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Tunisia Assures Star Wars Sets Are Safe From ISIS

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — It was a flood of messages from concerned friends abroad that alerted the president of Tunisia's Star Wars fan club that the s...

Tunisia Rounds Up Suspected Militants After Museum Attack

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2015 | World

By Tarek Amara TUNIS, March 21 (Reuters) - Tunisian authorities have arrested more than 20 suspected militants following the Bardo ...

Tunisia Official: Gunmen Trained In Libya Before Museum Attack

AP | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The two extremist gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis trained in neighboring Libya before carrying out the deadly...

PM: Tunisian Museum Gunman Known To Intelligence Services

AP | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's prime minister says one of the two gunmen who killed 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians at the Bardo museum was kn...

Dramatic Video Shows Terrified Visitors Fleeing Tunisia Museum Attack

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

Dramatic footage broadcast on Tunisian television Wednesday showed dozens of people fleeing the Bardo museum in the Tunisian capital, after gunmen ope...

Gunmen Kill 19 In Attack On Tunisian Museum

AP | Posted 03.19.2015 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Foreign tourists scrambled in panic Wednesday after militants stormed a museum in Tunisia's capital and killed 19 people, "shoo...

Exit Polls: Ex-Regime Official Wins Tunisia's Presidential Election

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian polling firms have declared Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old official from previous regimes, as the winner of Sunday...

Tunisia Votes In Historic Presidential Runoff

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

By Tarek Amara TUNIS, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Tunisians voted on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the co...

Tunisia Is Where The Arab Spring Worked -- And Why

The European | Florian Guckelsberger and Lars Mensel | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Florian Guckelsberger and Lars Mensel of The European sat down with Rafik Abdessalem -- the former foreign minister of Tunisia and a leading membe...

10 Things The World Should Know About Tunisia's Elections

Al Huffington Post | Monia Ben Hamadi | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

On October 23, 2011, the Tunisian people elected a Constituent Assembly in their first ever “free” elections, which were organized following the p...

Tunisia Forces Kill 5 Women In Militant Raid

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2014 | World

TUNIS, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces on Friday killed six people, including five women, after a standoff with an Islami...

Sophia Jones

Tunisian Man Saves His Brother From Becoming A Suicide Bomber

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Mohamed Ikbel has grown accustomed to the phone calls at seemingly every hour of the day. Parents plead with him to help track down ...

Nearly 50 Inmates Escape Tunisian Prison

AP | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Dozens of Tunisian inmates staged a prison break in a southern coastal town after overpowering guards, a top corrections official sa...

177 Injured In Tunisian Riots

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — A strike in a low income region of Tunisia has degenerated into a second day of clashes between police and protesters, leaving ...

From Tunisia To Egypt, Is This The Beginning Of A Trend?

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protests continue to sweep Egypt, as the world waits to see if President Hosni Mubarak will be forced from office. Those protesters are not alone. The...