Tag Archives: Tunisian Revolution

15Dec/15
A pushcart vendor’s desperate act galvanizes the Arab world

Five years since spark that started ‘Arab Spring’

It was five years ago that a vegetable-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, igniting weeks of demonstrations that led to the unseating of long-time ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali – and setting off a chain of uprisings across the region.

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09Oct/15

Tunisian president, people welcome Nobel win for mediator group

The Tunisian president says the Nobel committee has honoured the country’s National Dialogue Quartet and its work, after the group won the Nobel Peace Prize.

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