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  • Tunisia woman accused of indecency after alleged rape by police

     
    Hundreds of protesters thronged to a Tunis courtroom Tuesday as a woman and her fiance who accused police officers of rape and extortion defended themselves against allegations of indecency. The case has outraged Tunisian feminists and human rights...
  • Israel admits responsibility for 1988 assassination

     
    More than 24 years after Palestinian military leader Khalil Ibrahim Wazir was assassinated in Tunisia, Israel acknowledged for the first time that its spy agency Mossad carried out the killing....
  • China denies cyber attacks aimed at the U.S.

     
    China’s defense minister denied Monday that his country was the source of cyber attacks directed at the U.S., contradicting recent assertions by the Pentagon....
  • Tunisia TV exec fined, fears for life over airing 'Persepolis'

     
    When Nebil Karoui chose to air “Persepolis” on his Tunisian channel Nessma, he thought it was “a nonevent.” Now the television station owner is ringing himself with bodyguards and fighting the courts, terrified that the religious...
  • Greek conservative leader Samaras fails to form coalition

     
    Upping the chances of a new election next month, Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras said Monday he had failed to find a coalition partner to form a new government....
  • Wife of former Tunisian dictator apologizes, denies wrongdoing

     
    Leila ben Ali, wife of deposed Tunisian dictator Zine el Abidine ben Ali, gave a measured apology for any “mistakes” she may have committed and admitted Tunisians were denied political freedoms under her husband’s 23-year rule in her...
  • Egyptians begin voting in pivotal runoff election

     
    CAIRO -- A tense Egypt began voting Saturday in the runoff to choose a new president amid a tightening military grip and fears that the result will not lift the nation from decades of authoritarian rule. The choice is stark, if unsettling: Muslim...
  • Arab Spring, American summer: Foreign students visit Michiana, tell their stories

    Arab Spring, American summer: Foreign students visit Michiana, tell their stories
    SOUTH BEND -- Menna, 20, paid no attention to politics until the Egyptian revolution started on Jan. 25, 2011. "We never imagined the president would be overthrown," said the young medical student, who lives in Sohag, a city about 240 miles from Cairo,...
  • Thornton, Smith named to U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team roster

    Thornton, Smith named to U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team roster
    Brian Thornton and David Smith, both former UC Irvine standouts, have been named to the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team, pending approval from the U.S. Olympic Committee. Upon approval, Thornton and Smith along with the rest of the nominated team...
  • Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate

    Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate
    The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP. Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...