Thousands took to the streets in Tunis yesterday. But you probably did not hear about it.

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

Yesterday, on 31 October 2015, thousands of Tunisians took to the streets demanding the establishment of a benefits system to alleviate the difficulties of over 500,000 unemployed and protesting the lack of policies dedicated to tackling the rampant poverty across the country and, in particular, the inner regions. Mohamed El-Hechmi Hamdi, former presidential candidate and leader of the Tayyar al-Mahabba …

Along Came UKIP

Pritam Anada Middle East/North Africa

The UK Independence Party has now secured two parliamentary seats in the space of a few weeks, effectively setting them to be the key power broker in the next election. What has been most surprising is the general meekness and kow-towing of the main parties to UKIP’s stance on the EU and immigration. They could, in various ways, have exerted …