The Tunisian group Ansar al-Sharia is about as close as one could fear to being an al-Qaeda-front organization operating freely in an Arab country.
U.S. military sources serving in North Africa are challenging the latest White House claim that the administration is applying "all the resources" at its disposal to bring the Benghazi attackers to justice, charging instead that the Obama administration knows who is responsible but is not acting.
A 66-year-old Tunisian man has died from new coronavirus, a strain of a virus that emerged in the Middle East last year, after a visit to Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said on Tuesday.
A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved - and disable it remotely.
The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani receiving Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh.
DUBAI: A Bahraini court sentenced nine Shias to jail terms ranging between 10 and 15 years yesterday after convicting them of forming a "terrorist" group, a judicial source said.
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.