Tunisian Soldiers Injured in Land mine blast

Landmine blast wounds 3 Tunisian soldiers near Algerian border

(Reuters) – Three Tunisian soldiers have been wounded in a landmine explosion near the Algerian border where security forces are pursuing Islamist insurgents, the defense ministry said.

The incident, which happened on Saturday, was the latest of several mine blasts in the remote area of Mount Chaambi, the focus of a hunt for Islamist militants since December.

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Qatari talks central bank Tunisia

Tunis in talks with Qatar over central bank deposit -PM

TUNIS | Thu May 23, 2013 5:51am EDT

May 23 (Reuters) – Tunisia is in talks with Qatar over a deposit in Tunis’ central bank “with easy conditions” Prime Minister Ali Larayedh said on Thursday.

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Standoff of banned congress in two towns Tunisia

Analysis: Crackdown on radical Islamists tests Tunisia’s stability

TUNIS | Thu May 23, 2013 1:15am EDT

(Reuters) – For the first time since the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, relations between mainstream Islamists in government and radical Salafist Muslim activists have reached breaking point, sparking deadly clashes in two Tunisian cities.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/23/us-tunisia-salafists-analysis-idUSBRE94M05R20130523?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Ansar al-Sharia clashes in Tunisia at congress ban

Tunisian police clash with Islamists over banned rally

TUNIS | Sun May 19, 2013 10:55am EDT

[Excerpt]  In Kairouan, where tens of thousands of members of Ansar al-Sharia had been expected to attend the planned rally on Sunday, the group’s supporters threw stones at police, who fired teargas in response.

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