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 Tunisians wave national flags during a celebration to mark the seventh anniversary of the uprising that ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali at the Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis last month. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA

For those of us who were there – apart, presumably, from the family, friends and entourage of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, the dictator who had just been (...)

Arab Spring: seven years after Tunisians took to the streets to oust Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, crowds rallied in search of the lost promise of that uprising. Photograph: Youssef Boudlal/ Reuters
Tunisia: simmering discontent

Seven years after Tunisians took to the streets to oust the dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, crowds returned to the streets of Tunis in recent days i(...)

People attend demonstrations on the seventh anniversary of the toppling of president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, in Tunis, on Sunday. Photograph:  Amine Ben Aziza/Reuters

Hundreds of Tunisians demonstrated peacefully against government austerity measures in the capital after nearly a week of sometimes violent protests o(...)

A Mercer survey found Dublin is the second most expensive city in the euro zone  for employees working abroad. File photograph: Getty Images

Dublin is the second most expensive city in the euro zone behind Paris for employees working abroad, according to a survey by consultancy firm Mercer.(...)

The Imperial Marhaba resort hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. Six hotel security guards have been charged over the 2015 terror attack at the resort. Photograph: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters

Six hotel security guards have been charged with failing to help tourists during a 2015 terror attack at a Tunisian resort, it has been reported. Tun(...)

Photograph taken on June 27th, 2015, at the site of the shooting attack on the beach in front of the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

“Cowardly” Tunisian security forces let down victims of a mass shooting at a beach hotel in 2015, making “deliberate and unjustifiable” delays in thei(...)

German police search the Bilal Mosque in Frankfurt. More than 1,100  police raided 54 premises including homes, businesses and mosques in Frankfurt and other towns in the state of Hesse. Photograph: Friedrich Demel/EPA

A Tunisian asylum-seeker arrested in Germany on Wednesday on suspicion of planning an attack was also wanted by Tunisia for his suspected involvement (...)

Harry Sarfo, a former Islamic State fighter from Germany, inside the maximum-security prison in Oldenburg, Germany. Photograph: Gordon Welters/New York Times

Believing he was answering a holy call, Harry Sarfo left his home in the working class city of Bremen last year and drove for four straight days to re(...)

Relatives and friends of Salah Abu Laban, Sahar Qouidar, Ghassan Abu Laban and Reem al-Sebaei, all victims of EgyptAir flight 804, grieve following prayers for the dead, at al Thawrah Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: AP Photo/Amr Nabil

Egypt deployed a submarine on Sunday to hunt for the EgyptAir plane that crashed in deep Mediterranean waters, president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said, w(...)

Bardo massacre: Moncef Ben Moussa, the museum’s director. Photograph: Emeric Fohlen/NurPhoto via Getty

The massacre at Tunisia’s national museum, the Bardo, epitomised Islamic State’s war on culture. Twenty-one tourists from Europe, Asia and South Amer(...)

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