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  1. Tunisia: Businessmen Arrested in 'War On Corruption'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after the arrest of three businessmen and a customs officer suspected of graft and financing protests. Corruption was widespread under Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the president who was ousted in a 2011 uprising, and has remained endemic since.

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  2. Tunisian businessmen arrested in 'war on corruption'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after the arrest of three businessmen and a customs officer suspected of graft and financing protests. Corruption was widespread under Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the president who was ousted in a 2011 uprising, and has remained endemic since.

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  3. .com | Tunisia declares 'war on graft' after social unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after the arrest of three businessmen and a customs officer on suspicion of graft and financing protests in the North African country. Corruption was widespread under longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who was ousted in a 2011 uprising, and has remained endemic since.

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  4. Tunisia Raises Interest Rate to Highest in More Than 5 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    ... million. The government has been struggling to revive the economy since the 2011 ouster of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali set in motion the so-called Arab Spring uprisings across the Arab world. Officials have been struggling to curb rising ...

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  5. Tensions in Tunisia Escalate Over Protester's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Bawaba

    ... "makes Tunisians feel that nothing has changed since January 14, 2011," the day former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled the country. "Otherwise, the worst is to be feared." In January 2016, Tunisia was rocked by another wave of social unrest ...

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  6. .com | Tunisia protester death raises fears of more unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | News24

    ... "Work! Freedom! National Dignity!" - a slogan from the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. In January 2016, Tunisia was rocked by some of the worst social unrest since the 2011 protests that sparked the Arab Spring ...

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  7. Tunisian protester's - accidental' death raises fears of more unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | South China Morning Post

    ... "Work! Freedom! National Dignity!" - a slogan from the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. In January 2016, Tunisia was rocked by some of the worst social unrest since the 2011 protests that sparked the Arab Spring ...

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  8. Tunisia forces clash with protesters, one killed, stations burnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Reuters

    Tunisian security forces firing teargas clashed with protesters on Monday after they burned down two police stations following the death of a young man hit by a police vehicle during protests over jobs in the south. Unrest in Tatatouine province have escalated into violence after protesters targeted oil and gas facilities to block production and pressure Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's government for work and development in the marginalized region.

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  9. .com | Tunisian protester 'accidentally' killed in south: ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | News24

    ... rocked by some of the worst social unrest since the 2011 revolution that toppled veteran dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Anger erupted after the death of a 28-year-old unemployed man who was electrocuted when he climbed a power pole while ...

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  10. One killed as Tunisia police forces clash with protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Iol.co.za

    Tunisian security forces firing teargas clashed with protesters on Monday after they burned down two police stations following the death of a young man hit by a police vehicle during protests over jobs in the south. Unrest in Tataouine province have escalated into violence after protesters targeted oil and gas facilities to block production to pressure Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's government for work and development in the marginalised region.

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  11. Tunisian forces clash with protesters at oil fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Al Jazeera

    Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on Monday to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding jobs and a share in revenue from gas and oil companies, as weeks of unrest over jobs and funding in the country's southern provinces escalated into violence. Protesters briefly forced the closure of the Vana pumping station, one of several oil and gas stations impacted over the weekend, after the army allowed an engineer to shut it to avoid a confrontation.

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  12. Tunisia forces fire tear gas in showdown with protesters after energy sites shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Reuters

    Tunisian security forces fired tear gas on Monday to disperse hundreds of protesters trying to take over a gas pumping station, as weeks of unrest over jobs and funding in the country's southern provinces escalated into violence. Protesters briefly forced the closure of the Vana pumping station, one of several oil and gas stations impacted over the weekend, after the army allowed an engineer to shut it to avoid a confrontation.

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  13. .com | Tunisian army fires shots to warn off protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | News24

    ... Freedom! National Dignity!" - a slogan from the 2011 uprising that brought down veteran dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and sparked the Arab Spring uprisings. Similar protests have rocked other parts of Tunisia, mainly in inland regions, with ...

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  14. With a heavy baggage of anti-Muslim rhetoric, Trump tells Arab allies ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Big News Network.com

    ... seen to contradict the U.S. action under his predecessor Barack Obama, who did not stop President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt from being toppled during the Arab Spring in December 2011. Trump added on ...

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  15. Trump's speech to Muslim world a tough sellRead the original story

    Sunday May 21 | GantDaily.com

    ... always back its allies." Back in December 2011, the US under Obama did nothing to stop President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and and President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt from being toppled during the Arab Spring. And in 2011 Lavrov, who recently ...

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  16. .com | Ben Ali nephew apologises to Tunisia for corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | News24

    Imed Trabelsi, a nephew of toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, apologised to the Tunisian people on national television on Friday for the endemic corruption during the regime. In his testimony to the Truth and Dignity Commission , a tribunal established after the 2011 revolution, Trabelsi recounted how he got rich thanks to a well-oiled system involving the complicity of customs officers, high officials and ministers.

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  17. Tunisian Protesters Want Jobs, Shut Down Oil FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Voice of America

    Tunisian protesters shut an oil pumping station that feeds a coastal terminal Saturday after a standoff with troops, escalating a weeks-long protest for jobs in their marginalized southern region. Tunisia is a small oil producer with around 44,000 barrels per day nationwide.

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  18. UPDATE 1-Tunisia army fires shots in air to disperse gas protesters - local radioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Reuters

    Tunisian troops fired shots in the air to disperse protesters who tried to close down a gas pumping in southern Tatatouine province as part of their demands for jobs, a witness and two local radio stations said on Saturday. There were no immediate reports of any injuries around the gas pumping station near Vana in Tatatouine, where troops have been stationed as part of plans to protect gas and oil facilities from disruption.

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  19. Tunisia southern gas protests tense as negotiations falterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Reuters

    Tunisian protesters threatening to blockade gas production in the south of the country on Thursday rejected a government offer of jobs and investment and moved their protest closer to a pipeline and pumping station. The protests in southern Tatatouine are testing Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's government and have already forced two foreign energy companies to halt production or remove staff as a precaution because of threats of disruption.

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  20. Tunisians wonder whether to let powerful crooks off the hookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Economist

    SHOUTING "no to forgiveness" may sound awfully cruel. But on May 13th thousands of Tunisians marched through Tunis, the capital, waving banners with that slogan.

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