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Tunisia jails rapper over lyrics ‘insulting’ to police

A Tunisian rapper was jailed on Thursday for four months over songs deemed insulting to police, in a retrial that his supporters say proves the authorities are harassing dissident artists. The ruling comes amid ongoing human rights concerns under Tunisia…
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Tunisia clashes after police arrest jihadist suspects

Tunisia police on Saturday arrested 10 suspected jihadists of the banned Ansar al-Sharia movement in the northeast of the country triggering clashes with their supporters, the interior ministry said. The arrests took place at dawn in the town of Kef…
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Tunisia opposition office attacked

A "gang" of around 60 people attacked the headquarters of a coalition of political parties opposed to Tunisia's ruling Islamists in Tunis overnight on Thursday-Friday, the opposition group announced. "A paid gang tried to attack the headquarters of…
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50 Tunisian policemen hurt in Tunisia strike violence

Fifty Tunisian policeman were injured in clashes with protesters in the marginalised town of Siliana where a general strike degenerated into violence, the interior ministry said on Thursday. The violence broke out on Wednesday as the town observed a…

EU Foreign Affairs Council – Immigration: imminent partnership agreement with Tunisia

ROME, Italy, November 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The signing of a "partnership on mobility" between the EU and Tunisia "is imminent", according...