Sharia to be part of the constitution.Elad Benari, 4/3/2012, 4:12 AM

Tunisia Rules Out Normalization with Israel

Head of Tunisia's Islamist party says the country cannot normalize ties with Israel. "Tunisians' problem is with Zionism."Elad Benari, 4/2/2012, 4:12 AM

Tunisia's Jews Sue Over Anti-Semitic Chants

Tunisia's Jewish community is making an official complaint regarding anti-Semitic slogans that were chanted at a protest held, on Sunday.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/29/2012, 4:59 PM

Tunisia Constitution to Reject Sharia

After weeks of protest and growing secular opposition, Tunisia's ruling Islamist party announced Sharia will not be enshrined in government.Gabe Kahn., 3/26/2012, 6:46 PM

Tunisia’s Opposition Uniting Against Islamists

The fractious opposition in Tunis is uniting in common cause against the ruling Islamist coalition.Gabe Kahn., 3/23/2012, 3:18 PM

Israelis Receive Travel Warning Ahead of Holidays

Counter-Terrorism Bureau issues travel warning to Israelis for the spring holidays. Sinai, Turkey, Tunisia, Nigeria especially dangerous.Elad Benari, 3/22/2012, 3:45 AM

Tunisia Offers Syria's Assad Asylum

In a bid to end the harsh crackdown on protesters in Syria, Tunisia has offered embattled President Bashar al-Assad a home in exile.Gabe Kahn., 2/29/2012, 1:16 AM