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  • Montreal World Fest Includes 113 Int'l Premieres

    The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. "The Red Robin" by Michael Z. Wechsler competes in the World section while Adam...
  • Tunisian government to step down ahead of elections

    Tunisian government to step down ahead of elections
    CAIRO -- Approaching the third anniversary of the overthrow of a despotic leader, Tunisia has moved a step closer to holding its first presidential elections since the uprising that triggered the regional revolts known collectively as the Arab Spring....
  • Tunisian government steps down ahead of elections and amid protests

    Tunisian government steps down ahead of elections and amid protests
    CAIRO -- Tunisia’s Islamist prime minister stepped down Thursday, upholding a pledge aimed at breaking a political stalemate and paving the way for new elections in the country where the Arab Spring began. Tunisia is approaching the third...
  • Three years after revolution, Tunisians have cause to celebrate

    Three years after revolution, Tunisians have cause to celebrate
    It seems the "Arab Spring," which toppled long-ruling autocrats only to expose simmering religious and sectarian conflicts in the region, did succeed in bringing renewal to one of the countries it swept through three years ago. Tunisia, where the...
  • Childbirth in the Arab world: No longer so early or so often

    Childbirth in the Arab world: No longer so early or so often
    Rising expectations of newlyweds living in their own homes and broader use of family planning in certain parts of the Arab world have drastically changed population dynamics in the region, with women marrying later and having few children, the...
  • Tunisia Islamists inch closer to stepping down from power

    TUNIS, Tunisia -- Shaken by weeks of massive street protests, Tunisia’s Islamist-led government has edged closer to stepping aside, agreeing Saturday to enter talks aimed at setting up a caretaker administration, participants in the negotiations...
  • Conflicts within Islam complicate US foreign policy

    PARIS -- The unforeseen consequences of American Middle Eastern policy since the Second World War are now making themselves apparent. In the beginning, American policy was to control the principal oil-producing Muslim states. Negotiations between Franklin...
  • Russia evacuates personnel from Libya in wake of embassy attack

    Russia evacuates personnel from Libya in wake of embassy attack
    MOSCOW — Russia evacuated its diplomatic community from Libya on Thursday following an attack on its embassy in Tripoli, and said it was relocating its Libyan mission to Tunisia until conditions were safe. “On Oct. 3, all the employees of...
  • Letters: U.S. help for North Africa

    Re "The Benghazi syndrome," Opinion, Dec. 1 Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski's article calls to mind my experience in Tunisia last month and demonstrates why the U.S. government should consider more substantial cultural and educational engagement in North...
  • Dubai Film Connection Co-Prod Mart Nods Go To Revolution-Themed Pics

    DUBAI - A trio of Arab projects with revolutions at their core are the top prizewinners at the 10th Dubai Film Festival's Dubai Film Connection co-production mart. The DIFF Award winners are: Tunisian director Leyla Bouzid's "God Protect My Daughter,"...
  • Tunisians air discontent at rallies marking Arab Spring anniversary

    SIDI BOUZID, Tunisia — It was a humble man’s desperate act, but one with far-reaching consequences. Relatively small and subdued crowds of Tunisians rallied Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of the self-immolation of vegetable seller...
  • Tunisians arrested in Italy allegedly discussed terror attacks

    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...