North Africa

 
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EU promises aid to Tunisia, Libya in bid to stop extremism

By Onize Ohikere
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North Africa | The European Union has agreed to help the Tunisian government fight Islamic extremism in the North African country. EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels…

Britain deploys counterterrorism police to investigate Tunisian attack

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Britain has deployed about 600 counterterrorism police to help investigate Friday’s attack at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in the Tunisian beach resort town…

Attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait part of ISIS call for Ramadan jihad

By Julia A. Seymour
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ISIS | Just days after ISIS extremists called for a month of jihad to coincide with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, bombers claiming to be affiliated with the…

Lack of miniskirts in Tunisia reveals bigger problem

By Onize Ohikere
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North Africa | In 2010, Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring that led to the resignation of political leaders around the Arab world. But it proved to be a lot harder to organize…

Globe Trot: Volcanos, earthquakes, and running to God

By Mindy Belz
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International | CHILE: In the wake of an earthquake it’s easy to forget a volcano, but the Calbuco eruption continues, with residents trying to save their homes from a rain…

Debate over Islamic courts fuels religious tension in Tanzania

By Julia A. Seymour
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North Africa | Tanzania’s outgoing president has warned rising religious tension in his country could derail an upcoming constitutional referendum on April 30 and…

Midday Roundup: ISIS claims responsibility for Tunisia museum attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No mercy. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on a Tunisian museum Wednesday. The death toll has risen to 23, and the…

Midday Roundup: Terrorists kill 17 foreigners in attack on Tunisian museum

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tunisian terror. Militants in Tunisia stormed a museum in the North African nation’s capital today, killing 19 people. Seventeen of the victims were foreign…

The Church’s reply

The Church’s reply

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | May prayer for the persecuted and for those who persecute increase

Christians cautiously optimistic over Tunisia’s new constitution

By Julia A. Seymour
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North Africa | Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring uprisings, voted last week to approve a new constitution that rejects Sharia law and includes some protection for…

Globe Trot: Explosive start threatens to derail fragile Syrian peace talks

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Delegates have gathered outside Geneva for strategic talks on ending Syria’s civil war, but sharp differences—particularly between the…

A life laid down

By Jamie Dean
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Libya | An American teacher killed in Benghazi strived to ‘treasure Christ above all things’

 
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