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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Menna, 20, paid no attention to politics until the Egyptian revolution started on Jan. 25, 2011. "We never imagined the president would be overthrown," said the young medical student, who lives in Sohag, a city about 240 miles from Cairo,...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's state news agency says Tunisia's ousted president has arrived in the kingdom. The Saudi Press Agency cites a statement from the office of King Abdullah that says: "we have welcomed in the Saudi kingdom...
ReutersBy Tarek Amara DJERBA, Tunisia, April 27 (Reuters) - Africa's oldest synagogue is playing host to that rarity in the Arab world - a religious gathering of hundreds of Jews drawn from Europe and Israel. Guarded by armed Tunisian police, Jewish...
Tags: North Africa, Religion and Belief, Africa, Islam, Judaism
When topless protesters decided to take aim at Islamism, some Muslim women fired back. “Nudity DOES NOT liberate me -- and I DO NOT need saving,” one wrote on a sign, held up to the camera in an image posted on Twitter. A furious debate...
World NowHundreds of protesters thronged to a Tunis courtroom Tuesday as a woman and her fiance who accused police officers of rape and extortion defended themselves against allegations of indecency. The case has outraged Tunisian feminists and human rights...
World NowSwitzerland has frozen more than $1 billion connected to leaders who were toppled or are still being battled in Arab Spring uprisings, Swiss official Valentin Zellweger told reporters....
World NowLeila ben Ali, wife of deposed Tunisian dictator Zine el Abidine ben Ali, gave a measured apology for any “mistakes” she may have committed and admitted Tunisians were denied political freedoms under her husband’s 23-year rule in her...
I awoke Monday to news that North Korea's tyrant, Kim Jong Il, is dead ("Kim Jong Il, 1942-2011: Enigmatic leader," Dec. 19). The article in The Sun was part of a confluence of events that include the military hearing at Fort Meade for accused Pentagon...
Tags: North Korea, Egypt, Muammar Gaddafi, Kim Jong Il, Hosni Mubarak
The high hopes of the Egyptian people for a peaceful transition to democracy are being thwarted by the brutal tactics of the country's military rulers, who in recent days have launched a bloody campaign of repression against protesters demanding an...
World NowWhen Nebil Karoui chose to air “Persepolis” on his Tunisian channel Nessma, he thought it was “a nonevent.” Now the television station owner is ringing himself with bodyguards and fighting the courts, terrified that the religious...
World NowMoncef Marzouki, former dissident and veteran human rights activist, is sworn in as Tunisia's new president. Tunisia inspired the so-called Arab Spring uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East....
L.A. NOWIt has been a year since revolution in Tunisia led to the fall of the country's autocratic regime. The uprising, which led to democratic elections, set off similar revolutions in other Arab countries and may even have helped inspire the......
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