The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize award for its efforts in helping Tunisia transition to democracy in the wake of the country's "Jasmine Revolution" in 2011, the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced on Friday.

The chairman of the Committee, Kaci Kullman Five said:
"More than anything, the prize is intended as an encouragement to the Tunisian people, who despite major challenges have laid the groundwork for a national fraternity which the C...


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