The Islamic state is seemingly on the ascent in Libya. It controls territory, including the coastal city of Sirte, and over the past several weeks it has launched a series of spectacular attacks in Libya and Tunisia. So how did...
There is trouble on Tunisia’s southern border. Instability in Libya, which is fast becoming an ISIS redoubt, could cause serious discord in Tunisia, which despite it’s challenges stands alone as the single Arab Spring success. So, could Libya bring Tunisia...
As instability abounds, governments are establishing buffer zones.
Navi Pillay: "Human rights abuses were at the heart of Tunisia's problems, and therefore human rights must be right at the forefront of the solutions to those problems."
Ben Ali, Tunisia's authoritarian ruler, is out. Media is ablaze with theories about the broader implications of the Jasmine Revolution.
Mass protests have erupted throughout several cities in Tunisia, and that the government's response to these protests is becoming more and more violent.
One of the biggest global stories of the past two weeks is a rare display of public anti-government protests in Tunisia. Al Jazeera has a smart discussion of the roots of the protest movement, which was sparked by a huge un-employment crisis.