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The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani receiving Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh.
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Police took the member of radical feminist movement into custody after she spraypainted the Femen name on a wall outside the Great Mosque of Kairouan, also known as Oqba ibn Nafa mosque.
Security forces and hardline Islamists fought street battles in Tunis on Sunday, with one protester killed and 15 policemen wounded, AFP reported.
Carthage - Chairmen of Tourism Professional Chambers and the Turkish Travel Agencies Federation pledged on Friday to launch a promotional campaign to better introduce Tunisia's assets, which according to them "is a charming and attractive destination to tourists." During a meeting with President Moncef Marzouki, the Turkish officials expressed will ... (more)
In 2010, Ra di Martino, a prominent artist and photographer, adventured into the Tunisian desert in search of the abandoned movie sets from Star Wars.
Tunisian security officers stand guard, in the city of Kairouan, where ultraconservative Islamic group Ansar al-Shariah's annual conference was supposed to be held, Sunday May 19, 2013.
Iran's state radio says authorities have executed two men convicted of spying for Israel's Mossad and the American CIA spy agency.
Tear gas is seen as protesters clash with riot police attempting to disperse the crowd in the city of Kairouan May 19, 2013 Tunisian police have fired teargas and shots into the air to disperse radical Islamists protesters who gathered in Tunis to support the hardline Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, despite the rally being banned.
Supporters of the hardline Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia clashed with Tunisian police on Sunday after the government banned its annual rally, saying it posed a threat to society.
KAIROUAN, Tunisia: Tunisian security forces deployed in strength yesterday after Salafist movement Ansar Al Sharia called on its hardline Islamist supporters to defy a government ban on its annual congress.
The increased awareness of health and wellness issues led many consumers, notably middle- and high-income Tunisians, to spend more on healthy and natural products such as honey.
The radical Ansar al-Sharia group threatens to defy Tunisian government efforts to control its activities.
Adel Khedri's self-immolation is one of 178 in Tunisia in the past two years as the Middle East and North Africa continue to struggle with problems of poverty and joblessness despite the hope fanned by the 2011 uprisings.