Tunisia

The Crisis, the Pandemic, and the Realities of Tunisia

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After its president, Kais Saied, ousted the prime minister, dissolved parliament for a month, and stripped deputies of their immunity, the situation in Tunisia remains a top story in the media landscape of the country and the region. These decisions were announced against the backdrop of public protests on July 25, as the population at large remains dissatisfied…

Events in Tunisia Capture the World’s Attention

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The recent actions of Tunisian President Kais Saied have grabbed the world’s attention and can only be compared with the Arab Spring, the cradle of which the North African country was ten years ago. The nonpartisan president Kais Saied, elected in 2019, showed a personal responsibility in the need to curb corruption and the political demagoguery of parliament…

Tunisia Once Again Plunged into a Protest Wave

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Ten years after the outbreak of the Arab Spring in the Middle East, Tunisia, its cradle, has once again plunged into a wave of protest, the cause of which was the same problems unresolved by the “revolutionaries”: primarily in the socio-economic field, the fight against unemployment, mainly affecting young people, the dominance of corruption…

President of Tunisia Rushes to Support Libya

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Tunisian President Kais Saied visited Libya on March 17 after the constitutional oath of office of the transitional Government of National Unity, becoming the first foreign politician to meet personally with the new Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh after the vote of confidence in the interim cabinet. The main point of the visit was the talks of Kais Saied with…

Tunisia is Yet Again at the Forefront of a Tide of Protests

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Ten years after the beginning of the “Arab spring” that swept the Greater Middle East, Tunisia – the birthplace of that – yet again led a wave of protests caused by the same problems that remained unresolved by its “revolutionaries”, primarily concerning the socioeconomic sphere and the fight against unemployment, which particularly affects young people…

What does the Future Hold for Tunisia?

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Tunisia is popular tourist destination in North Africa, a cultural melting pot, with Roman, Arab, and Western cultural influences and European progressiveness. However, Tunisia’s attractiveness as a holiday destination has not been the only reason why the country has been in the news over the past decade. Tunisia was where the wave of color…

The Arab Spring has Come to an End Right Where it Started

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The so-called Arab Spring, which began with the string of revolutionary events in Tunisia has now officially ended. It ended last month with Tunisia getting swept by a wave of new demonstrations, with thousands of people taking to the streets…

How Tunisia Got Transformed into a Major Exporter of Jihadists?

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The terrorist attack on the Christmas market in Berlin that occurred on December 19, resulted in government officials pledging their commitment to the speedy deportation of failed asylum seekers…

Tunisia and its Security Challenges

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According to a recent statement by Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi, in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in the resort town of Sousse, a state of emergency is going to be introduced across the country for the next 30 days to allow local army and police…

Recent Attack in Tunisia or “There is No Prophet in His Own Country”

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This year the Friday of 9th Ramadan became truly “burning” for Tunisia: 40 people were killed, many more wounded. In the holy month for all Muslims, in which “the Qur’an was revealed” (Al-Baqarah 2: 185), when…

Should Tunisia be Thanking Washington for the Recent Terrorist Attacks?

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After a terrorist attack carried out by “Islamic State” (ISIL) militants on a hotel resort in Tunisia on June 26, that resulted in 39 people being killed, the situation in the country has begun to reach boiling point. This attack…

Tunisia: New Occupant of the Palace at Carthage

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The new occupant of the palace at Carthage (the location of the ancient city in the suburbs of Tunis), the…

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