An assassination shakes Tunisia

The North-African country is again plunged into instability after a high-profile leftist opposition leader who was a vehement scourge of radical Islamists, Chokri Belaid, was slain on 6 February in what many consider a larger plot by extremists that have as of lately put the country under threat deteriorating both the social, the political and …

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Tunisia celebrates a key anniversary

Today, 14th of January, marks a remarkable date: two years have gone by since the overthrow and exile of former Tunisian President Ben Ali, a momentous moment for both the birthplace of the Arab Spring and the whole region. Tunisians feel there is little to celebrate, though, as things are not getting any better. Young people, the …

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Tunisia inaugurated the "Arab Spring". How is it behaving?

These days, Tunisia is supposed to be celebrating the first anniversary of the holding of real fair free transparent elections for the first time in the Arab world. Indeed, Tunisia was the state where the "Arab Spring" was first kindled (although some believe this phenomena can be tracked back to previous events), its population staging …

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