Tunisia President Marzouki declares re-election bid

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki announced Saturday he will stand for re-election in November, in a key vote almost four years after a revolt that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings.

Hamas denies running 'shadow government' in Gaza

The exiled leader of Hamas denied today that the Islamist movement was running a "shadow government" in Gaza as charged by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Tunisia`s leaders sign new charter 3 years after revolution

Tunisia`s leaders on Monday signed the new constitution adopted by lawmakers, a key goal of the revolution three years ago that touched off the Arab Spring.

Tunisia PM-designate says failed to form new cabinet

Tunisia`s Prime Minister-designate Mehdi Jomaa announced Saturday he had failed to reach a consensus on a new cabinet due to oversee the run-up to fresh elections.

Google launches online constitution archive

Internet giant Google launched an archive of the world`s constitutions Monday in a new online initiative designed to help countries emerging from conflicts or political crises.

Tunisian president pelted with stones

A disgruntled crowd hurled stones at President Moncef Marzouki and the parliament speaker in a central Tunisian town, a media report said Tuesday.

Tunisia prez asks for six-month political truce

Tunisia`s new president asked for a six-month political truce and a moratorium on strikes and protests, warning that otherwise the country would be committing "collective suicide."