US diplomats walk out of Tunisia ceremony after Iran jibe

US diplomats on Friday walked out of the ceremony to celebrate Tunisia`s new constitution after Iran`s representative made "false accusations" about Washington undermining the Arab Spring uprisings, the embassy said.

Bahraini activist sentenced to prison; HR groups condemns

Human rights groups have condemned the three-year jail sentence handed down to a prominent Bahraini activist for instigating and participating in anti-government rallies.