Story | Aug 4, 2013 | 11:16 AM
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Story | Jul 16, 2013While Egypt's revolution devolves into chaos, Tunisia's democratic transition, which until now has been the most promising of any in the Arab world, is also in jeopardy. A bill being pushed by Islamists and their allies in National Constituent Assembly called the "law for the protection of the revolution" seems in reality designed to protect the ruling Islamist party, Nahda, from having to face real competition in the next elections.
Column | Feb 19, 2013 | 12:30 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham said it best. Talking about the challenges the next secretary of defense will confront, Graham, a South Carolina Republican, warned that he will face "a world on fire." So true, and the Middle East along with the larger Islamic world...
Story | Apr 10, 2012 | 4:41 PM
Tunisia is known as the birthplace of the Arab Spring, the country where a distraught fruit seller who set himself on fire launched a wave of uprisings that is reshaping the Middle East. Now, new protests are sweeping the North African nation along with...
Story | Oct 2, 2012 | 3:33 PM
Hundreds of protesters thronged to a Tunis courtroom Tuesday as a woman and her fiance who accused police officers of rape and extortion defended themselves against allegations of indecency. The case has outraged Tunisian feminists and human rights...