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News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Nancy Ajram is feeling the love as the Carthage festival is no longer one diva short

It's a good thing she forgives quickly! The Lebanese superstar could be holding on to the diss she was dished from Tunisia's former Minister of Culture, Mehdi Mabrouk , when he said, "Over my dead body Nancy Ajram will sing on the Carthage stage," but she's chosen to forgive and forget and accept the invite afforded her by the new man in charge, ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Nerve News

Caliphate opposed to Shia apostasy and, eventually to Sunni monarchies

The expanding Shia-Sunni conflict in the Muslim world is exposing vast gaps in popular understanding of the schism.

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Yesterday | Ma'an News Agency

2,000 Tunisians protest against Israel's Gaza assault

Some 2,000 people, mostly supporters of the main Islamist party, protested in Tunis Friday against Israel's military offensive in Gaza, which has claimed more than 100 lives in four days.

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Yesterday | American Reporter

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BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Post

Canada's billionaire refugee having a hard time making ends meet

The chauffeur goes unpaid, the children's private school fees are in arrears and making the $5,000 monthly rent is a struggle.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Tunisia police fire tear gas at protesters

Tunisian police fired tear gas overnight to disperse protesters demanding the release of suspected members of an Al-Qaeda-linked group arrested in the restive Sidi Bouzid region, the government said on Friday.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Ben Jaafar, Abassi Discuss Preparations for Upcoming Elections

The general situation in the country and measures needed to encourage Tunisians to register to vote were discussed at a meeting held Thursday between President of the National Constituent Assembly Mustapha Ben Jaafar and Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union Houcine Abassi.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Wire

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Soci t Tunisienne de R assurance

The outlook for both ratings remains stable. The ratings of Tunis Re reflect its strong risk-adjusted capitalisation, good underwriting performance and solid business position in its domestic market.

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BBC News

Tunisia election computers hacked

The elections in October and November will be the second in Tunisia since long-serving ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Al was ousted in 2011.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Savage Minds

The year of the freedom technologist

John is a Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University, in Melbourne.

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Russia Taday

Tunisia: Where the Arab Spring has not yet turned to winter

Neil Clark is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. His award winning blog can be found at www.neilclark66.blogspot.com .

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Hispanic Business

Tunisia : AfDB approves USD 75 million non-sovereign guarantee...

It comprises: a Central Processing Facility that will collect gas received from the Nawara field to be compressed prior to transport via the gas pipeline for the commercial gas and the Trapsa oil pipeline for the condensates; a 370 km pipeline for rich gas, condensates and commercial products with a design capacity of 10 million cubic metres/day; ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Humans Rights Watch

Tunisia: Reinstate Judges Fired Arbitrarily

All the official talk of reforming Tunisia's judiciary rings hollow so long as the government doesn't carry out the administrative court decision calling the judges' summary dismissal improper and void.

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Christian Science Monitor

'The New Arabs' asks: Who is remaking the Middle East?

The New Arabs: How the Wired and Global Youth of the Middle East is Transforming It, by Juan Cole, Simon and Schuster, 384 pages Historians tend to gravitate toward big, booming personalities.

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TrekEarth

The long way to the Mausoleum

The Bourguiba Family Mausoleum is one of the main attractions of Monastir. It was built in 1963 and later expanded.

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News24

.com | Ageing Tunisia ex-PM to run for president

More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, says a UN report, warning the region will miss most of its development goals.

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Al Bawaba

He's got the power! Latifa sings a warning for leaders to care for the less fortunate

She's allegedly said no to theme song offers for Ramadan TV dramas, and she's sticking to singing her patriotic heart out.

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Al Bawaba

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A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation attended a seminar entitled ''Implantation in Dubai: A Platform opened to the Gulf and the Middle East Market'' organised by Sfax Chamber at hotel les Oliviers Palace, Sfax, in Tunisia recently.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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Samsung Tunisia - Backup Memory -

It's the "backup memory" app, an app that helps an Alzheimer patient "remember" who they are speaking to by checking their phone.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Rediscover values that once made Arab world great

Aimen Zine / the associated press files Members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly celebrate the adoption of a new constitution earlier this year.

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