Saudi study: Millennial jihadis educated, not outcasts

World / Social Issues Feb 8, 2019

Saudi study: Millennial jihadis educated, not outcasts

A study by a Saudi research center is challenging the notion that jihadi fighters are necessarily disenfranchised and lacking opportunity, with its lead researcher saying Thursday that a new generation of Saudi militants are relatively well-educated, not driven purely by religious ideology and show ...

Tunisian lawmakers pass no confidence vote in U.S.-trained leader

World / Politics Jul 31, 2016

Tunisian lawmakers pass no confidence vote in U.S.-trained leader

Tunisia's parliament passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday, effectively disbanding the government of the U.S.-trained agricultural economist. The no-confidence motion was passed by 118 votes, easily crossing the country's 109-vote threshold after a debate that stretched late into ...