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.
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.