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Apology to Rached Ghannouchi In a Viewpoint article by a contributor titled Tunisia at Risk, posted on 21 November 2012, some statements were made about Rached Ghannouchi, the leader of the Tunisian Ennahda Party, which were incorrect. It was said
Tunisia has banned the congress of hardline Salafist group Ansar al-Sharia due to be held later this week, the ruling Islamist party's leader said Wednesday, setting the stage for a possible showdown. "The government has decided to prohibit this
The head of a radical Salafist group in Tunisia has threatened to wage war against the government, led by moderate Islamist party Ennahda, accusing it in a message posted online of un-Islamic policies. To the tyrants who think they are Islamists ...
Tunis Tunisia's national political dialogue kicked off last week without the participation of several opposition parties. President Moncef Marzouki said the goal of the dialogue was to "calm the situation by reducing political tensions which result
A picture dated May 20, 2012 shows Tunisian Islamists attending a rally on May 20, 2012 in Kairouan, south of the capital Tunis. Tunisia: Tunisian police on Sunday used tear gas to disperse supporters of the Islamist-led ruling coalition who
Topless activists protesting the treatment of Muslim women rallied in Milan Thursday, marching outside the Tunisian consulate. The Femen movement took what they call a "topless jihad" to Italy's industrial capital, where they marched in support of
The new message from al-Qaeda urged supporters to fight at home against secularists and liberals. The plea for aid from like-minded Islamists was met with a warm response by Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia, further heightening concerns that the country
Tunisian people wave a giant national flag during a demonstration to mark the 40th day of mourning after the death of anti-Islamist opposition leader Chokri Belaid (featured on poster) on March 16, 2013 on the Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis.
Rached Ghannouchi, leader of the Islamist Ennahda party that heads the new Tunisian government, speaks during a press conference in Tunis on March 15, 2013. The head of Tunisia's ruling Islamist party Ennahda insisted Friday that his group was
Such a division over bodies stands in dialectical relationship to the division of the body politic in the country. It is a result of a polarized polity and the visible expression of it at the same time. An event, which went viral on social media and