Tunisian security officers check vehicles in the city of Kairouan where ultraconservative Islamic group, Ansar al-Shariah's, annual conference was supposed to be held, Sunday May 19, 2013. A massive ... more 
Tunisian security officers check vehicles in the city of Kairouan where ultraconservative Islamic group, Ansar al-Shariah's, annual conference was supposed to be held, Sunday May 19, 2013. A massive Tunisian security presence has surrounded the country’s main religious center of Kairouan and prevented hardline Muslims from holding their annual gathering. Some 11,000 police surrounded the city this weekend and patrolled inside to prevent the conference from taking place because “of the threat it represented to security and public order.” (AP Photo/ Amine Landoulsi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Amine Landoulsi
Sun, May 19, 2013 8:31 AM EDT