"It's gotten close to a billion people out of poverty over the last 40 years, and given the economic challenges in the Middle East, there is a lot to like about the thinking of the Chinese model," Princeton University's Michael Robbins told Newsweek.
Tunisia has been mired in political and economic crises since its 2011 uprising, dubbed the "Jasmine Revolution."
Newsweek looks at five of the most-affected nations by the Arab Spring—Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria and Yemen—on the anniversary of Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi's death that helped spark a regional revolt with mixed results.
Local media reported that a suicide bomber on a moped blew himself up near a group of police outside the embassy.
One group of journalists said "No to the desecration of the revolutionary land of Tunisia," while in Egypt the crown prince was accused of killing Jamal Khashoggi.
Earlier this week, Tunisia's counterterrorism judiciary body said that the detainee, Sami A., would face trial in Tunisia for terrorism.
A player's performance declines "significantly for speed, agility, dribbling and endurance" while fasting.
Senior executives and company directors in the Middle East and North Africa said they plan to disrupt their workday to watch games.
1,763 people drowned attempting to immigrate to Europe through the Mediterranean in 2017.
Some say Rogelio Martinez was bludgeoned to death by rocks. Ted Cruz jumped on the bandwagon.
The unrest centers on rising costs and government austerity.
The magazine defends the publication of the pictures that show victims of the truck attack as a public duty.
The film was banned in Lebanon and pulled from a film festival in Algeria. Its theatrical release was also suspended in Tunisia.
Four men were jailed for eating in public and some Tunisians are not happy that the state is enforcing the annual Islamic fast.
The Tunisian underdog beat world No.6 Dominika Cibulkova in Roland Garros on Thursday.
Patriarchal attitudes persist not because Islam is incompatible with gender equality, but because progressive forces have been undermined by various regimes.
Dax J has fled the country and was sentenced in absentia.
The British-born DJ has apologized and deactivated his Facebook page after receiving death threats.
A board member of Germany's federal bank has warned Britain of the potential consequences of its exit from the European Union.
The U.K. inquest found that the Tunisian security forces' response was "shambolic."
The rights group says Tunisian authorities are using "torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions" against suspects.
German security services remain on high alert following a truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market in December 2016.