Country: Tunisia

Tunisʹ first female mayor, Souad Abderrahim (photo: DW/N. Alsarras)

Souad Abderrahim: Mayor of Tunis

The "Sheikha", the city and its problems

Tunisia's Red Vests mobilise in December 2018; giletsrougesTN#, latunisieencolere# (source: Facebook)

Eight years after the Jasmine Revolution

Young Tunisians see red

Nawal El Saadawi (photo: picture-alliance/AFP/Nagmani)

Interview with Egyptian activist Nawal El Saadawi

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"We are a hundred years behind"

Still taken from Mohammed Ben Atiaʹs "Dear Son" (distributed by BAC Films)

Mohamed Ben Attiaʹs "Dear Son"

O Sami, my son, my son

Tunisian woman protesting during the 2010/2011 Jasmine Revolution, Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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Failed revolutionaries?

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (photo: Reuters)

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda

Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus"

The spark that caused the Arabellion: Tunisian young people protest for more social equality and the end of the Ben-Ali dictatorship in Tunis in January 2011, following the suicide of Tunisian greengrocer Mohamed Bouazizi (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

What triggered the Middle Eastern revolts in 2011?

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The economics of Arabellion

Eid ul-Adha prayers in Assalema Mosque, Ariana, a suburb of Tunis (photo: DW/M. Mahjoub)

A new start for jihadists?

Tunisiaʹs bid to rehabilitate its returnees

Members of Tunisiaʹs black minority (photo: Marta Scaglioni)

Emancipation and music

Black Tunisiansʹ bitter heritage

Metal plaque of a souk named after Saida Manoubiya, Tunis (photo: Sami Mlouhi [CC BY-SA 4.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]; Wikimedia Commons)

Aicha 'Lella Saida' Manoubiya

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Tunisia's feminist icon

Souad Abderrahim, a candidate of the Islamist Ennahda party celebrates after being elected mayor of the city of Tunis on 3 July 2018. She is the first Tunisian woman to hold the post (photo: REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)

Tunisʹ first female mayor

Abderrahim runs the gauntlet for Tunisian women

Traditional architecture on Djerba (photo: Philipp Poppitz/Creative Commons 4.0; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Alternative tourism in Tunisia

Off the beaten tourist track

Tunis Old Town, a picture postcard idyll (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Urban development in Tunisia

Keeping the speculators out of Tunis

Sabri Mili (right), Future Lab participant in Tunis (photo: Future Lab Tunisia)

"Future Lab Tunisia"

It all comes down to music

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