Attacks Raise Doubts About Tunisian Intelligence Services

02 August 2013
 Asma Smadhi
Two assassinations and a deadly ambush of Tunisian military forces have raised concerns about the state of the country’s intelligence infrastructure. –

Recovering of the Injured Soldiers from the Jebel Chaami

Jebel Chaambi heroes describe border horror

Mourad Zaidi is looking at his future through one eye. “I wonder what I’ll do after I leave hospital,” the young Tunisian commando officer says.

Everything went dark on May 8th, when Mourad was on a special mission in the Jebel Chaami region, near the Algeria border. His unit was hunting terrorists from the Uqba Ibn Nafaa brigade, a gang tied to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

Tunisia mired in state of emergency

Tunisia’s state of emergency must be extended: Sabbagh


TUNIS (AFP) – The fragile security situation in Tunisia, where radical Islamists are blamed for a wave of violence in recent months, makes it necessary to extend the state of emergency, Defence Minister Rachid Sabbagh said on Friday.

Tunisia cautious of upcoming tourism Season

Tunisians’ Daily Lives Transformed by Lack of Security

Asma Smadhi | 23 May 2013

Security concerns have fundamentally affected the day-to-day lives of Tunisians, from how they plan their evenings to how they will spend their summer vacations.

Tunisia Live

Concerns of upcoming elections Tunisia

Tunisia’s Salafists

A growing concern



Notes on the Forum for freedom of the net for global development

SIF13 (I). Internet freedom in the global debate: mapping the state of play

Notes from the Stockholm Internet Forum on Internet Freedom for Global Development, held at Münchenbryggeriet (The Brewery) at Södermalm in Stockholm, Sweden, May 22-23, 2013.


National dialogue on the sharing of power in Tunisia

Tunisia reaches power sharing deal

Leading Tunisian political parties continued the national dialogue on Tuesday (May 7th), focusing on ways to address violence.

The meeting followed a deal last week where parties reached a consensus on power sharing after Ennahda proposed that the presidency and the prime minister split control of the executive.