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Tunis Police Block Off City Center As Thousands Protest

Police locked down a large area of central Tunis on Saturday, blocking roads as thousands of protesters, backed by the country's powerful labor union, gathered in Tunisia's biggest demonstration for years.The rally was held to mark the anniversary...
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Tunisia’s Fight Against Covid-19 Unmasks Shaky Ground For Digital Rights

The government turned to penal codes to stifle coronavirus criticism The medina in Tunis, Tunisia, July 16, 2020. Photo by Citizen59 via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0. As Tunisia completes a four-day lockdown to control a second wave of the...
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Palestine Will Not Be Liberated In Isolation: A Look Back At The 2011 Uprisings

December 17 marked ten years since Mohammed Bouazizi, a street vendor in Tunis, set himself on fire in an act of defiance and desperation that triggered what would become known as the Arab Spring. Over the course of the last ten years, we have...
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The Crack Of Election Doom

This time a year ago, I was standing in the ruins of ancient Carthage just outside the city of Tunis thinking about how civilizations begin and end. Tunisia had just held an election in the hope of becoming a modern democracy of the sort exemplified...
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An Anti-colonial Zionist? Remembering Albert Memmi

Albert Memmi was born and raised in the Jewish hara of Tunis, Tunisia. He was educated in Tunis and at the University of Algiers before his studies were interrupted by the Second World War. After the war, he completed his education in France before...
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Report: Explosion Near U.s. Embassy In Tunisia Wounds 5 Police

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian media are reporting that two people on a motorcycle set off a blast near the U.S. Embassy in the Tunisian capital, Tunis. The private Radio Mosaique said it was a suicide attack and reported that five police officers were...
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First Videos Of Explosion Aftermath Near Us Embassy In Tunis Emerge

An explosion took place earlier on 6 March in the district of the US Embassy in Tunis, the Interior Ministry stated, without specifying the nature of the explosion, while several public media outlets reported that a man blew himself up.
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Twin Suicide Bombings Target Us Embassy In Tunisia 

Twin Suicide Bombings Target US Embassy In Tunisia  The US Embassy in the Tunisian capital of Tunis was targeted in a twin suicide attack on Friday, described as the most serious attack on any US diplomatic building in...
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Tunisian Govt Says 2 Suicide Bombers Wound 5 Police Officers In Tunis

Tunisian govt says 2 suicide bombers wound 5 police officers in Tunis
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A Bid To Revive Tunis’ Ancient Medina Carries Bigger Development Lessons

Leila Ben Gacem guides a visitor through the Tunis Medina, ducking the cars and carts rattling down narrow, cobblestoned streets, and the occasional smear of dog poop."Historically, the Medina was the heart of trade, craft and art, and it’s...
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Is Najran The Saudi Frontline In Its Failing Yemen War, Or Its Achilles Heel?

By Omar Ahmed | – The 14th century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun is famed for his treatise Al-Muqqadimah and is regarded as “the father of social science”; he wrote about the rise and fall of states and civilisations. Tunis-born, his...
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Explosion Hits Mnihla Area In Tunis As Man Blows Himself Up

A strong explosion has reportedly hit the Mnihla neighborhood of Tunisia's capital city of Tunis, Reuters reported, citing witnesses.
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Islamic State Claims Twin Suicide Bombings In Tunis

Today's suicide bombings demonstrate the Islamic State's residual threat to the North African country.
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Police Officer Dead, Several Injured As Two Suicide Bombers Target Tunisian Capital

Earlier, two police officers and three civilians were injured in a blast that rocked the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Thursday in the proximity of the French embassy, according to the nation's Interior Ministry. The attack targeted a police car in...
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As The Continent Digitizes Rapidly, Africans Need A Bill Of Data Rights To Protect Them Online

This week, hundreds of activists, technologists and policymakers are gathered in Tunis for RightsCon—the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. Among the items on the agenda will be a proposal for a Bill of Data Rights by our...
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Un Says Tunisian Court Has Decided To Release Un Expert

The U.N. says it was informed that a Tunisian appeals court has decided to release Mocef Kartas, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya, who was arrested following his arrival in Tunis on March 26
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Gen. Hiftar’s Drive To Take All Of Libya Raises Atrocity Concerns

Human Rights Watch – (Tunis) – All forces taking part in fighting around Libya’s capital, Tripoli, should take all necessary action to minimize civilian harm and abide by the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today. Armed groups loyal...
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Golan Heights At Center Of Arab League Summit In Tunis

Arab heads of state, long divided by regional rivalries, are expected to unite at a summit on Sunday in the Tunisian capital to oppose a US decision recognizing Israel’s annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967. Arab leaders are already grappling...
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Arab League Will Not Raise Syria Presence At Tunis Summit - Deputy Chief

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Arab League’s Assistant Secretary-General Hossam Zaki told Sputnik on Saturday that Syria's invitation to the organization’s summit in Tunisia in March would not be discussed during the Arab Economic and Social Development...
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Tunisia Demos: “the People Want Bin Salman To Be Judged”, “no To The Killer Of...

Tunis (AFP) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks in Tunisia on Tuesday as hundreds of protesters rallied against his visit, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and condemning the Yemen war. Saudi...
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