Tunisia

Orthodox patriarch’s visit highlights Tunisia's diversity

Al Monitor 12 June 2014
By Ikhlas Latif

As Tunisia undergoes major political changes breeding new visions about the country’s fate, the question of identity is being raised by parties advocating the supremacy of the

 

Muslim Terrorists Stab Jewish Man in Tunisia

Arutz Sheva 28 May 2014
By Haim Lev

Gabriel Ozen, 38, saved by local shop owners. But the terrorist is freed after just one hour - and threats of a Muslim riot. More reports of heightened anti-Semitism have

 

Arab Winter Comes to America

Islamist Watch 7 May 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

It may be warm outside now, but from colder hearts a winter blizzard is blowing. These cold hearts are frozen in the endless winter of Islam that leaves them empty of mercy for

 

Qaradawi leading Brotherhood members to Tunisia

World Bulletin 7 May 2014

After Qatar was pressured by fellow Arab kingdoms and sheikhdoms in the Gulf to back down from their support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar-based Egyptian Muslim scholar

 
 

Tunisian Brides Have Hymens Surgically Restored

Al Arabiya 14 April 2014

It happens every April ahead of the summer marriage season, says Tunisian gynecologist Faouzi Hajri - desperate brides-to-be beg for surgery to make them "virgins" again for their

 

Tunisia's main secular party open to Islamist coalition

Trend 19 March 2014

Tunisia's main secular party that helped push ruling Islamists out of office last year is open to governing with them if 2014 elections do not produce a clear majority, its party chief said.

 

Video: Iranian Women Stage Naked Protest

We need protests, too bad some of them are headed by the likes of Maryam Namazie.

 

Tunisia frees jailed man over Mohammed caricatures

Middle East Online 5 March 2014

TUNIS - A Tunisian jailed for posting caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed online was freed Tuesday, his lawyer said, two weeks after securing a presidential

 

35% of prison inmates in Italy come from Muslim countries

At least 35% of Italian prison inmates come from Muslim-majority countries, and one in four prisons has a prayer area set aside for them, a government report obtained by ANSAmed showed Monday

 

The Arab Spring, Islam and oil wealth

Al Monitor 10 February 2014
By Talal Salman

Both the western and eastern parts of the Arab world today seem quite different than three years ago, when the so-called Arab Spring started. Several regimes are gone and have

 

Artists’ Campaign Supports Jabeur Mejri, Jailed for Insulting Islam

Tunisia Live 6 February 2014
By Alexandra Hartmann

Artists from more than twelve countries have come together for “100 Drawings for Jabeur Mejri,” a new project in support of a Tunisian citizen imprisoned for insulting Islam.

 

More than 75,000 Foreign Nationals Fight in Syria

Israel National News 3 February 2014
By Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin

Disturbing statistics have surfaced from Syria Sunday: over 75,000 foreign nationals have been fighting in the Syrian Civil War, according to a local website.

 

Tunisia's Islamists cede power to caretaker govt

swissinfo.ch 30 January 2014
By Tarek Amara

Tunisia's new caretaker government formally took office on Wednesday, replacing the Islamist party which came to power after a 2011 uprising but stepped down in a deal intended

 

Qatar’s Activism Sparks a Backlash

Voice of America 22 January 2014
By Mohamed Elshinnawi

WASHINGTON — Over the past few years, Qatar, the tiny gas-and-oil rich emirate has emerged as a major regional political player, and globally as a media powerhouse by founding

 

How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public

Pew Research Center 9 January 2014
By Jacob Poushter

An important issue in the Muslim world is how women should dress in public. A recent survey from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research conducted in seven Muslim-majority countries (Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey), finds that most people prefer that a woman completely cover her hair, but not necessarily her face. Only in Turkey and Lebanon do more than one-in-four think it is appropriate for a woman to not cover her head at all in public.

 

Tunisia Gender Equality: National Assembly Approves Constitutional Article Giving Women Equal Rights

The Huffington Post 8 January 2014

Tunisia voted Monday to enshrine gender equality in its draft constitution, a key step towards safeguarding its relatively progressive laws on women's rights, with the ruling

 

Italy: 'Tunisian arrested for threatening to behead ex-girlfriend'

adnkronos 7 January 2014

Cagliari, 3 January (AKI) - Police on Friday arrested an unemployed Tunisian immigrant on suspicion of stalking his Italian ex-girlfriend for nearly two years and threatening

 

Tunisia: 'Only a Muslim Can Be President'

Israel National News 7 January 2014
By Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin

The Tunisian Parliament approved a new constitution Monday. Despite reports that the constitution guarantees both separation of powers and civil rights, it lacks one crucial

 

Moderate Muslims Threaten Elementary School Teachers with Death for Not Wearing Burka

FrontPage Magazine 9 December 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

A group of Salafites has issued death threats against teachers at an elementary school in Djerba, Tunisia, if they will not start wearing the Islamic veil within a week. In

 
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