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  1. Project to gather and send supplies to Tunisian Scouts is a more difficult task than you'd thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | The Press-Enterprise

    Little did he know that by the time he finished, he would have developed contacts in North Africa and get a letter of commendation from a United States ambassador. Only 4 percent of Scouts reach the Eagle rank, which is the highest a Scout can earn.

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    May 15, 2017 | Times of Oman

    Protesters, who are demanding jobs and a share in revenue from the area's natural resources, block the road which is usually used by foreign oil companies to go the oilfield in Tataouine, Tunisia on May 12, 2017. Photo - Reuters Protesters, who are demanding jobs and a share in revenue from the area's natural resources, block the road which is usually used by foreign oil companies to go the oilfield in Tataouine, Tunisia on May 12, 2017.

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  3. In marginalized south Tunisia, unrest over gas tests governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Reuters

    KAMOUR, Tunisia, May 15 In Tatatouine province in Tunisia's southern Sahara, around 1,000 protesters living in a makeshift campsite are threatening to blockade roads used by foreign companies to access nearby gas and oilfields. They want a larger slice of the gas proceeds to go towards the development of Tatatouine, an area of high poverty and unemployment.

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  4. Tunisia: Army Deployed to Protect Oil and Gas Fields Against ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    For the first time, troops in Tunisia are to be deployed to protect key industrial sites against protests, sit-ins and strikes. Poverty, unemployment and corruption are ongoing issues in the North African state.

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  5. .com | Thousands protest in Tunisia to demand jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | News24

    A Tunisian woman waves her national flag during a rally to mark the fifth anniversary of the uprising that inspired the Arab Spring. El Kef - Thousands protested in northeastern Tunisia on Thursday to mark a general strike over unemployment and poverty, six years since a revolution ignited by similar grievances.

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  6. Today In History Slideshow | 4-13-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The Duke of Edinburgh, in Rome with Princess Elizabeth, is shown during workout to play in the annual tournament between Italian teams and teams from Malta, April 13, 1951. Country western musician Spade Cooley wipes a tear away after hearing his daughter testify at the coroner's inquest into the death of Cooley's wife Ella Mae, April 13, 1961, in Bakersfield.

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  7. UNIDO and partners to create more than 6,000 jobs for young people in TunisiaRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | World News Report

    The United Nations Industrial Development Organization , the US Agency for International Development , the Italian Development Cooperation and the HP Foundation yesterday launched the second phase of UNIDO's youth employment project. "Mashrou3i" aims to create more than 6,000 jobs for young people in Tunisia over the next five years.

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  8. Terrorists returning home to TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Economist

    "IF BEN GUERDANE had been located next to Falluja, we would have liberated Iraq." So said Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, before he was killed a decade ago.

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  9. Riots in Tunisia on revolt's anniversary, protests greet presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  10. .com | Tunisia marks low key revolution anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | News24

    Tunisia on Saturday marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare, after official recognition of failure on the economic and social fronts. On the anniversary of the uprising which inspired Arab Spring revolts across the region, several protests were staged and the presidential convoy was stoned by demonstrators.

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  11. Protests mark Tunisian revolution's sixth anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    Tunisia on Saturday marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare [Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters] Several protests over jobs have been staged in several Tunisian towns and the presidential convoy was stoned by demonstrators, on the sixth anniversary of the north African country's revolution. Protests erupted in Sidi Bouzid, Meknassi and Gafsa, where Essebsi visited to mark the 2011 uprising that ousted autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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  12. Hoping to preserve democracy, Tunisia woos foreign investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Newsday

    Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, center, Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, left, and French Prime Minister Manuel Valls attend the opening ceremony of "Tunisia 2020", an international investment conference, in Tunis, Tunisia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. International investors are converging on Tunisia as the government tries to drum up billions of dollars to keep its young democracy from falling into economic collapse.

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  13. Hoping to preserve democracy, Tunisia woos foreign investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    International investors pledged billions of dollars on Tuesday as the Tunisian government tries to drum up funds at an investment conference to keep its young democracy from falling into economic collapse. Qatar announced $1.25 billion dollars to help boost development in the North African country, with the emir of Qatar asking, "Are we going to help or ... are we going to watch it face its troubles alone?" More than 2,000 people - prime ministers, CEOs and other participants from some 40 countries including the United States and China - are in Tunis for the two-day conference.

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  14. Back to Square One in Tunisia as Protests Spread, Promise FadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Unrest in Tunisia triggered the Arab Spring, and it's bubbling up again. In the capital, ministers have to pick their way around the mattresses and tattered blankets of protest camps to get to work.

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  15. Albanians protest law allowing refuse imports for recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Reuters

    TIRANA, Oct 1 Several thousand Albanians protested in the capital on Saturday to demand Prime Minister Edi Rama scrap a law allowing waste imports for recycling that has revived fears the country could become Europe's refuse dump. Rama angered environmentalists last week by reinstating the legislation in a bid to prop up the country's flagging recycling industry just three years after he repealed a similar law proposed by the previous government soon after coming to power.

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  16. Protests hit Tunisia phosphate output again - officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Reuters

    Protesters have partly blocked Tunisia's phosphate production, a month after state-run Gafsa Phosphate announced an agreement to hire new workers to end demonstrations that had disrupted output for months, an official said. The Gafsa protests are becoming one of the first tests for the new government of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, who has said he would take a strong position against sit-ins that damaged the country's economy.

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  17. Tunisia water shortages spark 'thirst uprising' warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | New Vision

    The Tunisian citizens' water observatory, known as Watchwater, warned last month the country could face a "thirst uprising" reminiscent of the protest movement that spread across Tunisia nearly six years ago Residents of the Nile Delta town of Borg Al-Borollos fill cans with water during a shortage in 2007 by Mounir Souissi Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record. Residents in the interior are suffering long water supply cuts, reservoirs are running dry and farmers are seeing significant losses, adding to social tensions in a country still struggling with instability since its 2011 revolution.

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  18. Ex-Hearts of Oak star Uriah Asante laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Former player of Hearts of Oak Uriah Asante was yesterday laid to rest at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Accra. The funeral which was strictly attended by family and friends of the former Etoile du Sahel midfielder saw several tributes being read for the ex-football star.

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  19. As I Open My Eyes Movie ReviewRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2016 | Shockya.com

    AS I OPEN MY EYES Kino Lorber Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B Director: Leyla Bouzid Written by: Leyla Bouzid, Marie-Sophie Chambon Cast: Baya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Ayari, Aymen Omrani, Lassaad Jamoussi Screened at: Review 2, NYC, 8/30/16 Opens: September 9, 2016 Rock stars make more money than doctors. People pay happily to see rock stars because they're exciting, but they pay doctors, generally less entertaining, regretfully.

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