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April 2018

Posted on May 3, 2018

Ricard Gonzalez: La Túnez marginada, escéptica con la descentralizaciónEl Pais, April, 27, 2018:
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La apatía domina la campaña electoral de las municipales en Gafsa, bastión de la izquierda

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March 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018

Annette Steinich: Dieses Buch birgt Sprengstoff: Historisch-kritische Ausgabe rückt den Koran in ein neues LichtNeue Zürcher Zeitung, March, 19, 2018:
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Progressive islamische Denker fordern seit langem, den Koran im Kontext seiner Entstehungszeit zu lesen und zu verstehen. Erstmals legt nun der tunesische Islamwissenschafter Abdelmajid Charfi eine historisch-kritische Koranausgabe vor.

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February 2018

Posted on March 1, 2018

Aleksei Merkulov: Tunisia seeks strategic partnership with Russia — minister, Tass, February, 27, 2018:
Relations between Tunisia and Russia are very friendly, and there are good prospects for developing and strengthening them, Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Salma Elloumi Rekik told TASS on Tuesday in the run-up to her working visit to Moscow.

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January 2018

Posted on February 1, 2018

Massinissa Benlakehal: Tunisia’s protests marking revolution anniversary turn violent, Al Araby, January, 14, 2018:
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“Small skirmishes between protesters and police erupted in Tunis on Sunday, as a demonstration was held to mark the seventh anniversary of the country’s revolution.”

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December 2017

Posted on January 1, 2018

Ricard Gonzales: Egipto ejecuta a 15 hombres por ataques en el Sinaí, El Pais, December 27, 2017:
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“El Ministerio del Interior de Egipto ejecutó este martes a 15 hombres acusados de pertenecer a un grupo terrorista y de llevar a cabo atentados contra las fuerzas de seguridad en la península del Sinaí, según ha informado la agencia de noticias Reuters. Esta es la cifra más elevada de personas ajusticiadas en un solo día desde que el mariscal Abdelfattá Al Sisi accediera a la presidencia del populoso país árabe en verano de 2014.”

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November 2017

Posted on November 30, 2017

Carlotta Gall: “I Could Not Forget What Happened to Me That Night With Him”, The New York Times, November 3, 2017:

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“The Facebook post, coming shortly after the terrorist attack by Islamist extremists at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in November 2015, fell like a bombshell in the febrile atmosphere in France.
Henda Ayari, a French citizen of North African parentage, posted two photographs of herself — one in a full black Islamic veil, the other in a tight jacket and T-shirt, bareheaded — and wrote a bitter denunciation of Salafism and its encouragement of violent jihad among young French Muslims.”

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