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Tunisian minister resigns, pressure on government grows

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Education Minister Salem Labyedh has resigned, the prime minister's spokesman said on Wednesday, as pressure mounted on the Islamist-led government to step down. Full story

Gunmen kill eight Tunisian troops as political tensions rise

TUNIS (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least eight Tunisian soldiers on Monday, staging the biggest attack on the security forces in decades as political tensions rose between supporters and opponents of the Islamist-led government. Full story

Party in Tunisia's ruling coalition calls to dissolve government

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Ettakatol party, part of the ruling coalition led by the Islamist Ennahda party, called on Monday for the dissolution of the government to stave off a growing political crisis. Full story

Islamists rally in Tunis to defend government

TUNIS (Reuters) - Several thousand Islamists took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to defend the Islamist Ennahda government against calls for it to resign in favor of a unity government after the assassination of a secular opposition figure. Full story

Tunisian secularists protest against new Islamist PM

Tunis (Reuters) - Thousands of Tunisians protested on Saturday against the new prime minister-designate Ali Larayedh, a hardliner from the main Islamist Ennahda party. Full story

Tunisian Islamist leader says coalition government to emerge this week

TUNIS (Reuters) - Rached Ghannouchi, the leader of Tunisia's main Islamist Ennahda party, said on Tuesday he expected Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali to form a coalition government this week that would include politicians as well as technocrats. Full story

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A supporter of the Islamist Ennahda movement holds up a scarf as he chants slogans during a demonstration in Tunis July 26, 2013. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement wave flags as they chant slogans and hold pictures of assassinated opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi during a demonstration in Tunis
Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement wave flags as they chant slogans and hold pictures of assassinated opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi during a demonstration in Tunis

Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement wave flags as they chant slogans and hold pictures of assassinated opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi during a demonstration in Tunis July 26, 2013. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement chants slogans and hold a poster of assassinated opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi during a demonstration in Tunis
Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement chants slogans and hold a poster of assassinated opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi during a demonstration in Tunis

Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement chants slogans and hold a poster of assassinated opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi during a demonstration in Tunis July 26, 2013. Several thousand Islamists took to the streets of Tunis on Friday to defend the Islamist Ennahda government against calls f