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Saturday Jul 19 | Reuters

Tunisia orders crackdown after militants kill 14 soldiers

Tunisia on Saturday launched a crackdown on mosques and radio stations associated with hardline Islamists after militants killed 14 soldiers in an area near the country's border with Algeria.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Al Jazeera

Gunmen kill Tunisian soldiers near Algeria

At least two Tunisian soldiers have been killed after gunmen attacked military checkpoints near the Algerian border, where the army has been conducting an operation to flush out armed groups, the ministry of defence has said.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceTHE Last Blue Ribbon

BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Life is a struggle, Tunisian says

The chauffeur goes unpaid, the children's private school fees are in arrears and making the $5,000 monthly rent is a struggle.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Al Bawaba

Landmines kill four Tunisian soldiers in Kef

The Salafist movement gained momentum and expanded its reach in Tunisia under Ennahda leadership following the oust of former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali At least four Tunisian soldiers were killed from land mines Wednesday in their offensive on jihadists in the country's northwest region, according to Agence France Presse.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Tunisia, Explosion

Engadget

What you need to know about social media activism

Protests in the Middle East, known as "The Arab Spring," echoed around the world.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceTHE Last Blue Ribbon

BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't.

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Related Topix: Bradenton, FL, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Prison, World News, Africa, Tunisia

The Washington Post

MAP: Where Islamic veils are banned a " and where they are mandatory

Red : Veil or head scarf is banned; Yellow : Veil or head scarf was previously banned; Green : Veil or head scarf is mandatory.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Maliki has only himself to blame for Iraqa s crisis

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki waits for the arrival of U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry ahead of their meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad June 23, 2014.

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Star-Telegram.com

Tunisia to revamp drug laws as prisons fill up

Tunisia is revamping its draconian drug laws, which have been condemned for having minimum sentences of at least a year and not distinguishing between hard and soft drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Africa, Tunisia, Activism

Wed Jun 25, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceTHE Last Blue Ribbon

BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't.

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Related Topix: Bradenton, FL, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Prison, World News, Africa, Tunisia

Reuters

Tunisia to hold parliamentary, presidential elections in October and November

Tunisia's parliament on Wednesday agreed to hold parliamentary elections on Oct. 26 and a presidential poll a month later, another step towards full democracy in the country that toppled its autocrat ruler in 2011.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Tunisia to raise private sector minimum wage by 6 percent

Tunisia is set increase the minimum wage for about 1.5 million private sector workers for the first time since 2012, the country's Chambers of Commerce and Industry said on Monday.

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