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By Dominique Bonessi
Thousands of Tunisians gathered in the capital Tunis on Thursday to celebrate Revolution Day, the five-year anniversary of the overthrow of the 23-year dictator President Ben Ali.
By PBS NewsHour
Russia has rescued one of the fighter pilots who was in a plane shot down by Turkey yesterday. Turkey claims the plane was in its airspace, but the pilot denies this. Also, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a…
By Joshua Barajas
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet won the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for its role in the building of a pluralistic democracy" in the country following the Jasmine Revolution in 2011.
In the wake of the Arab Spring, Tunisians hoped that jobs and prosperity would follow the rise of democracy in their country. But persistent unemployment and poverty have disenchanted many young people, sending waves of former protesters to fight for…
As the civil war worsens, more migrants are being smuggled off the shores of Libya and end up stranded in neighboring Tunisian waters, leaving it up to those working at sea to rescue them. The fishermen here say that over…
Three deadly attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia came just days after Islamic State militants urged followers to stage "calamities for non-believers" during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. William Brangham talks to Peter Neumann of the International Centre for…
Dozens are dead after three attacks on three continents. In Tunisia, a gunman opened fire at a hotel. In Kuwait, a suicide bomber attacked one of the capital's largest Shiite mosques. And in France, a man rammed a car into…
By News Desk
Italian police arrested a Moroccan man Tuesday evening for allegedly helping perpetrate the hours-long siege on Tunisia’s Bardo museum that left 22 people dead.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said it was open to raising interest rates, but the job market must improve and inflation has to move closer to 2 percent for a rate hike. Also, gunmen attacked Tunisia’s National…
Gunmen attacked a museum in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Wednesday, leaving 23 people dead, before security forces were able to stop them.
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