Tunisia

Tunisians Are Experiencing Déjà Vu Ten Years After The “dignity Revolution”

It has been 10 years since nation-wide protests in Tunisia led to the ousting of Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his regime. Ben Ali led Tunisia for 23 years. Tunisia’s “Dignity Revolution” marked the first time a long-standing...
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Watch Naomi Osaka's Delightful Butterfly Moment, Mid-australian Open

A new Naomi Osaka fan emerged at the 2021 Australian Open in the form of graceful, friendly butterfly. While Osaka was out on the court mid-match against Tunisia's Ons Jabeur during their women's singles match on Friday a fan yelled, "There's a...

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He Lost His Leg Protesting For Freedom In Tunisia. A Decade Later, He Hopes His Sacrifice Wasn’t...

Tunisians closed ranks to save their fledgling democracy. But it has failed to satisfy many of the revolution's demands.
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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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Company B: A Fierce Fighting Force In The Tunisian Campaign Of World War Ii

Warfare History Network History, Africa In the early days of the American advance into Tunisia, a tank destroyer company went on a risky but successful offensive—virtually alone. Here's What You Need to Know: Company B’s success was also a...

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Protests Continue In Tunisia As Authorities Reveal Identity Of Dead Demonstrator

Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi in response to ongoing demonstrations reshuffled the Tunisian cabinet, appointing 11 new ministers and pledging reforms to revive the country’s economy. The nation's president, Kais Saied, however, has rejected the...
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Poverty, Hopelessness Beget Violence In Tunisia's Suburbs

Protests have swept towns and cities throughout Tunisia for a week, often turning violent as demonstrators denounce what they say are broken promises from the government, which hasn't been able to turn around an economy on the verge of...
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Protests Mount In Tunisia Over Economic Woes; Hundreds Arrested

Discontent is rising among a new generation of Tunisian youth, fueled by the unfulfilled promises of a revolution a decade ago.
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Unrest In Tunisia: What To Do, Who To Blame?

Tunisia has seen mass protests in the past three days over deteriorating living and economic conditions. The unrest has escalated into riots and clashes between security forces and protesters. The protests were mainly attended by young people under...
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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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Young Tunisians Riot, Marking 10 Years Since President's Resignation

Riots and looting shook parts of Tunisia early Sunday, days after the country marked the 10th anniversary of the resignation of long-time President Zein el Abidine Ben Ali in an Arab Spring revolution. The riots also came as Prime Minister Hichem...
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Young Tunisians Riot, Ransack Businesses On 10th Anniversary Of Resignation Of President 

Riots and looting shook parts of Tunisia early Sunday, days after the country marked the 10th anniversary of the resignation of long-time President Zein el Abidine Ben Ali in an Arab Spring revolution. The riots also came as Prime Minister Hichem...
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Tunisian Forces Arrest High-ranking Al-qaeda Operative, Interior Ministry States

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Tunisia's security services have detained a terrorist from among the leaders of the Al-Qaeda* terror group (banned in Russia), the country's interior ministry said on Thursday.
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Caf Cup: Coulibaly Brace Decides North African Showdown

Johannesburg (AFP) – Ivorian Souleymane Coulibaly starred as Etoile Sahel of Tunisia edged Al Mokawloon Al Arab of Egypt in the major CAF Confederation Cup last 32 attraction.   Etoile won the second leg, and the tie, 2-1 with Coulibaly...
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Tunisia Extends 5-year-old State Of Emergency

The Tunisian presidency on Friday announced a six-month extension of the country's state of emergency, in place since a 2015 attack on a presidential guard bus claimed by the Islamic State group.President Kais Saied “decided on the six-month...

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Four Pregnant Women Among 20 Migrants Found Dead Off Tunisia's Coast

Four pregnant women were among 20 migrants whose bodies were found off Tunisia's coast after their smuggling boat sank, Tunisian authorities said Friday, as search efforts continued for 13 others believed missing.Nineteen of the 20 migrants who died...

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Tunisian Foreign Ministry Denies Plans To Establish Diplomatic Relations With Israel

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Tunisia has no intention to establish diplomatic relations with Israel or participate in any initiatives that directly or collaterally violate the rights of Palestinians, the Tunisian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
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A Decade After The Arab Spring, Tunisia Fails To Keep Up With The Process Of Democratisation

Khedija LemkecherBy Sania FarooquiNEW DELHI, India, Dec 22 2020 (IPS) Ten years ago a young street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi set himself afire in the central Tunisian provincial town of Sidi Bouzid to protest against police harassment. Bouazizi’s...
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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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10 Years Since Beginning Of Arab Spring

The Arab Spring was a series of anti-government uprisings that started in Tunisia in 2010 and later spread to other Arab countries, including Egypt and Syria.
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