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Tunisia: deep divisions stand in the way of stability

It has been two-and-a-half years since Tunisia’s revolution and tales of turmoil still fill the country’s newspapers. The birthplace of the Arab

It has been two-and-a-half years since Tunisia’s revolution and tales of turmoil still fill the country’s newspapers. The birthplace of the Arab

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Tunisian government calls for dialogue to resolve political crisis

The Tunisian government has responded to the opposition protests that have gripped the north African country. The Islamist ruling party Ennahda has

The Tunisian government has responded to the opposition protests that have gripped the north African country. The Islamist ruling party Ennahda has

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Tunisian Islamists seek purge of Ben Ali loyalists

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to call for members of the former regime to be rooted out of key parts of Tunisian

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to call for members of the former regime to be rooted out of key parts of Tunisian

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Tunisia expects overseas aid after street clashes

Calm is reported to have returned to the streets of Sidi Bouzid in Tunisia, the cradle of the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring. Frustrations

Calm is reported to have returned to the streets of Sidi Bouzid in Tunisia, the cradle of the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring. Frustrations

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Tunisian protesters call for Sharia law

Thousands of Tunisians have rallied outside parliament to call for an Islamic state ruled by religious law. It is the latest sign of the struggle

Thousands of Tunisians have rallied outside parliament to call for an Islamic state ruled by religious law. It is the latest sign of the struggle

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Post revolution politics in Tunisia

After the Jasmine revolution in Tunisia just what has been accomplished in the political, economic and social spheres by the Ennaahda party. The

After the Jasmine revolution in Tunisia just what has been accomplished in the political, economic and social spheres by the Ennaahda party. The

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Role of Islam divides people in Tunisia

The issue of how much Islam should influence society was the focal point for protesters outside the parliament in building in Tunisia on

The issue of how much Islam should influence society was the focal point for protesters outside the parliament in building in Tunisia on

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Tunisia enters a new democratic era

Tunisia has entered a new era with the opening of a democratically elected constituent assembly, ten months after the ousting of President Zine el

Tunisia has entered a new era with the opening of a democratically elected constituent assembly, ten months after the ousting of President Zine el

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Tunisia's coalition shares out top jobs

Tunisia’s new prime minister is to be Hamadi Jebali, secretary general of the Islamist Ennahda party, which won the country’s first democratic

Tunisia’s new prime minister is to be Hamadi Jebali, secretary general of the Islamist Ennahda party, which won the country’s first democratic

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Agreement on power sharing in Tunisia

The three main parties to emerge after last month’s election in Tunisia have reached an agreement to share the top posts, according to senior sources

The three main parties to emerge after last month’s election in Tunisia have reached an agreement to share the top posts, according to senior sources

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Arab Spring cleaning starts

The Ennahda Islamist party in Tunisia has won a robust mandate in autumn elections there, following the Arab Spring uprising, winning 90 seats out of

The Ennahda Islamist party in Tunisia has won a robust mandate in autumn elections there, following the Arab Spring uprising, winning 90 seats out of

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Islam-based Ennahda victorious in Tunisia election

Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party has been confirmed as the winner of the country’s first free election following its revolution. The election

Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party has been confirmed as the winner of the country’s first free election following its revolution. The election

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Ennahda's Islamists are 'not Tunisia's Talibans'

The Islamist party emerging as Tunisia’s most powerful political force after Sunday’s election has made more moves to reassure sceptics. Ennahda’s

The Islamist party emerging as Tunisia’s most powerful political force after Sunday’s election has made more moves to reassure sceptics. Ennahda’s

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Ennahda begin coalition talks

The full results from Tunisia’s first democratic election have been delayed until later today although the moderate Islamists are claiming

The full results from Tunisia’s first democratic election have been delayed until later today although the moderate Islamists are claiming

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Islamists claim victory in Tunisia's Arab Spring vote

Moderate Islamists are preparing to lead a coalition government after Tunisia’s first-ever democratic elections. As votes were still being counted

Moderate Islamists are preparing to lead a coalition government after Tunisia’s first-ever democratic elections. As votes were still being counted

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Reassurance from Tunisia's Islamist party

The man claiming unprecedented political legitimacy in Tunisia’s election is said to embrace humanist Islam, and not any extremist rejection of

The man claiming unprecedented political legitimacy in Tunisia’s election is said to embrace humanist Islam, and not any extremist rejection of

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Poised to come first, Islamists cause alarm in Tunisia

The moderate Islamist Ennahda party has claimed victory in Tunisia’s first democratic election but official results are not due out until later

The moderate Islamist Ennahda party has claimed victory in Tunisia’s first democratic election but official results are not due out until later

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Moderate Islamists lead Tunisia's historic poll

Moderate Islamists claim their party is set for victory in Tunisia’s historic first free election. With counting now well underway, most forecasts

Moderate Islamists claim their party is set for victory in Tunisia’s historic first free election. With counting now well underway, most forecasts

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Ennahda leader heckled at first free elections

Tunisia’s interim Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi arrived to vote in the country’s first free election. It comes ten months after a vegetable

Tunisia’s interim Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi arrived to vote in the country’s first free election. It comes ten months after a vegetable

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Ennahdha takes centre stage during Tunisian elections

In the eighties the veil was regarded as the absolute sign of belonging to the Islamist party Ennahdha – in 2011 this is no longer the case.   Fought

In the eighties the veil was regarded as the absolute sign of belonging to the Islamist party Ennahdha – in 2011 this is no longer the case.   Fought