Accuracy in Media

Tunisia faces Crisis: Opposition plans Protests to unseat Islamist Gov’t

WASHINGTON — Tunisia’s opposition threatens more widespread protests against the current Islamist government, led by the Ennahda party. Reuters reported that the secular opposition are upset how slow the negotiations were going and say that the political stalemate will eventually end the Islamist government’s short rule. The opposition, led by secular parties, are leading in […]

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Tunisia calls al-Qaeda’s African branch “Terrorist”

WASHINGTON — The anti-Islamist movement in Tunisia is gaining ground and momentum as the Tunisian government has declared al-Qaeda affiliate Ansar al-Sharia a terrorist organization. Reuters reports that Prime Minister Ali Larayedh declared that his government found ties to the organization related to the assassination of two prominent opposition politicians and killing Tunisian soldiers. Tunisian […]

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Tunisian Opposition demands Islamist Gov’t Resignation

WASHINGTON — Tunisia’s current government could be on its way out, if the opposition parties get their way. Reuters reports that the Islamist Ennahda party is facing criticism and calls to step down, after two opposition leaders were assassinated within the past six months. Ennahda was immediately blamed, but denied any involvement. It led to […]

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Tunisia toughens up on radical Salafi Islamists

WASHINGTON — The Tunisian government is taking a harder line toward the hardline and ultraconservative Muslim groups, called Salafis by some. According to the Associated Press, this group of conservative Muslims are threatening to tear apart the country. Tunisia is struggling to hunt al-Qaeda terrorists along its borders in addition to reining in protests and […]

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September 2013

9/6/2013 - Tunisia faces Crisis: Opposition plans Protests to unseat Islamist Gov’t

August 2013

8/28/2013 - Tunisia calls al-Qaeda’s African branch “Terrorist”

8/26/2013 - Tunisian Opposition demands Islamist Gov’t Resignation

May 2013

5/18/2013 - Tunisia toughens up on radical Salafi Islamists