Tragedy in the Middle East
Noah Feldman’s “The Arab Winter” tries to find hope in a grim turn of events.
Suicide Bombers Attack Near U.S. Embassy in Tunisia
Two assailants arrived by motorcycle and targeted a security patrol, killing a police officer, officials said.
Lina Ben Mhenni, 36, ‘a Tunisian Girl’ Who Confronted Regime, Dies
Ms. Ben Mhenni used her blog to expose violence against protesters in the revolt that led to the government’s overthrow, and then to the Arab Spring.
How Much Do You Know About Tunisia?
Can you find Tunisia on a map? What else do you know about this North African nation with about 11.5 million people?
A New Secularism Is Appearing in Islam
Across much of the Islamic world, many Muslims are disillusioned with the ugly things done in the name of their religion.
Tunisia’s #MeToo Started Outside a High School. Will It End in Court?
Outrage over photographs of a politician appearing to sexually harass a student led hundreds of women to speak out about abuse. But how much change results may depend on a legal case.
Top Contender for Tunisia Presidency Freed From Jail, 4 Days Before Vote
Nabil Karoui, one of the two candidates in the runoff to become Tunisia’s president, was released after threatening to seek postponement of Sunday’s vote.
Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, 83, Tunisia Autocrat Ousted in Arab Spring, Dies
His oppressive rule set off uprisings that spread throughout the Arab world. He died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused to extradite him.
Little-Known Professor and a Media Mogul Advance in Tunisia’s Presidential Election
The two populists will vie for the country’s top job in a runoff election next month.
Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy
Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly.
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