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Tunisia: Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

Police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters demanding the dissolution of the assembly and Islamists defending the legitimacy of their rule.

Man dies in Tunisia after setting himself alight

A jobless man who set fire to himself in Tunisia's capital has died, a development which could provoke renewed anger against the government.

Tunisia’s ruling party dissolves government after opposition leader’s killing

Tunisia's Islamist Party has dissolved the government and promised rapid elections in a bid to restore calm after protests over a politician's death.

Islamist moderates ahead as Tunisia counts votes

A secular Tunisia could be a thing of the past as moderate Islamists are believed to be ahead in Tunisia's vote count after this year's uprising.

Huge turnout in Tunisia’s Arab Spring election

Tunisian voters poured into polling stations to vote in their country's first free election, 10 months after the start of the Arab Spring uprisings.

Tunisia police use teargas on Muslim protesters

Police have used teargas to disperse hundreds of Tunisians protesting against a niqab ban and the screening of a film they said denigrated Islam.

Libya says Gaddafi stays, wounded relate siege hell

Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi are staging a "massacre" in Misrata, evacuees said on Monday, as Libya said it was ready to discuss political reform.

Massacre in Misrata

Muammar Gaddafi's forces were staging a "massacre" in the Libyan city of Misrata on Monday, even as Turkey said it was trying to broker a ceasefire.

Two dead as Tunisian police fire on protesters

At least two people were killed and 17 others wounded in northern Tunisia on Saturday when police opened fire to quell a protest.

Tunisia seeks arrest of ousted president

Tunisia has asked Interpol to help find and arrest ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family.

Ministers quit Tunisia coalition govt

Three opposition ministers quit Tunisia's new coalition government on Tuesday.

Tunisia prime minister to announce new govt

Tunisia's prime minister promised to announce a new government on Monday, hoping to maintain momentum to ward off fresh protests.

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