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Middle Eastern Law Toolbox

Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database. New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East may help you get oriented! In addition to the...

Tunisia university dean in court in veil standoff

TUNIS Tunisia (AP) - A dean at a Tunisian university appeared before a court Thursday on charges of assaulting a veiled student, a case that is part of a long-running dispute between secularists and religious conservatives at the school. Students at Manouba University known as Salafis who follow...

2nd Tunisian detainee dies after hunger strike

TUNIS Tunisia (AP) - A second suspect in the attack on Tunisia's U.S. embassy died Saturday after months on a hunger strike, his lawyer said. Mohammed Bakhti, a prominent member of the ultraconservative Muslim Salafi movement, was admitted to intensive care days earlier following complications...