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TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's new prime minister says the United States will provide security equipment and training for Tunisian forces and new loan guarantees to help the North African country stabilize and rebuild.
WASHINGTON - The United States is providing $500 million in new assistance to Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring movement, to help the North African nation revive its faltering economy as it continues its march toward democracy and financial and political stability after a period of unrest.
TUNIS, Tunisia - Ahead of his Friday meeting with President Barack Obama, Tunisia's interim prime minister says the government at last has a handle on extremism and the transition to democracy is back on track. Now, he says, it's time to fix the faltering economy.
TUNIS, Tunisia - Two Tunisian police officers were convicted of raping a young woman and sentenced to seven years in prison in a case that drew widespread protests after the victim was initially accused of immoral behavior. A third officer received a two-year sentence for extorting money from the woman's fiance.
WASHINGTON - The White House says Tunisia's new prime minister will visit President Barack Obama next month to discuss the North African nation's transition to democracy.