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Tunisia Bans Conservative Islamist... - ABCBBC NewsTunisia Bans Conservative Islamist...ABC NewsTunisia's Interior Ministry on Friday banned a conference by the North African country's most prominent ultraconservative Islamic group, setting up the possibility of a confrontation over the weekend. The ministry statement, which appeared on their ...Tunisia bars Ansar al-Sharia Salafist meeting in KairouanBBC NewsTunisia, hardline Islamists in standoff over Sunday gatheringReutersTunisia Salafists urge supporters to defy congress banAhram OnlineAl-Arabiya -New Straits Timesall 26 news articles »
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 1:11 am
Authorities Crack Down on Algeria-TunisiaAuthorities Crack Down on Algeria-Tunisia Border Terror HubAl-MonitorLocated in Tunisia, Jebel ech Chambi, which is known as a terrorist hub, constitutes a new challenge for the Algerian army — one that “cannot be confronted except through raising awareness among citizens about the actual security issues and preparing ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 6:01 pm
Tunisia bans Salafist congress in possibleYahoo!7 NewsTunisia bans Salafist congress in possible showdownYahoo!7 NewsTUNIS (AFP) - The Tunisian government on Friday banned hardline Salafist group Ansar al-Sharia from holding its annual congress at the weekend, saying it posed a threat to public order and setting the scene for a possible showdown. "We have decided to ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 12:52 pm
Tunisia Salafist rally decision 'byTunisia Salafist rally decision 'by Saturday'gulfnews.comTunis: Tunisia's government will decide by Saturday whether to allow or ban Salafists from holding their annual congress, the interior minister said on Friday, warning however that “death threats” from radical Islamists will not be tolerated. “The ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 5:37 am
Tunisia: Threat of Unrest around PlannedThink Africa PressTunisia: Threat of Unrest around Planned Salafist Gathering in KairouanThink Africa PressFollowing the 2011 Tunisian revolution, Salafist groups emerged and began agitating for a greater implementation of Sharia law in the country, specifically in the constitution, which is due to be finalised later in 2013. Since 2011, Salafists have been ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 4:34 am
So Close, Yet So Far: Tunisia, Art,Reviewing The After Revolution, a series of exhibitions of Tunisian artists curated by Leila Souissi and organized by the French Institute.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 7:55 am
Tunisia may allow Salafi rallyTunisia's government will decide by Saturday whether to allow or ban Salafis from holding their annual congress, the interior minister said on Friday, warning however that "death threats" from radical Islamists will not be ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 4:31 am
Confronting Tunisia's Jihadists -"You are not going to war against the youth, but against the religion of Allah." The statement, which appeared Sunday night on the Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST) Facebook page, was attributed to Abu Iyadh al-Tunisi, AST's ...
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 8:27 am
NewsDaily: Confrontation looms asTunisia crackdown on salafis evokes threats from ultraconservative groups TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia is taking a harder line on preaching by ultraconservative Muslim groups, a crackdown that has sparked ...
Posted on 15 May 2013 | 3:41 am
Tensions continue to escalate inAlmost two months after Tunisia's prime minister and the head of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia, an al Qaeda-linked organization, traded barbs in the press and online, tensions have escalated once again. Tunisia Live reports that ...
Posted on 14 May 2013 | 9:05 pm