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Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee said. The quartet is made up of the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT), the Tunisian Confederation of...

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U.N. proposes national unity government for Libya's warring factions, obstacles remain

U.N. proposes national unity government for Libya's warring factions, obstacles remain

The United Nations on Thursday proposed to a national unity government to Libya's warring factions meant to end their conflict, but any deal must overcome resistance from hardliners and pass a vote in their rival parliaments to succeed. Four years after the fall of Muammar...

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Tunisian legislator attacked in city hit by hotel massacre

Tunisian legislator attacked in city hit by hotel massacre

Attackers have shot at a Tunisian sports magnate and legislator in a city where an Islamic extremist killed 38 tourists earlier this year. Ridha Charfeddine was not hurt in Thursday's attack, according to senior security official Rafik Chelli. The reason for the attack is unclear. Charfeddine...

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Tunisia busts Islamic State recruitment cells, arrests 11 suspected recruits

Tunisia busts Islamic State recruitment cells, arrests 11 suspected recruits

The Tunisian police has broken up three "cells" that were recruiting fighters for Islamic State and arrested 11 people suspected of trying to join the Islamist militant group in Libya, the Tunisian Ministry of Interior said. Tunisia has been on high alert against possible attacks since Islamist...

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