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Street Artist Know Hope Paints New Pieces in Austria, Italy, Germany, And Tunisia
September 21, 2014

Over the summer, Tel Aviv-based street artist Know Hope traveled around Europe and Africa, bringing his minimalist, thought-provoking style to the homes and streets of Austria, Italy, Germany and Tunisia. In these pieces, Know Hope continually blends text, design, and symbols to critique and reflect on"...

'Women on the countryside must be empowered, but with respect for local mentality'
September 21, 2014
Tunisia has over the last years experienced a boom of local Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) involved in social development and attracting international donors. In a context where much attention is paid to political divisions along lines of Islamism and secularism, there is reason to look into how rigid understandings of progress and development risk fuelling divisions in civil society, writes Evie Soli.


Qaeda Tunisia offshoot backs IS
September 21, 2014
An Al Qaeda-linked Tunisian group has offered backing to the Islamic State organisation, becoming the third jihadist group to do so this week, a US-based monitor says.

Okba Ibn Nafaa, whose militants Tunisian armed forces have been hunting in mountains near the Algerian border for two years, has identified itself with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the international jihadist network’s North African branch.

“The mujahedeen brothers in the Okba Ibn...
September 21, 2014

Next month, Tunisia is introducing their new tourism tax. Starting on 1st October, every tourist who comes to the country will be charged a departure tax of 30 dinars (about 13 euros).

Tunisia, unlike Turkey or Egypt has no such a levy. Tourism income in 2008 was 3.8 billion dollars, but later was affected by the world financial and economic crisis, Arab Spring and"...

September 21, 2014
Several political figures have applied to contest the election since the electoral commission began accepting applications on September 8.

Mustapha Ben Jafar, head of Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly (NCA), officially registered his presidential candidacy on Thursday.

"After having accomplished all transitional milestones, Tunisia does not need a savior but"...

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