A major new social-attitudes survey on head covering in the Middle East finds that few people are in favour of the burka
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Wednesday 29 May 2013
Three topless European women were arrested for protesting outside the Palace of Justice in Tunis against the arrest of one of their fellow activists.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
The government has recovered a yacht that once belonged to the nephew of the deposed dictator.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Something to declare
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Less than £200... Escape the big freeze with a short break to the more temperate climes of southern France. British Airways Holidays has a three-night city break in Nice for £160 per person, staying at the Hôtel Comté with room-only board and flights from Gatwick on 21 April. Ba.com/nice
Tuesday 12 March 2013
A young cigarette vendor has set himself on fire in Tunis, reviving memories of similar events two years ago that sparked an uprising which spread across the Arab world.
Thursday 07 March 2013
The Harlem Shake video produced by students at a language school in Tunis looks familiar enough. There is a boy with a cardboard box over his head dancing wildly, a girl in a dressing gown jumping up and down, a mass of hair bouncing with her.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Tunisia's new Prime Minister tries to ease tension after opposition leader's murder
Monday 25 February 2013
It grates when established foreign correspondents lay into young reporters
Friday 22 February 2013
The Tunisian President yesterday asked the Interior Minister Ali Larayedh, a hardliner from the main Islamist Ennahda party, to form a government within two weeks.
Saturday 09 February 2013
Supporters of Tunisia's ruling moderate Islamist party are being called to attend a pro-government rally a day after clashes between protesters and police, following the funeral of the opposition politician Chokri Belaid, whose assassination this week tipped the country to the edge of revolt.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Ennahda scuppers substance of Hamadi Jebali's TV address to the nation and street protests ensue
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Government falls after killing provokes violent protests in cradle of Arab Spring
Wednesday 06 February 2013
A Tunisian opposition party leader who criticised the Islamist-led government and violence by radical Muslims was shot dead outside his home today, officials said.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A British man has been charged with the murder of a woman who was killed while out jogging in France.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
It's been two years since the Arab Spring uprising, yet tourists have failed to return to Tunisia in any numbers. All the more reason to pay a visit
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