Old-Guard Politician Seen Leading TUNISIAs Interim President in Runoff Election
Exit polls indicated that Beji Caid Essebsi, who served two dictators, was ahead of President Moncef Marzouki, a former human rights activist, who did not concede defeat.. Exit polls in Tunisia indicate victory for Beji Caid Essebsi in countrys presidential election, though opponent and interim Pres Moncef Marzouki has not yet conceded defeat; Essebsi is a veteran statesman who served in governments of both of countrys former dictators.
Removing The Shackles: TUNISIA: Hostages and shootings.
Breaking News this morning was a confusing report by a multitude of media outlets, telling of shots fired, hostages taken, foreigners killed... perhaps in the Tunisian Bardo museum.. perhaps in the parliamentary buildings��.
21 dead in attack on Tunisian museum; some gunmen may.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ��� Authorities say at least 21 people are dead after an attack on a major museum in the Tunisian capital, and some of the gunmen may have escaped. Tunisias prime minister, Habib Essid, told national��.
TUNISIA terror: Two Britons among 19 killed by gunmen in.
MILITANTS gunned down 19 tourists getting off buses outside Tunisias national museum then took others hostage before being shot by security forces.
In Tunisia, terror attack undercuts Arab Springs best prospect
(CNN) The terror that came to Tunisia on Wednesday -- the deadliest attack on tourists in the Middle East since the 1997 massacre in Luxor, Egypt -- was a long time coming. Tunisia has been widely seen as the only success story of the Arab Spring with.
Ex-Cabinet Minister Wins Tunisian Presidential Runoff
Beji Caid Essebsi won 55.68 percent of the vote in the countrys first free and democratic balloting for the post, Tunisias election commission said.. Beji Caid Essebsi, former cabinet minister of Tunisia, wins countrys first free and democratic presidential election in a runoff, with 55.7 percent of vote, defeating interim Pres Moncef Marzouki, who received 44.3 percent.
Manhunt underway after 17 killed at Tunisia museum
Just Watched. Manhunt underway after 17 killed at Tunisia museum. replay. More Videos. CNNs Barbara Starr reports on new concerns that terror group ISIS could be behind the attack at a museum in Tunisia.
Japan confirms deaths of 3 nationals in Tunisia attack
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks on a museum attack in Tunisia, at his official residence in Tokyo Thursday, March 19, 2015. Japan has confirmed the deaths of three of its nationals in the attack on tourists in Tunisia. Abe told reporters in.
Tunisia Attack: Shooters Kill 19 at National Bardo Museum in Tunis
Gunmen killed at least 19 people ��� including 17 foreign tourists ��� in an attack on the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, and their accomplices might still be at large, Prime Minister Habib Essid said Wednesday. Essid said that.
Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill 17 foreign tourists
TUNIS (Reuters) - Gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed Tunisias national museum on Wednesday, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that had largely escaped the regions Arab Spring turmoil.
Video of Protests Across Tunisia After an Opposition Leader Is Gunned Down
. Video and photographs shot by Tunisian activists and bloggers on Wednesday gave close-up views of protests across the country.
At least 8 tourists killed in TUNISIA parliament attack
A picture taken on December 25, 2014 in Tunis shows Tunisian newly-elected President Beji Caid Essebsi (C) speaking next to the president of the Tunisian Assembly Mohamed Ennaceur (2ndR) during a meeting with members of Nidaa Tounes partys .
Why TUNISIA, the Arab Springs sole success story, suffers from Islamist violence
At least 19 people were killed after two gunmen stormed one of Tunisias most celebrated museums on Wednesday. No group asserted responsibility for the assault in Tunis, though suspicion fell immediately on Islamist militants. Seventeen of the dead are .
TUNISIA Cracks Down Again on Protesters Defying a Ban
In Tunisia and other countries that toppled governments in the Arab Spring, new regimes are struggling to impose order on the chaos left behind.. Six-month-old Tunisian government cracks down on thousands of protesters who filled a central artery of the capital of Tunis in defiance of a new ban on demonstrations; the confrontation is another manifestation of the role reversal playing out across North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring, with former exiles and political prisoners who spent careers under police state rule finding themselves struggling to impose order.
Islamist Party in Tunisia to Step Down
Tunisia’s governing Islamist party, Ennahda, has agreed to hand over power to an independent caretaker government that will lead the country through elections.. Tunisia’s governing Islamist party Ennahda agrees to step down and hand power to independent caretaker government that will lead country through elections.
Gunmen Storm TUNISIAn Museum in Deadly Attack
Gunmen stormed a museum in Tunisias capital on Wednesday, leaving at least 20 people dead, including 18 foreign tourists, after failing to launch an assault on the national assembly as lawmakers debated an antiterrorism bill. The rare attack, which .
19 killed, including tourists, in attack on TUNISIAn museum.
TUNIS, Tunisia (CNN) ��� Gunmen killed 19 people, including a Tunisian security officer, at a well-known Tunisian museum in the countrys capital. On Wednesday, authorities were called to the Bardo Museum after two��.
TUNISIA: Islamist Party Wins Vote
Election officials said Thursday that the Islamist Ennahda party won Tunisia’s first free elections, setting it up to form the first Islamist-led government in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings.. Moderate Tunisian Islamist party Ennahda wins 41 percent plurality in the countrys first free elections, which are also the first elections to occur in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Authorities in Tunisia Seek Death Penalties in Embassy Attacks
The Sept. 14 attacks came amid protests across the Muslim world over a private film, produced in the United States, that mocked the Prophet Muhammad.
Terror in TUNISIA - Daily Star
TWO Brits are feared to be among 22 people ��� including 20 foreign tourists ��� killed in Tunisia by gunmen who were later shot dead by commandos.
At Least 17 Tourists Killed in Attack on Museum in TUNISIA; 3.
Tunisian security forces secure the area after gunmen attacked Tunis famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015. At least seven foreigners and a Tunisian were killed in an attack by two men armed with assault rifles on the��.
Latest News: Netanyahu Victory, TUNISIA Shooting, Iditarod Winner
Good morning. Heres what you need to know: ��� Tourists slain at Tunisia museum. Seventeen tourists were among 19 killed at an art museum in Tunis today after gunmen in military uniforms shot at visitors and took others hostage. In a raid after the.
HORRIBLE: 19 killed in Museum Islamic terrorist attack in.
(UPDATED BELOW). Unfortunately there was much bloodshed today in Tunisia, with 19 people being killed in a raid by Islamic terrorists. 17 of those people were tourists. The Tunisian security forces have stormed the��.
Tunisians Following a Path of Less Rancor
Tunisia is an Arab Spring success story, which its president says may be because it has few tribal or religious cleavages like its more chaotic neighbors.
Tunisia Jails 2 for Posting Cartoons on Facebook
The two Tunisian men were sentenced to seven years in prison for posting cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on Facebook, the Justice Ministry said.
UPDATE: Gunmen Attack the Bardo National Museum in Tunis
The National Bardo Museum is one of the countrys leading institutions, and a popular tourist destination for its collection of Roman mosaics. The attacks come a day after a tourism minister in Tunisia proclaimed the country to��.
Italy: More Than 1,000 Migrants Saved
Rescue ships saved more than 1,000 migrants and refugees north of Libya in the past two days, but 10 migrants died in the southern Mediterranean, Italian officials said Wednesday.. Italian rescue ships save over 1,000 migrants and refugees from boats in Mediterranean Sea over span of two days, while 10 migrants die when a boat capsizes.
How Egypts coup really affected TUNISIAs Islamists
Conventional wisdom in academic and policy circles asserts that Tunisias Islamist party, Ennahda, compromised only after, and as a direct result of, the July 2013 coup that deposed Egypts then-President Mohamed Morsi. The assumption often .
Thousands Gather to Bury a Slain TUNISIAn Politician
Demonstrators gathered for the funeral of Mohamed Brahmi in a show of force against the government, which many blame for the assassination.. State funeral for Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi is attended by thousands of demonstrators who blame government for Brahmis assassination.
TUNISIA: ISIS Fighters Claim 2 Killings
Tunisian fighters with the Islamic State group have claimed responsibility in a video for the assassinations of two left-wing politicians.. Tunisian fighters with Islamic State are claiming responsibility in video for the assassinations of left-wing politicians Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi in 2013; are threatening more assassinations before Tunisias presidential runoff.
Tunisia shooting: EU foreign policy chief blames Isis for Bardo Museum attack
The EU is determined to mobilise all the tools it has to fully support Tunisia in the fight against terrorism and reforming the security sector. Tunisia has struggled with violence by armed groups in recent years, including some linked to Isis in.
Tunisia museum attack kills at least 8, wounds 6
Gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a leading museum in Tunisias capital, leaving at least eight dead and six wounded, including foreign tourists, authorities said. It was the first attack on a tourist site in years in Tunisia, a shaky young democracy.
Tunisia to replace Turkey as gateway to jihad for ISIS-bound.
TUNISIA is set to take over from Turkey as Islamic State-bound Brits gateway to jihad, security services fear.
March 18, 2015 — Pictures of the Day
. Photos from Israel, Tunisia, South Sudan and the United States.
19 Dead, 20 Wounded in Terror Attack at Tunisias Bardo.
The death earlier this week of Tunisian-born Daesh field commander Ahmed Al-Rouissi, 48, may have been the trigger for Wednesdays attack. Al-Rouissi, also known as Abu Zakariya al-Tunisi, was high on Tunisias ���Most��.
Statement by the President on Parliamentary Elections in.
On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate the people of Tunisia on the democratic election of a new parliament ��� an important milestone in Tunisias historic political transition. In casting their ballots today, Tunisians continued��.
Gunmen attack TUNISIAn museum
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End of Presidential Race Leaves Tunisia Divided
Four years after the Arab Spring, Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential runoff that will complete their transition to democracy and end a campaign that has reopened divisions.. Tunisians will vote in presidential runoff between interim Pres Moncef Marzouki and Beji Caid Essebsi; election is being cast as symbol of whether Arab Spring uprising has enough teeth to persist, as critics of Essebsi warn his leadership would mean a return to one party dominance.
How Tunisia Will Succeed
Islamism or secularism is a false dichotomy. The real choice is between despotism and freedom.
Sydney resident Javier Camelo killed in Tunisia museum attack
. Leader Bill Shorten told the Parliament on Thursday: Our thoughts and sympathies are with the fledgling democracy of Tunisia and citizens of Tunisia and, of course, the families and friends of those whove lost their lives, many of them.
Protesters Press TUNISIAn Government to Resign, as Ruling Party Supporters Rally
Protests for the the government and the National Constituent Assembly to resign continued around the country Sunday on the fourth day after the assassination of an opposition legislator.. Protests continue around Tunisia on the fourth day after assassination of an opposition legislator; demonstrators are calling for resignation of the government and the National Constituent Assembly.
TUNISIA museum shooting: Tourists killed by gunmen
Nineteen people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed after gunmen targeted a museum in the Tunisian capital, according to the countrys prime minister. Italian, Spanish, Polish and German citizens were among those killed, as well as a.
Two Britons - Daily Express
TWO Britons are feared to be among seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian killed after militants attacked Tunisias national museum in the capital.
Email ���No Irish hurt as Tunisia museum death toll rises to 19���.
Tunisia has seen an upsurge in Islamist extremism since the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Dozens of police and military personnel have been killed or wounded in attacks blamed on��.
TUNISIA: Blogger jailed by military court should be released.
The decision by a military court to continue the detention of Tunisian blogger Yassine Ayari is a gross violation of the right to freedom of expression, said Amnesty International as his re-trial started today. The organization��.
Gunfight erupts in Tunisia museum, at least 21 dead.
A victim is being evacuated by rescue workers outside the Bardo musum in Tunis, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia. Gunmen opened fire at a leading museum in Tunisias capital, killing at least eight people and��.
Tunisia: Armed Cell Is Tied to Al Qaeda, Official Says, as 12 Members Are Held
An armed group that clashed with Tunisian forces in the south of the country this month had links to Al Qaeda, the interior minister said Monday.
Nigeria: Suicide Bomber Strikes Near President’s Rally
A suicide bomber killed herself Monday near a stadium where Nigeria’s president had just held an election rally in the northeastern city of Gombe, the police said.. Nigerian police say suicide bomber exploded vehicle with explosives near stadium at which Pres Goodluck Jonathan had held election rally, but there are no other casualties; most suicide bombings there are attributed to Boko Haram.
Tunisia: Salafist Muslims Ransack Hotel for Serving Alcohol
Dozens of hard-line Salafist Muslims attacked a hotel in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of Tunisia’s revolution, because it was serving alcohol, the hotel’s owner said Tuesday.. Dozens of hard-line Salafist Muslims attack a hotel in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of Tunisia’s revolution, because it was serving alcohol.
BREAKING: Eight tourists killed and others held hostage.
TWO Britons may be among seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian killed after militants attacked Tunisias national museum in the capital.
John Kerry condemns Tunisia attacks
The United States condemns ���in the strongest possible terms��� a terrorist attack at a prominent museum in Tunisias capital on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement. ���We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the victims families and.
TUNISIAns Take a Step Forward
The country unveils an inclusive new constitution.