May 20, 2013
About 11,000 police officers and soldiers blocked an annual conference yesterday at Tunisia's main religious centre by a radical Islamist movement that has been implicated in attacks across the country. Read Article Tunisia security blocks Salafist conference
May 03, 2013
Ten Tunisian special forces are combing minefields in forests around Mount Chaambi on the Algerian-Tunisian border in a search for a militant group. Alice Fordham reports from Tunis Read Article Troop casualties in Tunisia prompt action against rise in militant groups
Apr 23, 2013
Moroccan scholar and journalist tries to counterbalance an Arab media that he thinks promotes a prominent role for Islam in politics and in people's lives. Alice Fordham reports from Tunis Read Article 'The only relevant debate in the Arab world is between secularism and Islamism'
Apr 17, 2013
Activist has escaped from her family in a village outside the capital and is now staying with friends as she gathers the necessary documents to get to France. Read Article Tunisia's topless protester 'escapes family after virginity tests'
Apr 13, 2013
The Islamist-led government has tried to stem a stream of young Tunisian men joining the conflict in Syria. But they have been struggling against a popular feeling that jihad, in the sense of a righteous war, is a heroic and holy endeavour when performed in countries such as Syria and Mali. Read Article Tunisia struggles to stem flow of fighters abroad
Apr 10, 2013
In a country where it is acceptable to go shopping in pyjamas, Miss Tunisia, with her fluttering eyelashes and killer heels, is trying to change conservative views. Alice Fordham reports from Tunis Read Article Miss Tunisia pageant makes comeback for first time since uprising, aiming to 'open minds'
Apr 07, 2013
Amina Tyler's photograph is met with praise and anger, reactions that go to the heart of different ideas of freedom held by women in Tunisia two years after the fall of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Alice Fordham reports for Tunis Read Article Nude Facebook photo protest exposes rift over women's rights in Tunisia
Apr 05, 2013
Fathi Ben Grira is proud of the job he has made of transforming the struggling brokerage Wafa into Mena Corp, a regional power house. But he is also thankful of his heritage ¿ growing up in France and appreciating the Arab values of tolerance and kindness. Read Article Success story in brokerage gloom
Apr 02, 2013
A desperate young man, a container of petrol, a match: an all-too-familiar scenario in Tunisia. More than 150 people in the country have self-immolated since the event that set off the Arab Spring. Caroline Anning reports from Kesserine Read Article Flames of despair are still burning brightly in Tunisia
Mar 30, 2013
Inspired by the Arab Spring, thousands of activists have converged upon Tunis for the World Social Forum, but they are aware there's unfinished business. Read Article 'Tunisia may need a second revolution'