A Tunisian police officer was killed and another was injured in an overnight ambush by four militants in the city of Kebili, 500 kilometers south of the country's capital.
Jemna, in southern Tunisia, took control of date farms to drive profits into community development. But the village is now locked in a battle with the government, reports Emma Djilali.
Comment: The Tunisian state is in free-fall with a powerless president, an increased threat of militant groups, economic struggles and dangerous regional upheaval, argues Jean-Pierre Sereni.
The Tunisian government is worried about terrorists taking advantage of the chaos in the country amid fresh demonstrations in several parts of Tunisia over unemployment and poverty.
Tunisian security forces kill five women and a man following a 29-hour siege of a suspected "terrorist" hideout.