Interpol issues global alert over al-Qaida-linked prison breakouts

Saturday 3 August 2013

Police agency urges countries to show increased vigilance after hundreds of terrorists escaped over past nine months

Interpol has issued a global security alert following a series of al-Qaida-linked prison breakouts in which hundreds of terrorists escaped.

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/03/interpol-alert-al-qaida-prison-breakouts

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Foreign FEMEN activists protest in front of Tunisian Ministry of Justice

Femen topless protest targets Tunisia’s justice ministry

Trio of activists stage demonstration in Tunis over arrest of feminist group member Amina Tyler earlier this month

(c) 2013 Guardian News & Media Ltd http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/29/tunisia-femen-protest-amina-tyler

Salafi and the banned Congress

How to deal with Tunisia’s Salafists

Ennahda’s crackdown could be smarter, integrating moderates and reserving tough stuff for those who back domestic terror

Tuesday 21 May 2013 08.24 EDT

Critics of Tunisia’s moderate Islamist government, led by the Ennahda party, have in the past chided it for being a soft touch with followers of the ultra-conservative Salafi movement, treating them like wide-eyed, wayward children with a well-intentioned but simplistic view of religion. But times have changed.

(c) 2013 Guardian News & Media Ltd http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/21/tunisia-salafists-ennahda-crackdown