The fall of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's forcibly secular regime is likely to pave the way for the rise of Islamic influence in Tunisia, from moderate Muslims taking a greater role in party politics to extremist infiltration from neighbouring Algeria.
REUTERS - For years they were jailed or exiled. They were excluded from elections, banned from politics, and played no visible role in Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution.
Exclusive reports from Tunis.
- Tunisian parliament approves government of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed
- Tunisia's Parliament votes on new Government
- Tunisian premier unveils new government line-up
- 10 years on from Ivory Coast's 'Probo Koala' toxic waste disaster, victims are still waiting for justice
- Several Tunisia police dead after raid on southern governorate of Tatouine
- Jihadists, police killed in Tunisian security operations
- Chris Moore reports from the Tunisian capital.
Date created : 2011-01-22