Tunisians vote in first free municipal elections

Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first free municipal elections, another step in a democratic transition that has become marred by disappointment over a lack of jobs and economic opportunities. The Islamist Ennahda and secular Nidaa Tounis parties, [Read story...]

Tunisia:MoU Between ATCT and SESRIC Signed

A memorandum of understanding was signed on Tuesday between the Tunisian Agency for Technical Cooperation and the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries , a subsidiary body of the Organisation of Islamic c [Read story...]

A guide to watching Arab elections

Egypt's sham election doesn't deserve as much attention as a real one this May in an Arab nation that embraces liberty of conscience. Simon Slama, a Jew in the city of Monastir and owner of a sewing machine repair shop, is a candidate for the [Read story...]

Religious extremist shot dead in Tunisia

An extremist element was shot dead by Tunisian security forces in Kasserine province in centre west Tunisia, announced the Ministry of the Interior on Sunday. The operation has been conducted for 72 hours in the perimeter of the Salloum mountain in K [Read story...]

Our Film Critics’ Picks for This Weekend

If you're heading to a movie theater this weekend, Wes Anderson's beautifully detailed stop-motion fantasy Isle of Dogs , the devastating new Tunisian drama Beauty and the Dogs , and a Buster Keaton mini – fest are just some of the worthy alt [Read story...]

shithole art show exhibit

Two TedX speakers infuriated by Donald Trump's remark about immigration want to showcase work from international artists this fall. Here's why they want to do it in Philly. [Read story...]