There was another shock outcome to a CAF competition when Moroccan club Moghreb Fes lifted the African Super Cup this weekend.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pledged that Washington would help Tunisia rebuild its economy and democracy as it struggles with reforms.
A visit by Gaza's Hamas leader has angered official Palestinian representatives in Tunisia who say they were 'ignored' during the talks.
Tunisia has decided to lift an international arrest warrant for alleged corruption issued against Suha Arafat, widow of the former Palestinian leader.
Islamist supporters descended on Tunis on Saturday to confront liberal demonstrators rallying against extremism as a new constitution is drafted.
Flanked by the flags of Tunisia and his Islamist party, Rachid Ghannouchi, known by followers as "the Sheikh", is avuncular and professorial.
Police have used teargas to disperse hundreds of Tunisians protesting against a niqab ban and the screening of a film they said denigrated Islam.
Ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is "in a coma" in a Saudi hospital following a stroke, a family friend said on Thursday.
Tunisia has asked Interpol to help find and arrest ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family.
Tunisia's army chief on Monday warned that a "power vacuum" in the country could lead to dictatorship, as the government prepared a Cabinet reshuffle.
Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Tunis on Monday as pressure grew for the removal of ministers linked to the ousted president.
Hundreds of defiant Tunisians camped in front of Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi's office to force the government to quit.
Tunisian police fired shots into the air on Thursday to try to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding that ministers leave the new government.
Tunisia's interim president on Wednesday promised a "total break" with the past and hailed "a revolution of dignity and liberty".
Tunisia's caretaker prime minister aims to gather his national unity Cabinet for a first meeting on Wednesday, but he already faces revolt.
Three opposition ministers quit Tunisia's new coalition government on Tuesday.
Tunisia's prime minister has appointed a new unity government, but his decision to retain many ministers from the old guard may upset ordinary people.
Tunisian soldiers fought loyalists of ousted strongman Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali near the presidential palace, police say.
Tunisia's new leadership moved to form a coalition government to gain the upper hand over violent looters and quell arson and shooting.
Hundreds of soldiers patrolled the streets of the Tunisian capital on Saturday where the prime minister was due to meet opposition parties.