Marzouki holds crisis talks over new PM

2013-02-20 14:51

President Moncef Marzouki is holding urgent talks with political leaders in a bid to steer Tunisia out of a week-long crisis exacerbated by the resignation of PM Hamadi Jebali.

Uncertainty in Tunisia ahead of talks

2013-02-18 10:22

Tunisian PM Hamadi Jebali is set to resume talks with political party leaders to form a new government of technocrats, despite a strong opposition within his own ruling Islamist party.

Tunisia president's party rejects plan

2013-02-11 20:00

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki's secular party says that it will stay in the ruling coalition, but demanded the resignation of key Islamist ministers.

US: No place for violence in Tunisia

2013-02-08 12:22

The US has urged Tunisian leaders to come together to resolve the tensions wracking the country, warning "there’s no place for violence in Tunisia's democracy".

Amid Tunisian anger, PM to dissolve govt

2013-02-07 07:49

The Tunisian PM has declared his intension to dissolve the government after his country plunged into turmoil following the assassination of an opposition leader.

Tunisian polls set for next March – PM

2012-06-01 16:19

The next general elections in post-revolutionary Tunisia will take place "around the 20 or 21 March" 2013, once a new constitution is ready, Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali has announced.

Tunisia hackers threaten government

2012-04-18 22:35

Hackers from the Tunisian chapter of the international collective Anonymous have issued a new warning to the government against censoring the internet.

'Tension' worries Tunisian leaders

2012-03-19 11:32

Tunisian president's office has warned of attempts to sow divisions inside the country, after a series of incidents that highlight the growing tension between advocates of Islamist and secular values.

Tunisia battles economic problems

2012-01-12 14:42

A year after they ousted a dictator and gave birth to the Arab Spring, Tunisians are still battling pressing social and economic problems but now under democratically elected rulers.

Tunisia's Jebali to form government

2011-12-14 15:56

Tunisia's Hamadi Jebali, the number two in the moderate Islamist Ennahda party that won elections, has been tasked with forming the country's new government.


Tunisia PM pushes cabinet plan

2013-02-18 13:43

Tunisian PM Hamadi Jebali is set to resume talks with political party leaders aimed at forming a new government of technocrats, despite a fresh rebuff from his own ruling party.

Tunisia rulers call for pro Islam rally

2013-02-13 22:01

Tunisia's ruling Ennahda party has called on supporters to rally and back its "legitimacy" even as the prime minister, scrambles to form a new government of technocrats.

Tunisian PM threatens to resign

2013-02-09 22:34

Tunisia's prime minister says he'll resign if his call for a new nonpolitical cabinet is rejected.

Tunisia fears fresh violence

2013-02-07 13:58

Tunisia has been hit by strikes as the murder of an outspoken opposition leader threatens to reignite violence despite the PM's attempts to defuse the crisis by pledging to form a new government.

Libyan ex-PM extradition rattles Tunisia

2012-06-25 20:33

Tunisia's post-revolution political alliance is facing its deepest crisis yet after the Islamist prime minister ignored the president's opposition to the extradition of a former top Libyan official.

Libyan ex-PM on hunger strike

2012-05-21 22:30

Libya's former PM Baghdadi al-Mahmudi has begun a hunger strike to resist his possible extradition from Tunisia for fear of being executed in his home country, his lawyer says.

Tunisia: Scores must be settled

2012-04-14 21:00

Tunisia has opened a conference calling for justice for the victims of the Ben Ali regime, with its leaders saying that scores must be settled for reconciliation to begin.

Expelling Syrian envoy 'unwise'

2012-02-06 16:07

Tunisian opposition parties have critics the government’s decision to expel the Syrian ambassador over Damascus’ crackdown on protests as a reckless break with Tunis diplomatic tradition.

Tunisian PM to unveil first cabinet

2011-12-18 20:34

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali is set to submit the lineup of his new cabinet, the first freely elected government since the country's popular uprising.

Moncef Marzouki Tunisia's new president

2011-12-13 07:43

Rights activist and former opposition leader Moncef Marzouki is Tunisia's first elected president since the north African country's revolution sparked the Arab Spring.

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