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The Philadelphia InquirerHundreds of city students gathered Tuesday outside Philadelphia School District headquarters to protest budget cuts that threaten to strip their schools of counselors and support staff, swell class sizes, and chop all extracurricular activities....
Reuters* Three IPOs so far this year vs two in all of 2012 * Official says 15 in the pipeline * Contrasts with moribund IPO outlook in Egypt * Market regulation still a problem * Outlook unclear for listings of big state firms By Tarek Amara TUNIS, May 8...
ReutersTUNIS, May 7 (Reuters) - Tunisia's president visited a mountainous area near the border with Algeria on Tuesday where the army was hunting Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda, his office said. "President Moncef Marzouki arrived Mount Chambi to raise...
ROME--Italian police have arrested four Tunisian men accused of creating an Islamic militant cell in a small, southern Italian town and discussing the possibility of terror attacks in the United States, Italy and Israel. The head of the group, Ben...
Tags: Italy, Israel, Police Arrests, Islam, Judaism
The Lebanon Daily StarOf all Qatar's policy innovations since a coup brought the emir, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, to power in 1995, its overt alliance with Islamist movements linked to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has perhaps been the most controversial so far. There is...
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: Africa, North Africa, Zine el Abidine ben Ali, 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...
ZINTAN, Libya — The prized scion of Moammar Kadafi is a prisoner of tribesmen in these mountains of scrub and ocher rock. The rebels who captured him after the 2011 civil war that toppled his father have refused to turn him over to the central...
The very loose, somewhat rough, thoroughly enjoyable show that unfolded at the Jazz Showcase on Thursday night did not follow the club's usual format. Instead of featuring a main attraction, the whimsically titled "Dynamic Duos" show featured two...
Tunisian officials believe they now know who killed opposition leader Chokri Belaid, after four other suspects were arrested in connection with his slaying, news agencies reported Tuesday. The assassination of Belaid triggered massive protests in...
A Qatari poet jailed for verses deemed seditious and insulting to his nation's emir faces 15 years behind bars after an appeals court cut back on his prison term Monday. Human rights groups were outraged in November when a Qatari court first ruled...
Tags: Civil Rights, Arab Spring, Poetry, Human Rights Watch, Prisons
Tunisian political leaders tapped a new prime minister Friday, choosing the head of a crucial and controversial ministry to form a new government for the divided North African nation. Ali Larayedh steps into the role at a tense time for Tunisia....
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