TUNIS - For the first time since the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, relations between mainstream Islamists in government and radical Salafist Muslim activists have reached breaking point, sparking deadly clashes in two Tunisian cities.
TUNIS - One protester died and several were injured when Tunisian Islamists defied a ban on their demonstration and clashed with police on Sunday. | Video
TUNIS - A Tunisian man taking part in a pro-Islamist protest in Tunisia on Sunday died after clashing with police, the state news agency said.
KAIROUAN, Tunisia - Tunisian police fired teargas on Sunday at supporters of radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia who were throwing stones at officers in the central city of Kairouan, in protest that a rally there by the group was barred by the government.
TUNIS - Tunisia's government on Friday barred the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia from staging a weekend rally in the central city of Kairouan, saying the organization, which openly supports al Qaeda, posed a "threat to public security."
TUNIS - Tunisia said on Thursday police had arrested a Libyan "terrorist" trying to enter a southern port with explosives, as security forces wage a nationwide campaign against militants.
TUNIS - The Tunisian army and police were hunting more than 30 suspected al-Qaeda linked militants close to the border with Algeria on Tuesday, and President Moncef Marzouki traveled to the area to oversee the operation in a signal of its importance.
TUNIS - Tunisia's president visited a mountainous area near the border with Algeria on Tuesday where the army was hunting Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda, his office said.
TUNIS - A land mine suspected of being planted by hardline Islamists wounded six Tunisian police officers on Tuesday as they pursued a group of insurgents near the Algerian border, the interior ministry said.
MONTREAL/TORONTO - Chiheb Esseghaier, a Tunisian doctoral student in Quebec, ran afoul of his research institute's administration two years ago when he tore down posters for the charity United Way showing naked men and women with the slogan "Underneath, we are all equal."