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AP Explainer: Why are youth protests sweeping Tunisia?
Middle East

AP Explainer: Why are youth protests sweeping Tunisia?

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A growing groundswell of youth unrest, tapping into a well of economic frustration, is sweeping Tunisia…
Young Tunisians clash with police days after revolution anniversary
Middle East

Young Tunisians clash with police days after revolution anniversary

TUNIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline…
Tunisian PM appoints new ministers in sweeping cabinet reshuffle
Middle East

Tunisian PM appoints new ministers in sweeping cabinet reshuffle

TUNIS, (Reuters) – Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi named 12 new ministers on Saturday in a cabinet reshuffle he hopes…
Nostalgia for old era challenges Tunisia’s democratic gains
Middle East

Nostalgia for old era challenges Tunisia’s democratic gains

MONASTIR, Tunisia (AP) — Flanked by columns of private security, Tunisian lawmaker Abir Moussi recently swept onto a stage to…
Tunisia president to launch dialogue to ‘correct the revolution’ process
Middle East

Tunisia president to launch dialogue to ‘correct the revolution’ process

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian President Kais Saied will launch in coming weeks a national dialogue that will include political parties…
4 pregnant women among 20 migrants dead in Tunisia sinking
Middle East

4 pregnant women among 20 migrants dead in Tunisia sinking

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Four pregnant women were among 20 migrants whose bodies were found off Tunisia’s coast after their…
Self-immolation persists as grim form of protest in Tunisia
Middle East

Self-immolation persists as grim form of protest in Tunisia

KASSERINE, Tunisia (AP) — In his old life, Hosni Kalaia remembers strolling the streets of his hometown of Kasserine in…
Egypt’s U20 AFCON squad withdraws after several players contract COVID-19
Egypt

Egypt’s U20 AFCON squad withdraws after several players contract COVID-19

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced Tuesday that it has withdrawn its youth team for the U20 Africa Cup of…
Ten years on, anger grows in Tunisian town where ‘Arab Spring’ began
Middle East

Ten years on, anger grows in Tunisian town where ‘Arab Spring’ began

SIDI BOUZID, Tunisia (Reuters) – Ten years ago, a fruit seller set himself ablaze in the central Tunisian town of…
After Arab Spring, a decade of upheaval and lost hopes
Middle East

After Arab Spring, a decade of upheaval and lost hopes

CAIRO (AP) — Was it real? It’s all been erased so completely, so much blood has been shed and destruction…
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