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  • Tunisia imposes state of emergency and pushes new counter-terrorism law

    July 7, 2015 | 9:49 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Tunisia’s President Bejd Caid Essebsi has declared a state of emergency after a terrorist killed 38 European tourists, most of them British, at a beach resort. According to Tunisian law, the president may declare a state of...

  • Tunisian Jewish cemetery vandalized

    January 28, 2013 | 2:02 pm

    More than 68 gravestones were found ransacked and graves were looted at a Jewish cemetery in the coastal Tunisian town of Sousse.

    The Tunisian Shems FM radio station cited a Tunisian security official who said the graves were damaged over the last month. Claims on Facebook had...