The Next Arab Spring? Women’s Rights
Saudi women can now drive. But Tunisian women could soon inherit fully — that’s a revolution.
A New Tune on Women’s Rights in the Arab World
Recent reform of rape laws in several countries is welcome, but changing cultural attitudes is harder.
Tunisia Takes a Big Step to Protect Women From Abuse
A new law outlaws violence against women, forbids sexual harassment in public and calls for the police and judges to be trained to handle abuse cases.
Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend
The once-extraordinary act has become commonplace in Tunisia, whether compelled by anger, depression or bitter disappointment, or meant to challenge the authorities.
Corruption Crackdown Intensifies in Tunisia, and the People Cheer
A drive to root out corruption has been surprising for its vigor, but is not without risks. Analysts say mafia bosses are as powerful as terrorists.
Ons Jabeur Achieves Victory, and a Milestone, at the French Open
With her victory over Dominika Cibulkova, Jabeur of Tunisia became the first woman from an Arab country to reach the third round of a Grand Slam singles event.
Young and Unemployed, Tunisians Agitate for a ‘Second Revolution’
Protests have been gathering steam in a remote region, leading to some government concessions but most recently resulting in a deadly clash with armed forces.
The Next Front in the U.S. Fight Against ISIS
To avoid a deadly game of jihadist Whac-a-Mole, America must shore up its allies in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya.
Tunisia’s Truth-Telling Renews a Revolution’s Promise, Painfully
The effort, wrenching as it is, may stand as the one bright spot in a region where the promise of the Arab Spring has been blunted in country after country.
Tunisia Fears the Return of Thousands of Young Jihadists
Secularists protest a wave of returning jihadists will bring further mayhem to this fragile state.
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