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Tunisian Islamists Won't Take Part in Election

Tunisia’s main Islamist party, Ennahda, says it will not contest a presidential election in November.

Tunisian Islamists Won't Take Part in Presidential Election

Tunisian Parties Begin Negotiations

National dialogue in Tuninsia aims to end deadlock between the Islamist-led government and the mainly secular opposition.

Tunisian Parties Begin Negotiations

Tunisia: Protesters Torch Office of Islamist Party

The office of Tunisia’s ruling Islamist party in the town of Kef torched by angry protesters, as unrest in the country continues.

Tunisia: Protesters Torch Office of Islamist Ruling Party

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.

Tunisian Political Deal Brings an End to Islamist Government

Tunisia: Islamist Government Agrees to Step Down

Tunisia’s Islamist-led government to be replaced by caretaker government following talks with secular opposition.

Tunisia: Islamist Government Agrees to Step Down

Tunisian President: It Won't Happen Here

Tunisia’s President Moncef Marzouki rules out the risk of Tunisia's elected authorities being deposed.

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

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.

Tunisian Activists Hope for 'Jasmine Revolution II'

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.

Post-Revolution Tunisians Return to Rioting

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency

Radical Islamist attacks have prompted Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki to extend the country's state of emergency through January.

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency Due to Islamist Attacks

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.

Dangerous to Oppose 'Moderate' Islamist Tunisian Gov't

Tunisian Leadershp: 'No Normalization with Israel'

The leading party in Tunisia's government has reiterated its opposition to normalization of ties with Israel.

Tunisian Leadership: 'No Normalization with Israel'

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.

Fierce Riots in Tunisia Over Artistic 'Insult' to Islam

Suicide Bombing in Yemen Bad Sign for Obama

Mammoth suicide bombing in Yemen Monday is another blow to Obama’s attempt to show the Arab world democracy works.

Suicide Bombing in Yemen Bad Sign for Obama

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.

Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Fighters Arrive in Syria

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.

Fatah Leader Snubs Tunisia Celebration

Death Penalty for Hosni Mubarak?

Egypt's prosecutor seeks death by hanging for former President Hosni Mubarak, his sons Gamal and Ala'a, and his former Interior Minister.

Egyptian Prosecutor Seeks Death for Mubarak

Mubarak Trial Resumes in Cairo

The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resumed in Cairo, with a verdict in the case possible before the end of the month

Mubarak Trial Resumes in Cairo

Indonesian Student Ignite New Uprising?

Could an Indonesian student ignite a second "Jasmine Revolution" after immolating himself in front of the presidential palace in Jakarta?

Indonesian Student to Ignite Another Jasmine Revolution?

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.

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency

Tunisian Police Stage 'Jasmine Revolution' II

Tunisian police may be staging their own "Jasmine Revolution" in a protest against the interim prime minister.

Tunisian Police Stage 'Jasmine Revolution' II

Ex-Tunisian Security Chief Begs: 'Forgive Me!

Former Tunisian security chief Ali al-Seriati begged the forgiveness of the Tunisian people Wednesday while appearing in court.

Former Tunisia Security Chief Begs Forgiveness in Court

Tunisia Protesters, Police Clash

Protesters torched a police station in a western suburb of the Tunisian capital as unrest continues in the North African country.

Tunisian Unrest Continues: Police Station Torched

Ousted Tunisian Pres. Sentenced

Former Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was sentenced in absentia Tuesday by a judge in the capital, Tunis, to 35 years in prison.

Tunisian Dictator Sentenced in Absentia to 35 Years in Prison

Tunisia: Jasmine Revolution II?

Tunis and surrounds are back under curfew after three days of protests appeared to renew the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.

Tunisia: Jasmine Revolution, Part II?

Tunisia Next After Lebanon

President Zine Abedine Ben Ali lost his bid to cling to power in Tunisia. A domino effect after Lebanon?

After Lebanon, Tunisia: Ben Ali Flees to Saudi Arabia