Charter signed three years after revolution overthrew dictator
Tunisia Steps Closer to New Constitution
A final vote on the country’s new charter is set for Saturday
Tunisia’s Islamist Prime Minister Steps Down and Keeps the Arab Spring Alive
Now an interim government will have to keep the ship afloat ahead of elections planned for 2014.
Tunisian Forces Clash With Militants Amid Security Tensions
The violence coincides with an attempt to overhaul the government
Migrant Boat Carrying Hundreds Capsizes Off Lampedusa, Again
Second migrant shipwreck this month
Tunisian Women Go on ‘Sex Jihad’ to Syria, Minister Says
Tunisia, the largely moderate North African country, has struggled to stymie the flow of hundreds of young men leaving to fight alongside rebels in Syria’s more than two-year-long, bloody civil war.
Now, the interior minister says, the country must also slow a stream of young Tunisian women leaving for Syria on “sexual …
After Another High-Profile Assassination, Tunisia Lurches Toward Crisis
Is Tunisia headed for Egypt-type turmoil? The prospect that the small North African country which ignited the entire Arab Spring movement could spiral into violence seemed more plausible on Thursday, after gunmen killed an …
After Morsi’s Ouster in Egypt, Tunisia’s Islamists Fear a Similar Fate
There’s one place that has watched the past two weeks of violence in Egypt with particular nervousness: Tunisia, the country that ignited the entire Arab Spring back in January 2011. With Egypt’s elected President now ousted …
After the Arab Spring, No Bloom for Arab LGBT Rights
Mounir Baatour, the leader of one of Tunisia’s secular opposition parties, was arrested in March for having sex with a man.
The View from Algiers: The Islamist Threat in Next Door Tunisia
Algerians may complain about the lack of democracy but they aren’t advocating a revolt. They say they’ve seen enough of what extremists can do to a country
Tinderbox: An Assassination Brings the Spotlight Back to Tunisia
Outrage over the killing of secularist opposition leader Chokri Belaid spills into the streets. Will Tunisia — the birthplace of the Arab Spring — be plunged into a new round of turmoil?
France’s Colonial Hangover: Apologizing Abroad, Ignoring Injustice at Home
French President François Hollande took strides to heal wounds between France and Algeria, but his recognition of “unjust” colonial history overlooks continued prejudice Algerian descendents still face in France.
Tunisia: Two Years After a Martyr’s Death, His Struggle Remains Unfinished
Mohamed Bouazizi was completely unknown outside of his small Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid on Dec. 17, 2010 — the day he lit the spark of an Arab rebellion that has brought down four Arab dictators in the two years since. After …