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Man attempts to stab police near Tunisian synagogue

Man attempts to stab police near Tunisian synagogue

45-year-old arrested after trying to stab police on patrol near a synagogue in Tunisian capital, handed over to anti-terror services.Ben Ariel, 16/05/2018 05:36
5 arrested following firebomb attack on Tunisian synagogue

5 arrested following firebomb attack on Tunisian synagogue

Five men ranging in age from 19 to 21 arrested days after synagogue on island of Djerba firebombed.JTA, 15/01/2018 18:31
200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

Tunisian police arrest over 200 for violently rioting, stealing, firebombing Jewish buildings, and breaking windows.AFP, 10/01/2018 14:58
Tunisians protest death of Hamas scientist

Tunisians protest death of Hamas scientist

Hundreds gather in Tunis to protest murder of engineer that Hamas has blamed on Israel.Elad Benari, 21/12/2016 01:15
Islamists lead pro-intifada protest in Tunisia

Islamists lead pro-intifada protest in Tunisia

Hundreds of Tunisians gather for a demonstration in support of Palestinian terror war against Israel.Ben Ariel, 08/11/2015 04:56
Vigil in Tunisia for Paris Victim Yoav Hattab

Vigil in Tunisia for Paris Victim Yoav Hattab

Memorial at Tunis's Grand Synagogue for son of country's chief rabbi, who was murdered in Paris; 'disgrace' as Tunisian government silent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2015 23:00
Man Sets Himself on Fire in Tunisia's Capital

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Tunisia's Capital

Man sets himself on fire outside a government building in Tunis, in an incident reminiscent of one which set off the Arab Spring.Elad Benari, 12/11/2013 05:45
US Slams Suspended Sentences for Embassy Attackers

US Slams Suspended Sentences for Embassy Attackers

US slams Tunisia for giving suspended sentences to 20 individuals convicted of attacking the American embassy, burning school in Tunis.Arutz Shevs staff, 30/05/2013 11:41
Tunisia: Clashes During Funeral of Opposition Head

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, 08/02/2013 21:33
Post-Revolution Tunisians Return to Rioting

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, 02/12/2012 09:23
Libyans, Tunisia Cop Planned Kidnapping Jew

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, 04/11/2012 08:38
Tunisia Extends State of Emergency

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, 01/11/2012 13:12
Dangerous to Oppose 'Moderate' Tunisian Gov't

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, 21/10/2012 14:08
Anti-US Violence Spreads Across Mideast Region

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, 13/09/2012 13:41
Fierce Riots in Tunisia Over 'Insult' to Islam

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, 13/06/2012 09:47
Tunisian Police Stage 'Jasmine Revolution' II

Tunisian Police Stage 'Jasmine Revolution' II

Tunisian police may be staging their own "Jasmine Revolution" in a protest against the interim prime minister.Chana Ya'ar, 11/09/2011 08:56
Tunisia Protesters, Police Clash

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. Chana Ya'ar, 17/07/2011 16:57