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1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Foreign Policy

Getting Out the Female Vote in Tunisia

The woman, in her late fifties and clad in a white headscarf and a long blue dress, stood in the middle of Avenue Bourguiba, in the heart of downtown Tunis, and fumbled in her purse.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Tunisia Recalls Diplomats From Libya

"We have decided to cut consular services provided by our consular missions in Tripoli and Benghazi, and to provide only necessary and urgent services," the Tunisian Foreign Ministry said on July 16th.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Tunisia Defies Terrorists Through Music

Najjar in Tunis - Tunisia ended its three-day mourning period for the soldiers slain at Jebel Chaambi, allowing the Carthage International Festival to resume on Monday .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

News24

.com | Tunisia faces dilemma in anti-jihadist campaign

Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.

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TrekEarth

Blue Tunisia 3

My third pic dedicated to the "blue Tunisia" serie is a classic caught in the port of Mahdia, with the typical blue boats of fishermen piled one against the other, a scene that reminded me a lot of the Moroccan city of Essaouira that many TE friends have had the opportunity to visit.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Radio Netherlands Wereldomroep

Radio Netherlands Worldwide

For almost two months, the FreeWeibo app offered readers an uncensored version of China's most popular social media network, Sina Weibo.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Debbie Schlussel

Tunisia, a Muslim Nation, Does What US Doesn't Have the Guts To But Should

It's rare that a Muslim nation is several steps ahead of America. It's also rare that a Muslim nation gets it and we don't.

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In-depth Africa

The African Union strongly condemns the recent attacks in Tunisia and ...

The African Union strongly condemns the recent attacks in Tunisia and Egypt / The AU calls for renewed African efforts against terrorism ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 21, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union , Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the attack carried out on 17 July 2014 ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Decision to Close "Ennour" and "Al Insan" Radio Stations Was ...

Tunis, - The decision to close the two radio stations "Ennour" and "Al Insan" was made in co-ordination with the High Independent Authority of Audio-visual Communication , as it is a constitutional authority, according to a communiqu of the Presidency of the Republic issued Sunday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Ramadan Prices Concern Tunisians

Many Tunisian families are struggling to balance their budgets, since the holy month coincides this year with the summer holidays.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Algeria, Tunisia Continues Common Fight Against Terrorism

Algeria and Tunisia reiterated their commitment to boosting coordination to curb terrorism, just several days after 14 Tunisian troops were killed near the Algerian border, local media reports.

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ABC News

Tunisia Cracks Down on Radical Mosques, Media

Tunisian authorities say all mosques and media calling for jihad are to be immediately closed in a bid to end a radical movement they fear will derail the nation's move to democracy.

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