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# tunisia - Monday 4 April, 2011

Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)
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# Libya

Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)

Apr 4th 2011, 3:12 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

A Turkish vessel has rescued 250 wounded from a hospital in the besieged city of Misrata – while Médecins San Frontieres evacuated a further 71 injured patients for treatment.

# tunisia - Friday 11 March, 2011

Two people killed in Tunisian violence
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# Tunisia

Two people killed in Tunisian violence

Mar 11th 2011, 7:50 PM 308 Views 0 Comments

The ousting of the country’s president in January has failed to quell unrest in the country.

# tunisia - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Israel might offer Palestinians a temporary border
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel might offer Palestinians a temporary border

Mar 8th 2011, 10:34 AM 626 Views 0 Comments

Israel has been told to make a significant gesture to overcome the deadlocked peace negotiations – however Palestine has rejected previous offers of temporary borders.

# tunisia - Sunday 6 March, 2011

Protesters descend on Bahrain Prime Minister's office demanding reform
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Protesters descend on Bahrain Prime Minister's office demanding reform

Mar 6th 2011, 10:33 AM 572 Views 0 Comments

The country’s Shiite majority are demanding the prime minister resign. Bahrain holds strategic importance in the Middle East.

# tunisia - Thursday 3 March, 2011

UN says global food prices hit a record high in February
# Food Prices
# Food Prices

UN says global food prices hit a record high in February

Mar 3rd 2011, 2:15 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Prices are at their highest since the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation began recording food prices two decades ago.

Egypt's Prime Minister resigns according to the armed forces
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's Prime Minister resigns according to the armed forces

Mar 3rd 2011, 10:24 AM 202 Views 0 Comments

Ahmed Shafiq had been appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak prior to his resignation last month.

# tunisia - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Tunisian Prime Minister resigns after widespread protests against interim government
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisian Prime Minister resigns after widespread protests against interim government

Feb 27th 2011, 3:29 PM 414 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Ghannouchi was seen to be too closely affiliated with the ousted president.

# tunisia - Friday 25 February, 2011

Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue

Feb 25th 2011, 9:05 PM 393 Views 0 Comments

The announcement comes as protesters continue to demonstrate, demanding that the country’s prime minister resign.

Round-up of today's protests across the Middle East
# Protests
# Protests

Round-up of today's protests across the Middle East

Feb 25th 2011, 1:51 PM 563 Views 0 Comments

Escalating unrest in North Africa and the Middle East sees protesters taking to the streets in several countries, from Tunisia to Iraq.

# tunisia - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Ten things you should know about Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Ten things you should know about Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

Feb 24th 2011, 1:29 PM 4,741 Views 0 Comments

What you need to know about one of the world’s longest serving leaders.

# tunisia - Friday 18 February, 2011

At least 24 dead in Libya protests as demonstrations set to continue
# Libya
# Libya

At least 24 dead in Libya protests as demonstrations set to continue

Feb 18th 2011, 11:59 AM 587 Views 0 Comments

Protesters want an end to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s 41-year rule of the north African country.

# tunisia - Sunday 6 February, 2011

# tunisia - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?
# Middle East
# Middle East

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?

Feb 2nd 2011, 3:25 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

Egypt, Tunisia and other countries across the Arab world have been electrified by waves of protest recently as furious crowds demand an end to poverty and repression: read about the unrest that has broken out to date.

# tunisia - Thursday 27 January, 2011

More violence feared as Egyptian protests enter third day
# Egypt
# Egypt

More violence feared as Egyptian protests enter third day

Jan 27th 2011, 12:39 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

At least four people have been killed during waves of violent demonstrations in Egypt; as the protests enter a third day, authorities have threatened widespread arrests.

# tunisia - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East
# Middle East
# Middle East

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East

Jan 26th 2011, 10:31 AM 931 Views 0 Comments

Protests continue in Egypt following yesterday’s deaths, as demonstrators demand an end to repression and governmental corruption. Meanwhile in Tunisia, the interim government has said it will bow to the will of the people and reshuffle the cabinet today.

# tunisia - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon
# Middle East
# Middle East

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon

Jan 25th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,363 Views 0 Comments

The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.

# tunisia - Sunday 23 January, 2011

It's not just Ireland... Tunisian PM steps down
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

It's not just Ireland... Tunisian PM steps down

Jan 23rd 2011, 12:17 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia’s Prime Minister says he’ll quit politics as soon as elections are held to appoint a new government to succeed him.

# tunisia - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office

Jan 19th 2011, 2:34 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

The latest on the Jasime Revolution: debate on whether members of the ousted president’s party should remain in office; protesters set themselves on fire in Algeria; and a Swiss bank freezes exiled Ben Ali’s assests.

# tunisia - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Resignations shake Tunisian government as spirit of protest spreads
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Resignations shake Tunisian government as spirit of protest spreads

Jan 18th 2011, 4:25 PM 354 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia is in chaos today, with four newly-elected ministers resigning and the ‘Jasmine Revolution’ showing no signs of abating – the drive for change also appears to be spreading, with protests breaking out on the streets in Egypt and Yemen.

# tunisia - Monday 17 January, 2011

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin

Jan 17th 2011, 9:07 AM 202 Views 0 Comments

Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi will today try to form a national coalition, bringing an end to days of tensions.

# tunisia - Friday 14 January, 2011

Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup'
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup'

Jan 14th 2011, 7:59 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

President Ben Ali is forced to flee – probably to France – as the Prime Minister assumes power and ends weeks of riots.

# tunisia - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

Army brought onto streets to quell Tunisian riots
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Army brought onto streets to quell Tunisian riots

Jan 12th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,265 Views 0 Comments

Interior Minister fired after scores of people killed in three weeks of protest over unemployment.