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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.

Tourism Trumps Islam in Tunisia

Egyptian Constitutional Assembly Suspended

Egypt's Constitutional Assembly was slapped with an injunction following charges Islamist parties stacked the deck in their favor

Egyptian Constitutional Assembly Suspended

Gulf War on Free Speech Spreads to Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities arrested a man for a series of Tweets they say insulted the Prophet Mohammad

Gulf War on Free Speech Spreads to Kuwait

Egypt's Islamists Dominate Constitution Panel

Egypt's Islamists tighten their grip on power, achieve a majority on a panel tasked with drafting a constitution.

Egypt's Islamists Dominate Constitution Panel

Tunisia’s Opposition Uniting Against Islamists

The fractious opposition in Tunis is uniting in common cause against the ruling Islamist coalition.

Tunisia’s Secular Opposition Uniting Against Islamists

Copts Protest Eviction of Christians from Shabrat

Hundreds of Coptic Christians staged a protest at Egypt's parliament after 8 Copt families were forcibly evicted from Shabrat

Copts Protest Eviction of Christians from Shabrat

Call to Prayer Disrupts Egypt's Parliament

An Islamist lawmaker announced the call to prayer in Egypt's plenum disrupting a heated debate and infuriating the Speaker of the parliament

Call to Prayer Plunges Egypt's Parliament into Chaos

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.

Tunisia: Islamist Party Big Electoral Winner