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Tunisia Is Building a Wall Along Libyan Border to Keep Out Terrorists
The barrier, which would cover about a third of the border with trenches and sand fortifications, is intended to “stop terrorists groups from infiltrating" following a spate of attacks.
Tunisia's President Declares Emergency, Says More Attacks Could Cause Country to 'Collapse'
President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency nine days after 38 tourists were shot dead at a popular beach resort in the country.
Tunisia Gets Its First Ever Democratically Elected President
Beji Caid Essebsi has been confirmed as the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential poll. Essebsi beat current caretaker President Moncef Marzouki, who has been in office since the Arab Spring in 2011.
Tunisia's First Presidential Elections Since the Arab Spring are Headed to a Run-Off
With a second round set for December, frontrunner Béji Caïd Essebsi leads by a slim margin against incumbent president Moncef Marzouki in the historical election.