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News Tunisia » Religion: Tunisia's ″Cemetery for the Unknown″

News channel or source: http://en.qantara.de/content/tunisias-cemetery-for-the-unknown-the-gravedigger-of-zarzis
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

But he has found his calling, as he maintains that in death, everyone is equal, regardless of origin or religion. "If we do not preserve ... young people in Tunisia are scarcely better off than the dead. "This way, at least, they die with dignity at ...

News Tunisia » Religion: Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda chooses Jewish candidate as head of list

News channel or source: https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/international/africa/168221-180221-tunisia-s-islamist-party-ennahda-chooses-jewish-candidate-as-head-of-list
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The move has been hailed as a triumph following Ennahda’s campaign initiated last year to differentiate "political Islam" from the party's religious roots ... This candidacy sparked a lot of reactions in Tunisia. The president of the El Ghriba Synagogue ...

News Tunisia » Religion: Tunisia holidays 2018: Teletext resumes cheap deals from £268pp

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/918845/Tunisia-holidays-2018-Teletext-cheap-deal
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

It reads: “…terrorists are still very likely to try to carry out attacks in Tunisia. “Security forces remain on a high state of alert in Tunis and other places. You should be vigilant at all times, including around religious sites and festivals.”

News Tunisia » Religion: Thousands of holidaymakers are returning to Tunisia – but is it safe?

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africa/tunisia/articles/thomas-cook-tunisia-cheap-holidays-is-it-safe/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The FCO says: “Terrorists are still very likely to try to carry out attacks in Tunisia. Security forces remain on a high state of alert in Tunis and other places. You should be vigilant at all times, including around religious sites and festivals.”

News Tunisia » Religion: Tunisia’s Next Revolution

News channel or source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/tunisias-next-revolution
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

With offices all over Tunisia, the union opened its doors for political meetings ... The rift between the secular ruling class and the religious proletariat deepened. Ghannouchi capitalized on this divide, promising voters he would reinstate religious ...

News Tunisia » Religion: Mufti of Tunisia: Valentine’s Day is not un-Islamic

News channel or source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180214-mufti-of-tunisia-valentines-day-is-not-un-islamic/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Mufti of Tunisia has affirmed that celebrating Valentine’s Day ... In celebrating it, “it does not mean that one embraces the Christian religion,” he added. “Everything that brings people together is something good and needed”.

News Tunisia » Religion: Tunisia package trips resume following 2015 Sousse massacre

News channel or source: http://www.itv.com/news/2018-02-13/holidaymakers-prepare-as-tunisia-package-trips-resume-following-2015-sousse-massacre/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

"But terrorists are still very likely to try to carry out attacks in Tunisia. Security forces remain on a high state of alert in Tunis and other places. "You should be vigilant at all times, including around religious sites and festivals."

News Tunisia » Religion: Carthage, Tunisia: In the footsteps of St Augustine

News channel or source: http://www.thetablet.co.uk/tablet-world/5/1135/carthage-tunisia-in-the-footsteps-of-st-augustine
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Happily the Emperor Constantine made Christianity the state religion in 313 and so by the time Augustine ... a white habit resembling the traditional Berber dress. Within 72 years Tunisia had gained independence from France, but those who gained positions ...

News Tunisia » Religion: The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/the-female-quran-experts-fighting-radical-islam-in-morocco/551996/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Although these figures are low compared to, say, Tunisia’s—some 7,000 Tunisians joined the ... the country is attempting to show how a certain kind of religious education can prevent extremism. One particular initiative comes with a twist: It places ...