Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the Islamist party Ennahda,  at party headquarters in Tunis. Photograph: Samuel Aranda/The New York Times

Compromise has been in short supply since Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring more than two years ago. This small North African nation has once again brok(...)

Police officers carry the body of a suicide bomber from the crime scene at a beach near the tourist resort of Sousse yesterday. Photograph: Mohamed Amine ben Aziza/Reuters

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Tunisian tourist resort of Sousse yesterday, the first such assault in more than a decade in a country now bat(...)

Baklis, the daughter of assassinated Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, holds a Tunisian flag while mourning his death in Tunis today. Photograph: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters.

Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead outside his home in Tunis today. It is the second such assassination this year, and spar(...)

Demonstrators wave flags and shout slogans as they gather on the occasion of the Feast of the Martyrs at Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis, earlier this week. Photograph: Anis Mili/Reuters

‘Democracy without bread is not democracy. The only right we have won is freedom of expression. We need an intifada in Tunisia for a real revol(...)