Rival rallies held in Tunisia

2013-08-04

Tunis – Tens of thousands of Tunisians marched in support of their embattled government on Saturday as opposition protesters renewed calls for the Islamist-led administration to step down, heightening a crisis sparked by a political assassination.

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Tunisian minister resigns, pressure on government grows

July 31, 2013

By Tarek Amara

TUNIS: Tunisian Education Minister Salem Labyedh has resigned, the prime minister’s spokesman said on Wednesday, as pressure mounted on the Islamist-led government to step down.

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Tunisian minister resigns, pressure on government grows

July 31, 2013
By Tarek Amara

TUNIS: Tunisian Education Minister Salem Labyedh has resigned, the prime minister’s spokesman said on Wednesday, as pressure mounted on the Islamist-led government to step down.

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Tunisian minister ready to quit as union calls for dissolution of government

Jul 31, 2013

TUNIS // The Tunisian interior minister, Lotfi Ben Jeddou, said yesterday he was ready to resign, as the country’s largest labour union called for the dissolution of the Islamist-led government.

Ghannouchi becomes international Brotherhood’s deputy

Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda Party, has become the second highest-ranking figure in the international organization of the Muslim Brotherhood, after he was appointed head of its political bureau.

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/ghannouchi-becomes-international-brotherhood-s-deputy

Tunisia Appeal of Short Trial of US embassy attack

Tunisia to appeal US embassy attack sentences

TUNIS (AFP) – Tunisian prosecutors are to appeal the “lenient” suspended jail sentences handed down against 20 people for their roles in an attack on the US embassy last year, the justice minister said on Friday.

http://www.modernghana.com/news/466513/1/tunisia-to-appeal-us-embassy-attack-sentences.html

Tunisian Trial of US embassy attack begins

US embassy attack trial opens in Tunis

Twenty people accused of involvement in a deadly attack on the US embassy last year went on trial in Tunis on Tuesday. Angry protesters attacked the embassy on September 14, 2012, after a US man released a video online that many thought mocked Islam.

http://www.france24.com/en/20130528-usa-embassy-attack-trial-opens-tunis?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20130528_usa_embassy_attack_trial_opens_tunis

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