Tunisia

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On Essebsi's New Unity Government

What Lies Behind Tunisian President Essebsi’s Call for a New Unity Government?

How will the Tunisian government face current domestic challenges?

Various factors are pushing the new government to apply short-term measures to contain negative repercussions.

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Varied Responses

Limits to Popular Protests in Tunisia

In the midst of protests and unrest, Tunisia is also witnessing political turmoil.

Abdullatif Hejazi

Building Trust

Limits to the impact of cutting officials’ expenses

Several Arab and Western governments have adopted austerity measures intended to lower their budget deficits...

Bassem Rashed

Reasons Behind "Provincial" Protests in the Middle East

On “fragile pockets” and “infinite revolutions” that compound instability in the Middle East.

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The repercussions of continued operations by the Oqba bin Nafie Brigade in Tunisia

The Oqba bin Nafie Brigade in Tunisia was formed in 2011 after the eruption of the Tunisian revolution...

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The rising phenomenon of scenes of dramatic violence in the region

Several countries in the region have witnessed acts of violence which included the drama displayed on both local and global screens

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Why are Tunisia's Popular Protests Persistent?

Wide popular protests demanding better living standards, decent jobs and enhanced infrastructure have hit Tunisian cities.

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What Restricts Shifts in the Political Track of Syria’s Crisis?

Current data on the political and military situation in Syria indicate that the military aspect remains the dominant factor.

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Tunisian Case:

Implications of Ongoing Security Operations for Oqba Ibn Nafaa Brigade

Tunisian security services recently succeeded in dealing strong blows to Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade.

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Improbable Scenarios

Why Witnessing New Uprisings in the Region is less likely

Over the past few weeks, protests have flared up across several countries in the region, reflecting latent potentials for instability.

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Mere Reflection

How do Currencies Reflect the Arab Region’s Dynamics?

Currencies, whether paper or coins, real or virtual, digital or any other form, reflect the ongoing interactions in the Middle East.

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Vision from Within

Where is Tunisia Heading?

Tunisian authorities managed to deal with the protests, which erupted after the government announced austerity measures.

Kamal Ben Younis

Security Concerns:

Repercussions of the EU Blacklisting Tunisia for Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Europe's decision to enlist Tunisia as being most at risk of money laundering and terrorist financing has various repercussions.

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Pressing Issues

Why Crises Facing Doctors in the Middle East are Escalating

Crises suffered by medical doctors in several countries such as Tunisia, Algeria, Iraq and Turkey, escalated to varying degrees.

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