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Turkish, Algerian presidents discuss developments in Tunisia on phone

Turkey's president and his Algerian counterpart spoke on the phone on July 30, according to a statement by Turkey's Communications Directorate.


President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Algeria's Abdelmadjid Tebboune discussed regional matters, especially Turkish-Algerian relations and developments in Tunisia, said the directorate statement.

Politicizing religion harms both religion and politics

How nice were our dreams when we were entering the "information age." All totalitarian regimes, left and right, had fallen. The correctness of democracy and the market economy were certainly proven. 

The "Arab Spring" had elevated this optimism all together; "Muslim democracy" concepts started being debated. 

Hamas says Israel killed its drone expert in Tunisia

Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Dec. 17 a Tunisian engineer murdered in the North African country was one of its leaders, accused Israel of the killing and vowed to avenge him.

Mohamed Zaouari, a 49-year-old engineer, was murdered at the wheel of his car outside his house in Tunisia's second city, Sfax, on Dec. 15.

Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda becomes biggest in parliament as ruling party splits

Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda Party became the biggest in parliament after more lawmakers in President Beji Caid Essebsi's Nidaa Tounes party resigned on Jan. 11 over the role of his son, saying they feared a return of the hereditary transfer of power.