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Tunisia

Jan 18, 2014 — Tunisians were celebrating this week. Egyptians were voting on a new constitution. Syrians are hoping peace talks can end their civil war. Several Arab Spring nations are now working through key events that will shape the road ahead.
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Jan 14, 2014 — On the third anniversary of its revolution, Tunisia appears to be making political progress. Unlike in other Arab Spring nations, the country's religious and secular factions are sitting down to hammer out a constitution, and new elections are planned for this year.
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Jul 25, 2013 — Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spring, and experts fear the latest assassination could send the country into an Egypt-like crisis.
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Jul 2, 2013 — The head of Tunisia's Islamist government says Ala Yaacoubi, who raps as Weld El 15, was punished for inciting hatred and violence.
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Mar 2, 2013 — The North African nation seemed to be doing better than other Arab Spring countries. But it's suffered a recent series of setbacks as it tries to build a stable political system and economy.
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Feb 8, 2013 — The assassination of Chokri Belaid has sparked protests. Emotions are running as high as they were two years ago at the start of the Arab Spring.
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Jun 5, 2012 — The Tunisian bric is just one of many stuffed pastries eaten daily across the former Ottoman Empire. For centuries, every new civilization, empire, religion, trade route and movement of people added its own twist and claimed a version as their own.
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Oct 28, 2011 — Thousands marched on the streets of Sidi Bouzid and attacked one of the buildings of the prevailing political party. The protests in the city that gave birth to the uprising make clear that the path to democracy won't be easy.
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May 12, 2011 — One of Libya's first citizen journalists tells the story of his escape to Tunisia and the two months he was forced to spend offline, causing many of his online contacts to fear he was dead.
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Apr 7, 2011 — But, adds the widely read Tunisian blogger known as Big Trap Boy, he suspects that many in his country will have trouble knowing "where politics start and where religions ends."
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