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Kaci Kullmann Five,  head of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize committee. “We want to prove that it is possible for Islamist and secular political movements to work together in the best interests of the people,” she said. Photograph: Heiko Junge/Reuters

The 96th Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to four groups from Tunisian civil society who saved the country’s fragile transition from dictatorship t(...)

M’Barka Brahmi, who heard her husband Mohamed being shot as he left their house: ‘I ran out screaming, “Ennahda killed him”.’

The Brahmi family slept late that morning of July 25th, 2013, a holiday in the fasting month of Ramadan. “We watched television in our bedroom with ou(...)

‘While Tunisia has been regarded by most observers as the model case of democratic transition in the region, following the turmoil of the 2011 Arab uprisings, it too has experienced significant instability, although not on the scale of its neighbours in the region.’ Tunisians wave banners and their national flag during a demonstration in Midoun, north east of Djerba on March 20th, two days after gunmen attacked the National Bardo Museum. German writting on placard reads: “We don’t want any terrorists in Tunisia.”Photograph: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier this week, Tunisia became the latest country to suffer a violent attack at the hands of militants linked to the so-called Islamic State (IS). (...)

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(...)

Protesters clash with a policeman during a demonstration in Tunis today after opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was killed. Photograph: Anis Mili/Reuters.

Tunisia’s interior minister said today that secular opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi had been killed with the same gun that was used to kill his p(...)

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(...)