Younger brother of Nidhal Selmi, a youth who was killed during during fighting in Syria, shows a photo of Nidhal (R in the picture) during an interview with Reuters in Sousse November 10, 2014. How Selmi, a middle-class footballer with a bright future whose family said had everything from a BMW car to the latest boots, fell into fighting an overseas war illustrates the complex draw of jihad on North Africa's youth.

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Visitors and resident try their hands at playing drums during The Sunset Drum Circle at THE BEACH, opposite JBR every Thursday to Saturday during the month of November.

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