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News on Tunisia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Islamic State reportedly seeking biological weapons

An image grab taken from a video uploaded on social networks on August 28, 2014, shows young men in underwear being marched barefoot along a desert road before being allegedly executed on August 27, 2014 by Islamic State militants at an undisclosed location in Syria's Raqa Province.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Tunisia Recovers Bodies of Syrian Boat Migrants

Tunisian authorities say the country's coast guard has recovered at least 41 bodies of migrants, mostly Syrians, who drowned trying to sail to Europe.

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18 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Ron Pradinuk / Winnipeg Free Press Tunisa is a beautiful and tranquil place resplendent with history.

In the week or two after Labour Day, travel-agency bookings are a bit slow, as families send their children off to school and people get back to a more traditional post-summer pattern at work.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Straits Times

Tunisia recovers 14 bodies from sea near Libya

A picture taken on August 29, 2014 shows a body floating on the water after a boat carrying illegal migrants from Libya sank off the shores of the coastal town of Ben Guerdane, in south-east Tunisia.Tunisia rescuers recovered the bodies of at least 14 people drifting at sea near Libya's maritime borders, in an area that has seen many boatloads of ... (more)

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AlertNet

Tunisia recovers 15 migrants' bodies from sea near Libya

The Tunisian coast guard recovered on Friday the bodies of 15 migrants, most probably Syrians, who drowned when their boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea near the maritime border with Libya, officials said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

New 'Star Wars' Comic Chronicles The Rise of Darth Vader

People dressed up as Darth Vader and the Emperor's Royal Guard from the Star Wars movies participate in a parade during a tourism event in Tozeur, May 3, 2014.

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Foreign Policy

Found: The Islamic State's Terror Laptop of Doom

Abu Ali, a commander of a moderate Syrian rebel group in northern Syria, proudly shows a black laptop partly covered in dust.

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Al Bawaba

George Wassouf wheeled into Tunisia airport amid health deterioration concerns

If you tend to follow George Wassouf 's news, then you're bound to know all about the Syrian singer's drunken performances and mishaps over the years! And the signs of fatigue were quite apparent on the singer's face and body upon his arrival into Tunisia airport.

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Iol.co.za

Nervous flyer stranded for a month

In fact, she was so scared of flying that she and her fiance ended up stranded for a month in Tunisia - and had to fork out an estimated 5 000 to get home.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

'Sexual jihad' makes a disturbing comeback for ISIS terrorists

Making itself known last summer, the fatwa-authorized sex jihad is making a strong comeback throughout the Muslim World.

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Chosun Ilbo

U.S. to Give Tunisia $60 Million in Military Aid

The United States plans to give Tunisia $60 million in military aid to help the country meet a threat by Islamic militants.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Construction Works of Conveyor Belt Production Unit Launched in Kasserine

Construction works of a conveyor belt production unit were launched Tuesday in the industrial area Thala Road in Kasserine, project promoter Moncef Oueslati told TAP correspondent in the region.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Six Million Energy Saving Lamps to Be Distributed for Free From 2015

Some 6 million energy saving lamps will be distributed for free starting from 2015, said an official of the National Agency for Energy Management .

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CBC News

Dieppe family from Tunisia facing deportation

The Ben Cheikh Brahim family has been living in New Brunswick for three years, but the family has been asked to leave voluntarily by Sept.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tablehopper

Opening Soon: Bistro L'Aviateur, French with International Influences

A report by Dana Eastland. As we mentioned back in March , there is a new bistro headed to 21st Street in the Mission, called ~L'AVIATEUR~ .

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The Miami Herald

US giving extra $60M in military aid to Tunisia

The head of the U.S. African command, Gen. David Rodriguez, said Tuesday during a visit to Tunisia that aid would be for training, mine detection, naval craft and counter-terrorism exercies with Tunisian troops.

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The Daily Star

US to give Tunisia military aid to battle Islamists

Tunisian soldiers patrolling in the Mount Chaambi region where the Tunisian army has been tracking militants, June 11, 2013.

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Al Jazeera

US to give Tunisia $60m in military aid

The US is to give Tunisia $60m of military aid to help it fight armed groups who threaten to destabilise the country's democracy, a senior US official has said.

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American Reporter

Market MoverGIVE Me Liberty or Give Me Vodafone

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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The Daily Star

German woman killed in Tunisia: ministry

A Tunisian border policeman stands guard at the border crossing of Ras el-Jedir Ben Guerdane, southeast of Tunis August 2, 2014.

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