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Tunisia Prez: 3rd Attacker 'on the Run'

'When war is brought upon us, we will wage war,' he vows after museum attack

(Newser) - A third attacker in the deadly assault on the Bardo museum is on the run, Tunisia's president said today, declaring his country at war with the extremists who killed 21 people at one of North Africa's most revered cultural institutions. President Beji Caid Essebsi said the attack involved... More »

ISIS Claims Tunisia Hit; 2 Tourists Found, Hid All Night

One museum attacker was known to authorities

(Newser) - "We are in a war with terror, and these savage minority groups will not frighten us," Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi vowed in the wake of a terrorist attack that has now killed 18 foreign tourists and three Tunisians , plus the two gunmen. "The fight against... More »

Tunisia Appoints New PM

al-Qaeda urges Tunisians, Egyptians to rebel against new leaders

(Newser) - Interim Tunisian President Foued Mebazaa has appointed a new prime minister following the resignation of Mohammed Ghannouchi, who bowed to protesters' demands and stepped down yesterday, the BBC reports. Former foreign minister Beji Caid-Essebsi will take Ghannouchi's place, although it's not clear whether the appointment will be enough to mollify... More »

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