Tunisia

Terrorized Tunisia

TUNIS – The recent terror attack on Berlin’s Christmas market – which killed 12 and injured more than 50 – cast a pall over this year’s holiday celebrations across Europe. Viewed from Tunis, where I happened to be during the fallout, the attack has also had a major, albeit different, […]

Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the ‘culture of its disbelievers’, what treasure of the Western world is now safe? There have been attacks like this before, but this time it’s not just peoples’ lives in danger

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Because of the ferocious reputation of Isis – created by the “Islamic Caliphate” but assiduously cultivated in the West – we forget thatWednesday’s attack is a mere copy of the far more ruthless assault on foreign tourists launched by Egyptian Islamists during the Mubarak era. […]

Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the 'culture of its disbelievers', what treasure of the Western world is now safe? There have been attacks like this before, but this time it's not just peoples' lives in danger

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Because of the ferocious reputation of Isis – created by the “Islamic Caliphate” but assiduously cultivated in the West – we forget thatWednesday’s attack is a mere copy of the far more ruthless assault on foreign tourists launched by Egyptian Islamists during the Mubarak era. […]

Museum massacre jolts Tunisia

A victim is being evacuated by rescue workers outside the Bardo museum in Tunis, on Wednesday in Tunis, Tunisia. (AP) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published — Wednesday 18 March 2015 CAIRO: Gunmen in Tunisia took a group of tourists hostage at a museum and at least 22 people were reportedly killed […]