Congress ban group labeled “terrorists” by government

TUNISIA: Salafi Extremism Will Affect Oil Confidence

Bottom Line: Developments during the month of May indicate that Tunisia’s Islamist government is preparing in earnest to take on the threat posed by radical Salafi forces.

http://oilprice.com/Geopolitics/Africa/TUNISIA-Salafi-Extremism-Will-Affect-Oil-Confidence.html

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Short Trial results in verdict

Twenty sentenced over US embassy attack in Tunis

Twenty people were handed two-year suspended jail sentences on Tuesday for attacking the US Embassy in Tunis in September. Hundreds of Islamist protesters took part in the attack in response to a US-made film they considered insulting to Islam.

http://www.france24.com/en/20130529-jail-sentenced-usa-embassy-attack-tunisia-islamists-film-salafists?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20130529_jail_sentenced_usa_embassy_attack_tunisia

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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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Militancy in the Tunisien maghreb

Tunisia teeters as it grapples with jihadists

21 May, 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia, May 21 (UPI) — Tunisia, cradle of the Arab Reawakening in January 2011, has finally got tough with its hard-line Islamists as, like other North African states that overthrew longtime dictators, it finds itself struggling with the fallout of its groundbreaking pro-democracy uprising.

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Temporary government Tunisia vows action after congress ban clash

Tunisia PM vows firm action after Islamist unrest

By AFP

TUNIS (AFP) – Tunisia’s Islamist Prime Minister Ali Larayedh vowed firm action against Ansar al-Sharia, in remarks published Monday, after bloody clashes between police and members of the radical Salafist group.

http://www.modernghana.com/news/464750/1/tunisia-pm-vows-firm-action-after-islamist-unrest.html

Congress ban clash in face of persecution

Tunisia Salafist leader says group cannot be defeated

TUNIS, May 20, 2013 (AFP)

The fugitive leader of Ansar al-Sharia, the radical Islamist group in Tunisia, said his supporters cannot be defeated despite their “persecution,” in a recording posted online late Sunday after bloody clashes with police.

http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2013/05/91413/tunisia-salafist-leader-says-group-cannot-be-defeated/