Tourism Trumps Islam in TunisiaTunis' Islamist government has decided its country's beaches and bars will remain open in an effort to revitalize the nation's economy.
Tunisia's Governing Islamists Admit Talks with SalafisHead of Tunisia's governing Islamist party says he is in talks with Salafis who are pushing for Sharia to be part of the constitution.
Tunisia Rules Out Normalization of Ties with IsraelHead of Tunisia's Islamist party says the country cannot normalize ties with Israel. "Tunisians' problem is with Zionism."
Tunisia's Jews Sue Over Anti-Semitic ChantsTunisia's Jewish community is making an official complaint regarding anti-Semitic slogans that were chanted at a protest held, on Sunday.
Tunisia Constitution to Reject ShariaAfter weeks of protest and growing secular opposition, Tunisia's ruling Islamist party announced Sharia will not be enshrined in government.
Tunisia’s Secular Opposition Uniting Against IslamistsThe fractious opposition in Tunis is uniting in common cause against the ruling Islamist coalition.
Israelis Receive Travel Warning Ahead of Spring HolidaysCounter-Terrorism Bureau issues travel warning to Israelis for the spring holidays. Sinai, Turkey, Tunisia, Nigeria especially dangerous.
Tunisia Offers Syria's Assad AsylumIn a bid to end the harsh crackdown on protesters in Syria, Tunisia has offered embattled President Bashar al-Assad a home in exile.
Egyptian Report: Mossad Operating Spy Network in TunisiaEgyptian research institute claims the Israeli Mossad is operating a spy network in Tunisia, in collaboration with U.S. intelligence.
Fatah Leader Snubs Tunisia CelebrationFatah/PLO/PA head Mahmoud Abbas is skipping the celebration of Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, citing prior commitments. It's a direct snub.
Tunisia's Islamic Leadership Nixes Anti-Semitic ChantsTunisia's Islamic leadership has condemned anti-Semitic chants by radical Muslims, greeting visiting Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh.
Haniyeh Promises ‘Difficult Days’ for IsraelHamas' Gaza Prime Minister in Tunisia: We will not a cede a single part of Palestine and won't recognize Israel.
Tunisia Seeks Fair Trial for Former Libyan PMTunisia’s president: We'll extradite former Libyan Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi if he is guaranteed a fair trial.
Tunisia Presents New Coalition CabinetModerate Islamist party to run most of Tunisia's ministries in new Cabinet announced Thursday.
Tunisia's President Calls on Jews to ReturnTunisia’s newly elected president: Tunisia’s Jews are full-fledged citizens. Anyone who left is welcome to return.
Tunisian Muslims Ask Jews to RemainMuslims in Tunisia bristled at an Israeli minister’s call for its Jews to move to Israel. ”Jews enjoy their rights.”
Indonesian Student to Ignite Another Jasmine Revolution?Could an Indonesian student ignite a second "Jasmine Revolution" after immolating himself in front of the presidential palace in Jakarta?
Tunisia Protests Enter Day Four During Constitutional TalksElections were held, but there's only limited calm in the nation that ignited the region's "Arab Spring" - and now Day 4 of protests.
Tunisia Extends State of EmergencyThe nation that gave birth to the Jasmine Revolution and the Arab Spring has just extended its state of emergency for the rest of the year.
Tunisia: Islamist Party Big Electoral WinnerThe Islamist Ennahda Party won 41% of the seats in Tunisia's first electoral contest since the country initiated the Arab Spring uprising.
Tunisia's Islamist Party Promises to Welcome All FaithsThe leader of Tunisia’s newly-elected Islamist party: We'll keep the moderation and not exclude anyone.
Tunisia Continues Extradition Battle Over Former Libyan PMTunisia has become the latest battleground over the fate of one of Libya's former leaders -- ex-Prime Minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi.
Tunisia Issues Arrest Warrant for Yasser Arafat's WidowTunisia has issued a warrant for the arrest of Suha Arafat, the widow of former PLO Chairman and chief terrorist Yasser Arafat.
Tunisia Frees Former Libyan PM, Denies NTC Extradition RequestTunisia has freed former Libyan prime minister Mahmoudi and denied a request by the country's new government to extradite him for trial.
Islamist Party Claims Victory in TunisiaA moderate Islamist party is claiming victory in Tunisia's first ever democratic election. Official results not yet known.
Tunisia Goes to the Polls First Time EverThe nation whose "Jasmine Revolution" launched the Arab Spring in the Middle East is holding its first free national elections today.
Erdogan: No Free Movement for Israel in E. MediterraneanTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells Tunisians "Israel will not be able to move in the eastern Mediterranean as it wishes."
Tunisian Police Stage 'Jasmine Revolution' IITunisian police may be staging their own "Jasmine Revolution" in a protest against the interim prime minister.
Turkish PM to Tour 'Arab Spring' Nations as Israel Ties WeakenTurkish Prime Minister Tayyip Recep Erdogan is planning a tour of Arab nations that overthrew their leaders as ties with Israel wind down.
Confirmed: Secret Talks in DjerbaLibyan rebels continue to meet secretly in Djerba for talks with representatives of dictator Muammar Qaddafi hoping to end the war.
Former Tunisia Security Chief Begs Forgiveness in CourtFormer Tunisian security chief Ali al-Seriati begged the forgiveness of the Tunisian people Wednesday while appearing in court.
Tunisia Heating Up: 14-Yr-Old Killed in ProtestA young teen was killed in the wee hours of Monday morning in a violent demonstration in Tunisia, and two other protesters were seriously wounded.
Tunisian Unrest Continues: Police Station TorchedProtesters torched a police station in a western suburb of the Tunisian capital as unrest continues in the North African country.
'Democratic' Tunisia's New Gov't Bans Ties With IsraelOne of the first acts of Tunisia's new government was to ban normalization of ties with Israel under its new constitution.
Tunisian Dictator Sentenced in Absentia to 35 Years in PrisonFormer Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was sentenced in absentia Tuesday by a judge in the capital, Tunis, to 35 years in prison.
Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions in AidThe United States, Qatar and the World Bank are among those pledging billions in aid to Egypt. Tunisia to get help as well.
Libyan Civil War Spills Into TunisiaLibya's civil war is spilling over into Tunisia -- especially into Djerba, where most of Tunisia's Jews are living.
First Time in Centuries: A Quiet Lag B'Omer in DjerbaLag B'Omer celebrations were quiet for the first time this year in Djerba, where security precautions took precedence over simcha (joy).
2 Al Qaeda Suspects Arrested in TunisiaTunisian authorities have arrested two suspected Al Qaeda terrorists. They were carrying a suicide bomber's belt and several bombs.
Fourth Day of Renewed Anti-Gov't Riots in TunisiaAnti-government riots continued Sunday and Monday in Tunisia. One person was killed and scores were arrested.
Tunisia: Jasmine Revolution, Part II?Tunis and surrounds are back under curfew after three days of protests appeared to renew the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.
Special Aid for New Olim from Tunisia ApprovedAs the Jewish situation in Tunisia worsens, dozens of families will receive special assistance worth over 30,000 shekels each.
Another New Tunisian Government Sworn InTunisia's interim president swore in its third new government since the overthrow of long-time leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in January.
Tunisia's President Sets Election Date Amid ResignationsFollowing the resignation of Tunisia's prime minister and three other ministers, interim President Mebazza sets elections for July 24th.
3 Dead as Riots Continue in TunisiaThree are dead as violence continues in Tunisia, with protesters demanding the ouster of the government that replaced their deposed president.
Tunisian Women's Rights in Jeopardy?The decades-old luxury of women's rights in Tunisia, a unique phenomenon in the Arab world, may be in jeopardy.
A7 Exclusive: Tunisian Protesters Shouted 'Death to the Jews!'Local source tells INN: Protesters demanding ouster of their new unity government in Tunisia are now beginning to call for "Death to the Jews."
Russia Reacts to Development in the MediterraneanSome Russians are drawing comparisons between the revolts in the Arab world and their situation.
Anti-Jewish Demo Raises Fears for Tunisian JewsIslamists in Tunisia hold an anti-Jewish rally outside the main synagogue. Country's Jews raise security fears.
Italy Catches the Fallout from Tunisian RevolutionItaly is trying to cope with an immigration wave from Tunisia touched off by the regime change and the ensuing confusion
Experts Warn: Arab Protest Buyoffs may Prolong PovertyArab leaders try to counter protests with financial incentives, experts warn the “buyoffs” may cause long-term poverty and instability.
New Violence in Tunisia May Seal Fate of Muslim RevolutionFive people were killed in Tunisia the past five days. An upsurge of violence threatens to turn the revolution for freedom into a state of anarchy.
Egyptian, Tunisian Quality of Life Drops, But GDP RisesFor the past five years the quality of life for Egyptians and Tunisians has deteriorated -- but the economy in both countries has improved.
Gangs in Tunisia Burn Torah Scroll, Set Synagogue on FireGangs in Tunisia set a synagogue on fire, burned a Torah scroll and damaged four-Jewish owned cars Monday night. No injuries were reported.
ElBaradei Returns to Egypt, Hopes for Mubarak OusterFormer IAEA head Mohammed ElBaradei returned to Egypt Thursday from Vienna to lead protests calling for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
Mideast Expert: Tunisia a Symptom of IslamicizationThe revolt in Tunisia and riots in Egypt are symptoms of a worrying trend in the Middle East, says expert David Bukai.
Three Dead as Protesters, Police Clash in EgyptTwo protesters and one policeman die as protests in Egypt turn violent.