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Tunisia jails all-women jihadist group

Tunisian authorities jailed a group of women believed to have plotted to assassinate a former minister.
The Tunisian Court of First Instance is shown with barriers erected, Tunis, Tunisia, Feb. 20, 2022.

Tunisian authorities jailed on Thursday the members of an all-women terrorist group, who are accused of plotting to assassinate former Interior Minister Hedi Majdoub, according to the media.

The group comprises nine women; two were jailed for 25 years, while the other seven received sentences between three and 14 years. One of them was acquitted.

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