At least 43 migrants have drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisa after attempting to cross from Libya to Italy, the Tunisian Red Crescent has said.…View More At least 43 migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia after trying to reach Europe
M’SAKEN, TUNISIA (AFP) – A Tunisian man who stabbed to death a police employee in France in a suspected Islamist attack was depressed and not…View More Shock in hometown of Tunisian suspect in France attack
The move is to try to limit the devastating effect of restrictions imposed to curb spread of the coronavirus on the crucial tourism sector. The…View More Tunisia Announces a Slew of Measures to Cushion the Tourism Industry
TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia recorded zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since early March, health authorities said on Monday, as the government will…View More Tunisia reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since early March
TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia will suspend passenger ferry services to northern Italy and take other measures in response to the spreading coronavirus, Health Minister Abdelatif…View More Tunisia suspends northern Italy ferry services over coronavirus
Economic malaise that sparked the revolution continues on the anniversary of the 2011 Arab Spring’s beginning. Tunisia is often touted as the Arab Spring’s only…View More Tunisia: Socioeconomic injustice persists 8 years after uprising
WHO reports Tunisia had second-worst traffic death rate per capita in North Africa, behind only war-torn Libya. At least 26 people were killed when their…View More Death toll in Tunisia bus accident rises to 26
Health ministry says the vehicle veered off course after driver failed to make a sharp turn and fell in ravine. Tunisia’s health ministry has said…View More Bus crash in northern Tunisia kills more than 20
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