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Tunisia Says Dozens Of Jihadists Arrested In Latest Raids

(AFP) – The Tunisian government said Thursday that 37 suspects, including several jihadists linked to the Islamic State group, had been arrested in the security operations carried out the previous day. Two “dangerous and wanted terrorists” were killed during the

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Tunisia Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Unrest Increases

On Friday, Tunisia imposed a nationwide curfew to cope with increasingly violent demonstrations. As with the so-called “Arab Spring” five years ago, the unrest was triggered by an unemployed youth killing himself.

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Tunisia Closes Border with Libya over Islamic State Bus Bombing

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for an explosion that struck a bus carrying Tunisia’s presidential guard in the country’s capital of Tunis, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than a dozen others.

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Tunisian Students Display ISIS, Hitler Flags

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has begun establishing roots in Tunisia to add territory to their caliphate in the Middle East. It appears they already possess admirers in the country, which is a hotspot for international tourists.

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Tunisia Arrests over 20 Suspected Militants Following Museum Attack

Reuters reports that the Tunisian government has arrested over 20 suspected militants in the wake of the deadly Bardo Museum attack, about half of them directly involved in planning and executing the massacre, which killed twenty foreign tourists and three Tunisians.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Tunisia Killing Spree

Fox News reports that ISIS is claiming responsibility for the horrific shooting spree at the National Bardo Museum in Tunisia, in a statement describing the attack as a “blessed invasion of one of the dens of infidels and vice in Muslim Tunisia.”

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Royce: U.S. Must Help Tunisia Secure Its Borders

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) responded to the news of a terrorist attack Wednesday that killed 20 in a museum in Tunisia by calling for the United States to provide greater support.

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