May 23, 2013
For Arab countries from oil-rich Libya to impoverished Yemen, employment is key. Providing jobs, especially for youth, will help to revitalise them. Read Article Long road to transition for Arab countries
May 21, 2013
In first case for Tunisia, 66-year-old man dies, and two children also diagnosed with the virus, after the father visited Saudi Arabia. Read Article Tunisian dies from new Sars-like coronavirus after Saudi visit
May 21, 2013
Clashes erupt as police block attempts to hold annual conference of militant Islamists in mosque. Alice Fordham reports from Kairouan Read Article Tunisia's moderates lose patience with Ansar Al Sharia
May 20, 2013
One demonstrator is dead and several others injured in violent clashes in the Tunisian capital Tunis over the weekend. Watch Video Video: Protester killed in clashes in Tunisia
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'