TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s moderate Islamist Ennahda, which came first in last month’s parliamentary elections, has named Habib Jemli, a former junior agriculture minister, as…View More Tunisia's Ennahda names Habib Jemli as choice for PM
The 60-year-old former junior minister has two months to establish a coalition out of a fractured Parliament. Tunisia’s recently elected President Kais Saied has tasked agricultural…View More Tunisia: Habib Jemli tasked with forming a new government
TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s moderate Islamist Ennahda party may choose a candidate from outside its ranks to head government, two sources said on Friday, as…View More Tunisia's moderate Islamist party may choose outside candidate as PM
Without a party or much funding, Saied has emerged as a frontrunner to lead Tunisia thanks to his ‘utopist’ programme. Kais Saied is perhaps unlike…View More Tunisia's Kais Saied: 'He's just not interested in power'
Twenty-six candidates – many political heavyweights – will run in next week’s presidential vote. With the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi in late July,…View More Tunisia's presidential election: What's the big deal?
There is no clear frontrunner in the race, which sees 24 candidates vying for the Tunisian presidency. People in Tunisia are casting their ballots in…View More Tunisians voting in unpredictable presidential contest
TUNIS (Reuters) – A Tunisian policeman and three Islamist militants were killed on Monday in a security operation in a remote area near the Algerian…View More Tunisian policeman and three Islamist militants killed in clashes
Media mogul’s own Nessma TV channel reports 56-year-old was arrested as he traveled to Tunis. Authorities in Tunisia have arrested a controversial presidential candidate and…View More Tunisia arrests presidential candidate Nabil Karoui
Near a bustling port exporting phosphates lies a graveyard of trawlers, rotting boats of the fisherman whose livelihoods were destroyed by the chemicals washing into…View More Tunisia chemical plants causing devastating pollution
Youssef Chahed says he is ready to take on the role, a week after his party announced he would run for the top position. Tunisian…View More Tunisia's PM Chahed submits bid to run for presidency
Eighty-two people are missing from the boat, which was carrying 86 refugees and migrants when it sank. A boat carrying at least 86 refugees and migrants has…View More Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Tunisia
Suicide bomber detonates explosive vest in Tunis, the third such incident within a week in the Tunisian capital. A wanted man has blown himself up…View More Tunis attack: Wanted man blows himself up after police chase
PM Chahed cites security reasons for the niqab ban following a double suicide bombing in Tunis last month. Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned…View More Tunisia bans face veils in public institutions after bombing
TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ill last week, left hospital on Monday in “normal health” and will resume work…View More Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son