Tunis

PROFILES

Can Stambeli, the Spiritual Music of Tunisia, Be Saved?

For centuries, the Tunisian spiritual music has been misunderstood. Now, musicians like Salah el Ouergli are trying to keep it from disappearing entirely.
Sarah Souli
10.7.16
Tunisian food

This Fiery Tunisian Soup Is Not for the Faint of Heart

A gutbomb of chickpeas, stale bread, eggs, and a whole lot of harissa, lablabi is a favorite of the Tunisian working class.
Thessa Lageman
3.28.16
Film

Inside the Carthage Film Festival After the Tunis Suicide Bombing

Despite a suicide bombing hours before and a national state of emergency, Africa's oldest film festival carried on.
Kaleem Aftab
12.1.15
middle east

Tunisia Arrests Brothers Suspected of Helping Islamic State Bomber, Finds Weapons Hoard

Tunisia has been under a state of emergency since a suicide bomber killed 12 people on board a bus that was carrying presidential guards in Tunis last Tuesday. The Islamic State immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
Reuters and VICE News
11.30.15
middle east

Tunisian Presidential Guard Members Killed As Explosion Rips Through Bus

No one has yet claimed responsibility, but the Islamic State has laid claim to two major terror attacks in Tunisia in the past year
Reuters and VICE News
11.24.15
defense & security

How the US Periodically Reveals the Locations of Special Operations Missions

Armed with nothing more than a mobile device and an internet connection, bad guys can potentially track, predict, and avoid US airstrikes and reconnaissance missions.
David Cenciotti
8.31.15
Gaming

Building a Video Game Studio in Post-Revolution Tunisia

Digitalmania has created 47 games and is now worth $1.5 million.
Kouichi Shirayanagi
8.28.15
africa

Gunman Opens Fire at Tunisian Military Barracks Near Parliament

Tunisian officials say the attacker, who shot dead six people before killing himself, was a soldier with "behavioral issues" who was forbidden from carrying a weapon.
Pierre Longeray
5.25.15
middle east

Suspected al Qaeda Mastermind of Museum Terror Attack Killed in Tunisia

Though the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the March 18 attack, Tunisian authorities blamed al Qaeda’s offshoot in North Africa and said nine suspects were killed in a raid Sunday.
Gillian Mohney
3.29.15
Tunisia

Tunisia Releases Video of Museum Attack, Arrests 23 Suspects

Authorities say four members of the terrorist cell that allegedly carried out the March 18 attack are still at large.
Melodie Bouchaud
3.27.15
Islamic State

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Deadly Bardo Museum Attack In Tunis

IS issues audio message claiming responsibility for the attack that left 21 dead in the Tunisian capital.
Pierre Longeray
3.19.15
africa

Gunmen Named and Accomplices Arrested in Tunisia Museum Attacks, as Death Toll Rises

Two gunmen responsible for Wednesday's attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis have been identified and nine suspects have been detained. Meanwhile, the number of victims has risen to 23.
Jenna Corderoy
3.19.15
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