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

'Kill American Diplomats' Over Video, Al Qaeda Urges

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 for Summer Clothes

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 Leadership: '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 President 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 Artistic '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

Radical Islamic 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 Arrive 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 Prior to Lag B'Omer

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's Tourism Minister: 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's Governing Islamists Admit Talks 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 of Ties 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 Secular 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 Spring 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

Egyptian Report: Mossad Operating Spy Network in Tunisia

Egyptian research institute claims the Israeli Mossad is operating a spy network in Tunisia, in collaboration with U.S. intelligence.Elad Benari, 2/14/2012, 6:44 AM

Fatah Leader Snubs Tunisia Celebration

Fatah/PLO/PA head Mahmoud Abbas is skipping the celebration of Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, citing prior commitments. It's a direct snub.Chana Ya'ar, 1/12/2012, 11:42 AM

Tunisia's Islamic Leadership Nixes Anti-Semitic Chants

Tunisia's Islamic leadership has condemned anti-Semitic chants by radical Muslims, greeting visiting Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh. Chana Ya'ar, 1/9/2012, 7:22 PM

Haniyeh Promises ‘Difficult Days’ for Israel

Hamas' Gaza Prime Minister in Tunisia: We will not a cede a single part of Palestine and won't recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 1/9/2012, 5:15 AM

Tunisia Seeks Fair Trial for Former Libyan PM

Tunisia’s president: We'll extradite former Libyan Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi if he is guaranteed a fair trial.Elad Benari, 1/3/2012, 7:56 AM

Tunisia Presents New Coalition Cabinet

Moderate Islamist party to run most of Tunisia's ministries in new Cabinet announced Thursday.Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 5:10 AM

Tunisia's President Calls on Jews to Return

Tunisia’s newly elected president: Tunisia’s Jews are full-fledged citizens. Anyone who left is welcome to return.Elad Benari, 12/20/2011, 5:46 AM

Tunisian Muslims Ask Jews to Remain

Muslims in Tunisia bristled at an Israeli minister’s call for its Jews to move to Israel. ”Jews enjoy their rights.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/13/2011, 1:07 PM

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?Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 11:13 AM

Tunisia Protests Enter Day Four During Constitutional Talks

Elections were held, but there's only limited calm in the nation that ignited the region's "Arab Spring" - and now Day 4 of protests.Chana Ya'ar, 12/4/2011, 3:14 PM

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency

The 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.Chana Ya'ar, 11/30/2011, 10:15 AM

Tunisia: Islamist Party Big Electoral Winner

The Islamist Ennahda Party won 41% of the seats in Tunisia's first electoral contest since the country initiated the Arab Spring uprising.Gabe Kahn., 11/15/2011, 1:13 AM

Tunisia's Islamist Party Promises to Welcome All Faiths

The leader of Tunisia’s newly-elected Islamist party: We'll keep the moderation and not exclude anyone.Elad Benari, 11/11/2011, 8:46 AM

Tunisia Continues Extradition Battle Over Former Libyan PM

Tunisia has become the latest battleground over the fate of one of Libya's former leaders -- ex-Prime Minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi.Chana Ya'ar, 11/9/2011, 11:43 AM

Tunisia Issues Arrest Warrant for Yasser Arafat's Widow

Tunisia has issued a warrant for the arrest of Suha Arafat, the widow of former PLO Chairman and chief terrorist Yasser Arafat.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2011, 10:10 PM

Tunisia Frees Former Libyan PM, Denies NTC Extradition Request

Tunisia has freed former Libyan prime minister Mahmoudi and denied a request by the country's new government to extradite him for trial.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2011, 1:07 PM

Islamist Party Claims Victory in Tunisia

A moderate Islamist party is claiming victory in Tunisia's first ever democratic election. Official results not yet known.Elad Benari, 10/25/2011, 7:57 AM