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    1. March 31, 2015

      Instability and oil price plunge in the Arab world end boom years

      The dual challenges of rising terrorism and falling oil prices hover over the Middle East and north Africa, dashing hopes of...

    2. March 30, 2015

      Help Tunisia to complete the transition to democracy

      When it comes to the Middle East and north Africa, it has long been held that change led to instability — and, conversely,...

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    1. Year in the Arab World

      The past year will be remembered as one of the Middle East’s most tumultuous, a time o...
    2. Arab World: Banking & Finance 2012

      Financial services in Arab countries may not always be straightforward but appear more...
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    1. March 20, 2015

      Q&A: Tunisia and Isis

      Tunisian officials said on Friday the two gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis on Wednesday had trained in Libya...

    2. March 19, 2015

      West has an obligation to the people of Tunisia

      The gun attack in the city of Tunis this week was the latest example of the havoc wreaked by Islamist militants in cities...

    3. March 19, 2015

      Tunisians defiant as Isis claims museum attack

      “Tunisia will remain standing”, said the sign carried by a young Tunisian demonstrator just hours after 23 people, mostly...

    4. March 19, 2015

      Libya: A divided land

      This time it was the guards from an Austrian-run gas facility in Libya’s Saharan southwest. They were shown beheaded in a...

    5. March 18, 2015

      Gunmen kill 19 in Tunis museum attack

      Gunmen in the Tunisian capital killed at least 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, in an attack on a museum next to...

    6. February 4, 2015

      The shrewd face of political Islam and power of the ballot box

      If your rival wins the largest share of votes, then you’ve lost the poll — that’s how elections work. So why is Rachid...

    7. February 2, 2015

      Tunisia forms coalition in advance from autocracy

      Tunisia has announced a new coalition cabinet, the next step in the transformation from autocracy to parliamentary...

    8. January 28, 2015

      Alstom to face bribery trials in UK court

      Allegations of bribery by Alstom, the French conglomerate that is selling its power division to General Electric, will be...

    9. January 27, 2015

      Strong demand for Tunisia’s $1bn bond

      Tunisia’s transition to democratic stability was underlined on Tuesday with the country’s first unassisted sale of...

    10. January 19, 2015

      Tunisia: Pointing ahead

      Between the ages of 86 and 88, Beji Caid Sebsi founded a political party, won two elections, including one for the...

    11. January 5, 2015

      Tunisia names Habib Essid new prime minister

      Tunisia’s newly elected president on Monday named as prime minister an official who held senior posts under the country’s...

    12. January 5, 2015

      The west has lost intellectual self-confidence

      For the first half of my life, international politics was defined by the cold war. The fall of the Berlin Wall ended that...

    13. January 4, 2015

      Spectre of Isis used to erode rights in Morocco

      The 100 or so activists gather in front of the Moroccan parliament at dusk. They chant slogans demanding freedom and greater...

    14. December 22, 2014

      Sebsi secures victory in Tunisian election

      Beji Caid Sebsi, a veteran politician from Tunisia’s authoritarian past, was named the country’s first freely elected...

    15. December 19, 2014

      Poll pits Islamists against secularists in divided Tunisia

      Tunisians are voting in the final round of an historic presidential election which marks the completion of the the country’s...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      December 17, 2014

      Supporting Essebsi in Tunisia

      Supporters of Tunisian presidential candidate and former prime minister Beji Caid Essebsi , 88, wave their national flag and...

    17. December 1, 2014

      Egypt’s biggest problem is restoration of the security state

      Four years after Mohamed Bouazizi, a young Tunisian fruit vendor, set himself alight and ignited a chain of rebellion...

    18. November 24, 2014

      Tunisia set for second round run-off in tight presidential poll

      Tunisia’s first ever democratic presidential election is likely to enter a second round as neither of the two leading...

    19. November 23, 2014

      Tunisians vote in first free presidential election

      Tunisians voted on Sunday in their country’s first free presidential election, the culmination of a turbulent democratic...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      November 21, 2014

      Tunisia's Essebsi supporters

      Fadel Senna/AFP Supporters of Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi shout slogans and wave flags on Bourguiba...

    21. November 19, 2014

      Octogenarian tipped for president after Tunisia’s youth uprising

      It may seem unusual that an octogenarian politician who once said he would run for president if he was “still alive” would...

    22. November 2, 2014

      Syrian jihad lures disaffected Tunisian youth into foreign war

      It was only in the weeks before he travelled to join jihadis in Syria, that the family of Mohamed Soussi, a Tunisian...

    23. The World

      October 29, 2014

      Smart Reads 29 October 2014

      Tweets from the caliphate: young Muslim women who travelled to Syria to marry Isis fighters are part of a social media...

    24. beyondbrics

      October 28, 2014

      Interview: Morocco pushes finance hub for sub-Saharan Africa

      By Siona Jenkins Good news is a rare commodity in the Arab world these days. Violence is raging across Syria and Iraq, Egypt...

    25. beyondbrics

      October 28, 2014

      Will Tunisia's polls free the Mediterranean tiger?

      Hopes are high for Tunisia’s economy after Nida Tunis, the country’s main secular party, won power in the second free...

    26. October 27, 2014

      Tunisia secular party claims victory in parliamentary polls

      Tunisia’s main secular party has claimed victory in parliamentary elections seen as a rare success story in the region,...

    27. October 26, 2014

      Tunisia goes to polls in landmark elections

      Tunisians voted in landmark parliamentary elections on Sunday, in a further step in the country’s democratic transition...

    28. October 24, 2014

      Tunisia police kill six militants in operation ahead of election

      Tunisian security forces killed six people, five of them women, after a 24-hour stand-off with suspected Islamist militants...

    29. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund...

    30. October 23, 2014

      Voter disillusionment fails to derail Tunisian democracy

      Pointing to a large poster printed with a red Tunisian flag framing pictures of eight young men killed during the 2011...

    31. beyondbrics

      October 21, 2014

      Tajikistan touts itself as new investment frontier

      If you are bored of Botswana, tired of Tunisia and Mongolia is just not edgy enough any more then perhaps Tajikistan could...

    32. October 15, 2014

      Tunisia still holds dream of freedom

      Sometimes I stare at the art on my living room wall to remind myself that I hadn’t dreamt that day in February 2011. I’ve...

    33. beyondbrics

      October 2, 2014

      Motors in Morocco to speed up GDP growth

      Morocco’s burgeoning automobile sector is driving the industrialisation of an economy still heavily dependent on...

    34. October 2, 2014

      The fatal flaw in the west’s fight against Isis

      Istanbul has lost none of its magical energy. Turkey, though, has mislaid its geopolitical compass. Not so long ago, Recep...

    35. September 30, 2014

      Kenya sees economy grow 25% after statistical revision

      Kenya has been newly classified a middle-income country after a statistical reassessment increased the size of its economy...

    36. beyondbrics

      September 18, 2014

      Tunisia's unfinished revolution

      It is not news that under its ousted dictator, Zein al-Abidine Ben Ali (left), Tunisia was a kleptocracy, its...

    37. The A-List

      September 16, 2014

      US must work harder to win over Arab regimes on Isis

      The US administration is trying to convince its populace and the world that it is successfully forging a new alliance in the...

    38. August 25, 2014

      Libya’s neighbours call for aid to help disarm militias

      Foreign ministers of countries bordering Libya on Monday called for an international push to disarm militias and support the...

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