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Monday, 21 September 2020
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Here are the main events in the history of Tunisia since independence
A plane carrying Tunisia's fallen president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who fled the country amid fierce rioting Friday, flew over Malta but will not land there, Malta's foreign minister said
Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi said on Friday he would take over as interim president because incumbent Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was temporarily unable to carry out his duties
Violent anti-government protests drove Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power Friday after 23 years of iron-fisted rule, as anger over soaring unemployment and corruption spilled into the streets
Massive anti-government protests drove Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power Friday after 23 years of iron-fisted rule, as anger over soaring unemployment and corruption spilled into the streets
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Recent developments in the north African state of Tunisia, where widespread unrest over unemployment and high prices has turned into protests against authoritarian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Security forces shot dead 13 people in the Tunisian capital and suburbs late Thursday, after President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali said he ordered police to stop firing on protesters, medical sources said.
Tunisia's president announced Friday he would dismiss his government and call new legislative elections after police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters marching through the capital to demand his ouster.
Thousands of Jordanians protest today at unemployment and inflation calling for the government to be sacked
Tunisia's ambassador to UNESCO resigned in protest at President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's bloody crackdown on the country's social protests, in a letter seen by AFP on Friday
Holiday operator Thomas Cook is evacuating around 1,800 British and Irish tourists and 2,000 Germans from Tunisia in light of the political unrest and demonstrations, the company said.
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Iran's nuclear tour seems set to begin without the presence of key allies or major world powers
South Sudanese queued in front of a polling station in Cairo to add their voice to the historic referendum that could see Africa's largest nation split in two
People took to the streets in thousands after Tunisia's president vowed to step down in 2014
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Hariri consults with Turkey in an effort to rally international support, after Lebanon's government collapsed on Wednesday following the resignation of 11 cabinet ministers
The Tunisian foreign minister says that a unity government is possible as the government attempts to bring calm back to the country following weeks of deadly riots
The Israeli army will reportedly gather weapons from settlers
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