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

1 hr ago | CNN

Power outages for the entire Tunisia and contradictory statements by officials raises doubts

The power goes out for the entire territory of the Republic of Tunisia on Sunday evening 31 August 2014 precedent did not get since June 30, 2002 that reasons returns to report on the corruption of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali broadcasted on the channel "Al Jazeera" , but this time came the statements contradictory, where the Interior ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Gunmen in Tunisia Attempt to Kill Politician

Interior Ministry spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui said six men came to the home of Mohammed Ali Nasri, a member of the secular party "Nida Tounes" , early Tuesday morning.

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5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Gunmen in Tunisia attempt to kill politician

Interior Ministry spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui said six men came to the home of Mohammed Ali Nasri, a member of the secular party "Nida Tounes" , early Tuesday morning.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Reuters

Tunisian deputy survives assassination attempt

A deputy in Tunisia's transitional parliament survived an assassination attempt in the city of Kasserine, near the Algerian border, where security forces have been hunting Islamist militants for months.

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NBC29

Sen. Kaine Leads Congressional Delegation to North Africa, Spain

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, concluded a two-day visit to Tunisia.

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In-depth Africa

Genocidal Muslim Leader Who Called for Mass Murder Says Muslims Join...

The poor homicidal maniacs. If only they weren't "marginalized". That's the problem according the Tunisian Ennahda leader , Sheikh Rashid Al-Ghannushi.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Star

Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya coast

A body lies on the shore in the Tunisian city of Ben Guerdane on August 30, 2014, after a boatload of illegal migrants capsized in the sea near Libya's maritime border.

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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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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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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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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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