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Conventional media alive and well in the Middle East

26 September, 2017

Digital news consumption and internet penetration has increased across the region, with two-thirds of Arabs saying they trust mass media rather than social media to report news fairly and accurately.

Despite positive reforms in Tunisia, more democratic changes needed

22 September, 2017

Comment: While Tunisia is lauded for its progress on human rights laws there is a desire for greater democratic reforms in the "model Arab nation", writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Tunisia to ban 'forced anal exams' for homosexuality

22 September, 2017

Tunisia, where sodomy is punishable by jail, has committed to banning forced anal examinations to determine sexual orientation, the North African state's minister for human rights said on Friday.

Home ties: This week in Middle East football

20 September, 2017

Despite reaching the World Cup finals, Saudi Arabia's manager, Bert van Marwikj, has been unceremoniously sacked for refusing to relocate to the conservative kingdom, writes Uri Levy.

Saudi university to dismiss suspected Muslim Brotherhood-linked academics

20 September, 2017

A university in Saudi Arabia is seeking to sack employees suspected of having links to Muslim Brotherhood, fuelling fears of a major government clampdown on critics in academia and beyond.

Tunisia Islamist party says first post-revolution local elections delayed

17 September, 2017

The head of Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda party has said the country's first municipal elections since the 2011 revolution scheduled for December have been postponed until 2018.

Hundreds protest Tunisia’s new controversial anti-graft law

16 September, 2017

More than 1,000 people protested in Tunis on Saturday, against a controversial amnesty law adopted by parliament for officials accused of corruption under toppled dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Tunisia scraps ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

14 September, 2017

Tunisia has abolished a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims, the presidency has announced.

Tunisia parliament approves controversial law 'pardoning Ben Ali-era corruption'

14 September, 2017

Tunisia's parliament has passed a law which exempts Ben Ali-era officials accused of corruption from prosecution, a move critics say is a step back from the spirit of the revolution.

Fur real? Tunisian shawarma restaurant accused of serving cat-meat

13 September, 2017

EEEEK! A report has emerged from Tunisia that a popular restaurant may have been caught red-handed serving up its customers a little more to bite on than they expected.

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