Islam and Muslims in Tunisia

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Capital: Tunis
Population: 11.5 million (July 2018 est.)
Muslims Percent: 99.1% (approx. 11.4 million)

The Abolition of Slavery in Tunisia (1846) [PDF]

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31/03/2019 Tunis to be celebrated as ‘Capital of Islamic Culture’ - The Arab Weekly
26/11/2018 Sharia put aside: women will inherit like men - AsiaNews, Italy
08/06/2018 The battle between secularism and Muslim identity in Tunisia during Ramadan - The New Arab
14/05/2018 Jews and Muslims celebrate unusual coexistence in Tunisia's Djerba - Reuters
23/03/2018 Jewish candidate for Muslim party breaks barriers in Tunisia - AP News
26/02/2018 Islamic Party's Secret Weapon in Tunisia Local Elections: A Jewish Candidate, Simon Salama
31/01/2018 Seven years after the ‘Arab Spring,’ Tunisia is leading another revolution — on women’s rights - Washington Post
14/01/2018 Q&A: Tunisia's protest leaders vow to keep up pressure - Al Jazeera
15/09/2017 Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslims - BBC
30/04/2017 Tunisia forces kill fighters planning Ramadan attack - Al Jazeera
23/05/2016 Tunisian Islamic Party Re-elects Moderate Leader, Rachid Ghannouchi
23/12/2014 Beji Caid Essebsi wins run-off vote with 55.68 percent of the vote, against rival Moncef Marzouki's 44.32 percent - Al JAzeera
21/12/2014 Tunisia Picks President in Runoff - OnIslam
23/11/2014 Tunisia Elects Post-revolution President - OnIslam
30/10/2014 Tunisia results confirm Secular Nidaa Tounes has won 85 seats in the 217-member parliament while Ennahda got 69 seats - Al Jazeera
26/10/2014 Tunisians Vote for Democracy Dream - OnIslam
23/10/2014 Ennahda: Tunisia Democracy Defeats ISIL - OnIslam
07/09/2014 Can breakdance divert the young men of Tunisia from the killing fields of Iraq and Syria? - Independent, UK
07/08/2013 Thousands demand Tunisia government's ouster - Al Jazeera
03/08/2013 Pro-government rally draws tens of thousands in Tunisia - Reuters
02/08/2013 Tunisia army targets fighters near Algeria - Al Jazeera
26/07/2013 Unions launch strike in Tunisia over Mohamed Brahmi assassination - Independent, UK
18/05/2013 Tunisia bans Salafist group Ansar al-Sharia's meeting - Al Jazeera
27/03/2013 Tunisia: Can niqabs and bikinis live side-by-side? - BBC
12/02/2012 Tunisia's Democracy...British or French - OnIslam
13/05/2011 Tunisia's dissident blog stays true to form - Al Jazeera
23/04/2011 Fedia Hamdi's slap which sparked a revolution 'didn't happen' - The Guardian
19/04/2011 'Islamist politicians' rise in Tunisia - Al Jazeera
12/04/2011 Tunisian migrants riot on Italian island - Al Jazeera
11/04/2011 Tunisian revolution yet to solve inequality - Al Jazeera
30/03/2011 Tunisia graduates struggle to find work - Al Jazeera
30/01/2011 Regime's excesses on display inside Tunisian mansion - Washington Post
30/01/2011 Factbox: Who is Tunisia’s Islamist leader Rachid Ghannouchi? - Reuters
23/01/2011 Victim tells of ordeal in Tunisia's jails - The Observer, UK
23/01/2011 'Liberation caravan' reaches Tunis - Al Jazeera
23/01/2011 Lessons of the Jasmine Revolution - Al Jazeera
21/01/2011 Islam Revival in Post-Ben Ali Tunisia - OnIslam
18/01/2011 'The Family' Tunisians hate most - Al JAzeera
18/01/2011 US ignored Tunisian corruption - Al Jazeera
18/01/2011 The Tunisian job: How president's wife 'fled with $60m in gold bullion' - Independent, UK
17/01/2011 The brutal truth about Tunisia - Independent, UK
27/09/2008 The many worlds of Tunisia: Star Wars tours only one of the country's tourism calling cards
02/12/2007 An uncriticised success
20/09/2007 Tunisian fishermen face 15 years' jail in Italy for saving migrants from rough seas
15/10/2006 Tunisia moves against headscarves - BBC
18/02/2004 Undemocratic Tunisia


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