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March 29, 2016: ISIS attacks army convoy in Tunisia

On this day in 2016 a terrorist group linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) ambushed a Tunisian Army convoy, killing 4 soldiers.

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March 18, 2015: Gunmen attack museum in Tunisia

On this day in 2015 two gunmen killed nineteen people, including 17 foreign tourists, in an attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis.

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Tunisia is facing a grave Islamist extremist threat

Thousands of Tunisians went to fight for ISIS and many more were prevented from doing so. Borealis discusses the nature of this problem in Tunisia.

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Tunisian shepherd kidnapped and tortured by AQIM (June 24, 2018)

On this day in 2018, a young Tunisian shepherd who was tortured by AQIM terrorists survived his ordeal but later died from his injuries.

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Two Tunisian soldiers killed in AQIM attack (June 6, 2013)

On this day in 2013, two Tunisian soldiers were killed and two wounded in a terrorist attack carried out by Al Qaeda affiliate AQIM near Tunisia’s border with Algeria.

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April 11, 2002 | Bombing at Ghriba Synagogue in Tunisia

Al Qaeda followed up 9/11 with a terrorist attack on the Djerba Ghriba synagogue in Tunisia where a suicide bomber detonated a truck killing 19 people.

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January 11, 2018 | Attack by terrorist inmate at French prison

Tunisia is often seen as a role model for the Arab world: the reality is very different indeed.

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Perspectives

Rusty spring

Reality has a nagging habit of interfering with theory and the last few years have shown quite clearly that early jubilation has yielded to despair as civil wars and insurgencies have arisen in Libya, Yemen, Syria and there is an unquestionable lack of freedom in many other countries.