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President-PM tensions mount in Tunis, calls for constitutional court grow

Young democracy challenged as parliament and head of state collide.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
20/02/2021

Tensions mount in Tunis as calls for constitutional court grow

Young democracy challenged as parliament and head of state collide

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
19/02/2021

Unrest rocks Arab cities as desperate citizens protest governments

In Tunisia, Lebanon and Sudan demonstrators slam poor living conditions, governments near bankruptcy

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
28/01/2021

Claims Tunisian president made antisemitic rhetoric false, says his office

Prior to the denial by the president’s office, the Conference of European Rabbis protested in a statement what they believed to be an antisemitic remark by Saied.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
21/01/2021
Presidential candidate Kais Saied speaks after the announcement of results of presidential election

Tunisian president sorry for antisemitic remarks, rabbi says

"The President of Tunisia a few minutes ago called up the chief rabbi of Djerba, Rabbi Haim Bitan and apologized for his diatribe against the Jews, faulting them for unrest in the country."

Protesters stand in front of riot police during a demonstration outside the parliamentary building i

Ten years after revolution, Tunisians again take to the streets

The capital’s large, poor western Tadamon neighborhood has seen some of the most violent fighting.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
19/01/2021

After a decade of democracy, Tunisians thirst for economic freedom

Italy received five times more migrants from Tunisia in 2020 than the previous year as they look to Europe for financial stability.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
15/01/2021
Ziv Yehezkel, 29 January 2019.

A Tunisian and an Israeli collaborated, the death threats shortly followed

Listeners were quick to respond: many called out his move as in opposition to the Palestinian cause and people.

PROTESTERS CLASH with police in Bahrain during 2011 Arab Spring protests

Has the Arab Spring led to an Arab Winter? - opinion

There have been lots of attempts at democratic revolutions in the Arab world, but the good guys keep losing.

By GWYNNE DYER
19/12/2020
Moroccan couscous soup with green fava beans

UNESCO announces couscous a world cultural heritage

This new prestigious status of couscous reflects the cultural cooperation and deep connection between the four countries that share its heritage: Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.

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