Sep 6, 2016

France warns IS fighters could flee Libya to Tunisia, Egypt

Islamic State group fighters could flee to Egypt or Tunisia after being flushed from their former Libyan stronghold of Sirte, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned Monday. “We should begin to look seriously at the question of the spread of the terrorists once ...

Dozens killed in clashes near Libya-Tunisia border

Mar 7, 2016

Dozens killed in clashes near Libya-Tunisia border

Tunisian police and unidentified gunmen clashed Monday near the Libyan border, killing at least 26 people, authorities said, amid increasing concern that violent extremism in Libya could destabilize the region. The dead included 21 attackers, one Tunisian soldier and four civilians, the interior and ...

Five years after Arab Spring, hopes dashed for change

Jan 13, 2016

Five years after Arab Spring, hopes dashed for change

On Jan. 14, 2011, Tunisians packed the streets of their capital and shocked the world by overthrowing longtime dictator Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. The revolution shook the Middle East, setting off the hopeful uprisings that came to be known as the Arab Spring. But ...