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Star Wars Tatooine Set “Sinking” into Sahara Star Wars Tatooine Set “Sinking” into Sahara

George Lucas had transformed the Tunisian Sahara desert in the barren planet with twin suns called Tatooine, for Episode IV of his “Star Wars” space opera in 1976. Now Luke Skywalker’s childhood home is quickly being engulfed in sand dunes. …

Google Celebrates World Press Freedom Day Google Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

Google announced today that it would be sponsoring a United Nations celebration of World Press Freedom Day. The United Nations designates May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, a day which is, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and …

Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails

In their ever expanding role of revealing corruption and injustice around the world, Anonymous has also set their sights on Tunisia. They are protesting the ruling Ennahda party over their perceived lack of action against conservative Salafi attacks. This recent …

Muhammad Facebook Pictures Land Tunisians in Prison Muhammad Facebook Pictures Land Tunisians in Prison
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Reuters is reporting the story of two Tunisians who received prison sentences for posting to Facebook cartoons depicting the image of the prophet Mohammad. The Tunisian justice ministry said Muhammad was depicted naked in the cartoons. Reuters quotes a justice …

Google Launches Iraqi, Tunisian Domains
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Citizens of Iraq and Tunisia who are lucky enough to have Internet connections may now find it easier to conduct Web searches.  Today, Google announced the launch of the local search domains google.iq and google.tn for the two countries. This …