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1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

Libyans flee Tripoli violence

Thousands of Libyans have been crossing the border into Tunisia to flee fighting between rival militias in Tripoli, the state-run Tunisian news agency TAP reported on Tuesday.

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7 hrs ago | TrekEarth

~ into the light ~

Watching the boat marina and the sea from the top in Sidi Bou Said is simply irresistible especially when the strong light strikes upon the ripply water producing the silver effect.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Global Voices Online

Leaked Cybercrime Law Could Undo Tunisia's Pioneer Status on Internet Rights

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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The Nation

Thais in Libya to be flown back home

Thailand decided yesterday to evacuate all of its nationals in war-torn Libya after the fighting intensified and many countries, including the United States, relocated their citizens and closed their diplomatic missions.

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Daily Times

President emphasizes for further efforts to boost Pak-Tunisia economic relations

President Mamnoon Hussain has underscored the need for greater efforts by Pakistan and Tunisia to strengthen economic interactions as the existing level of mutual trade was incommensurate with the equation being enjoyed by the two countries.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABC News

More than 150 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

At least 36 people, mostly civilian, have been killed in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said.

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Ananova

British Embassy Convoy Attacked In Libya

A British Embassy convoy in Libya has been fired at during an attempted carjacking, as UK nationals were urged to leave the country immediately.

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Salon

Wired for change: Millennials, hashtag activism and today's new Arabs

The role of the Internet in the revolutions that began in 2011 has provoked debate.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Rocket kills children in Egypt

Four children were killed and five other people were injured when a rocket landed near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town in Sinai near the border with Gaza, security officials said Saturday.

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The Baltimore Sun

Militants kill two Tunisian soldiers near Algerian border: army

At least 2 Tunisian soldiers were killed on Saturday when Islamist militants attacked a checkpoint in a remote area of Kef region near the Algerian border, the second attack on an outpost in less than two weeks, authorities said.

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The Charlotte Observer

2 Tunisian soldiers killed near Algeria border

TUNIS, Tunisia The Tunisian Defense Ministry says a group of terrorists killed two soldiers in an ambush and wounded six others near the country's border with Algeria.

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AlertNet

Militants kill 2 Tunisian soldiers near Algerian border -army

At least 2 Tunisian soldiers were killed on Saturday when Islamist militants attacked a checkpoint in a remote area of Kef region near the Algerian border, the second attack on an outpost in less than two weeks, authorities said.

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KIMA

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias.

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In-depth Africa

Setif beat Al-Ahly, edges closer to CAF semis

Algerians Entente Setif moved closer to a first CAF Champions League semi-finals appearance by defeating Libyans Al-Ahly Benghazi 2-0 in Tunisia this weekend.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Townhall

Deadliest Ever Islamic Attack on Tunisian Army

The past few weeks, from France to Gaza, have seen many Islamic attacks. A record for the deadliest attack in Tunisia was also set last week.

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Newswise

U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Social Venture in Tunisia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - 24 July 2014 - What began as a student-led project at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business has turned into a startup.

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UPI

FMS proposed to Bolster Tunisian security capabilities

The North African country of Tunisia is seeking to improve its security capabilities with help from the United States military.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: World Bank Approves U.S.$300 Million for Governance Program

Tunis, - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved, on Thursday, a US$300 million programme focused on improving the performance and local governance of municipalities.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Houston Chronicle

On the Move: Follow the adventures of an expat spouse

Leslie Sjurseth is no stranger to the expat life. Since 1982, she has accompanied her husband on several international work-related assignments.

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State Department

Press Releases: Government of Tunisia Issues $500 Million Bond With U.S. Guarantee

Today, the Republic of Tunisia closed on its offering of a $500 million sovereign bond issuance guaranteed by the United States of America, acting through the U.S. Agency for International Development .

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