Tunisia lawmaker escapes 'assassination bid'

2015-10-08 17:32

A lawmaker with Tunisia's main, anti-Islamist political party says he escaped an assassination bid while driving to work in the coastal city of Sousse.

Tunisian troops seize arms, papers with ISIS symbol near Libyan border

2015-10-01 13:00

Tunisian troops have seized arms and documents bearing the symbol of Islamic State from two cars near the Libyan border, as authorities tighten security following two major attacks this year, officials say.

HRW urges Tunisia to free man jailed for homosexuality

2015-09-28 15:25

Human Rights Watch has called on the Tunisian authorities to free a 22-year-old student jailed last week for homosexuality and repeal the law that criminalises consensual sodomy.

Million fewer tourists visit Tunisia this year

2015-09-21 20:01

The number of foreign tourists in Tunisia has dropped by 20% to four million in the first eight months of the year after two Islamist attacks.

Tunisians ignore demo ban to protest against graft law

2015-09-12 19:33

Hundreds of Tunisians have defied a state of emergency protests ban to demonstrate against a controversial draft law on amnesty for corruption offences.

Journalists 'killed' by ISIS in Libya are alive: Tunisia FM

2015-09-07 22:05

Two Tunisian journalists who went missing in Libya and whose murders were claimed by the Islamic State group are alive, Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche says.

Tunisian border guard killed in shootout with 'terrorist group'

2015-08-24 07:28

A Tunisian border guard has been killed in a shootout with jihadists on the border with Algeria, state television and the president of a union of border guards say.

Landmine kills 2 soldiers in west Tunisia

2015-08-18 15:56

Two soldiers have been killed by a landmine in western Tunisia near the Algerian border, a region where the army has been chasing jihadists since 2012, the defence ministry says.

Tunisian woman killed by soldiers looking for armed group

2015-08-17 05:16

A woman has been killed and a man wounded in western Tunisia after soldiers opened fire on their car fearing they were armed, a defence ministry spokesperson says.

Tunisia arrests 12 trying to enter Libya

2015-08-08 17:33

Tunisia has arrested 12 people, one of them a woman, who were trying to cross into lawless Libya to join a "terrorist group", the interior ministry says.


Tunisian lawmaker survives attack in Sousse

2015-10-08 14:47

A Tunisian member of parliament has survived an attack by unknown gunmen in the resort city of Sousse, the site of Tunisia’s worst terrorist assault more than three months ago.

Tunisia gunman buried amid strict security

2015-10-01 07:29

The jihadist gunman who killed 38 tourists at the Tunisian beach resort of Sousse in June has been buried under a strict security cordon, AFP says.

Tunisian student gets year in jail for 'homosexuality'

2015-09-24 20:25

A Tunisian court has sentenced a student to a year behind bars on charges of homosexuality, in a judgment condemned by local rights groups.

Tunisia teachers strike for pay rise

2015-09-17 14:59

Thousands of teachers in Tunisia say they have started a strike demanding better wages , two days after the beginning of the new school year in the country.

Tunisia attack victims start legal action against travel firm

2015-09-10 21:05

A group of Britons who were victims of a beach gun attack in Tunisia have started legal action against holiday company Thomson, claiming that the operator, part of TUI Group, failed to provide adequate security at its hotel.

Does new economic bill threaten Tunisia's revolution?

2015-09-02 13:59

Proposed legislation on economic reconciliation could grant amnesty to many who benefitted from the previous regime in Tunisia, critics say.

Tunisia policeman shot dead in Sousse

2015-08-19 22:43

A Tunisian policeman has been shot dead by two assailants on a motorbike in the coastal resort of Sousse where a jihadist gunman killed 38 tourists in June.

Tunisia allows Libyan flights after 6-month shutdown

2015-08-18 15:27

Tunisia says it will open its airspace to flights to and from Libya as safety standards in its neighbour’s airports have improved.

Suspected jihadist shot dead in Tunisia

2015-08-10 22:04

A suspected jihadist has been shot dead in western Tunisia near the Algerian border, a region where security forces have been hunting militants since 2012, the interior ministry says.

Link between Tunisia beach, museum attacks - UK police

2015-08-05 18:31

Investigators have established links between two terrorist attacks that killed 59 foreign tourists on a beach and at a museum in Tunisia, British police say.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.