Tunisia detains key militant after deadly attack

2015-11-26 18:10

Tunisian media report that the authorities have detained a former member of an outlawed hardline group as part of a crackdown on suspected jihadists.

ISIS claims killing of Tunis presidential guards

2015-11-25 19:58

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the explosion that killed 12 members of the Tunisian presidential guard.

10kg explosives used in Tunisian bus bomb

2015-11-25 17:06

Ten kilograms of explosives was used in the bus attack that killed 13 people in Tunis.

Tunisia declares state of emergency after deadly bus blast

2015-11-25 10:38

Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people.

Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 11

2015-11-24 19:23

A bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisia's presidential guard in central Tunis has killed at least 11 people, the interior ministry says.

Tunisia suspends teacher for wearing face veil

2015-11-21 12:24

Tunisia's education ministry has suspended a primary school teacher and a supervisor for refusing to obey an order to stop wearing the niqab, or full face veil.

Extra security forces deployed in Tunis

2015-11-18 22:46

Large numbers of security forces have been deployed in Tunis amid attack threats.

Tunisia arrests 7 women over ISIS propaganda

2015-11-17 05:37

Seven women have been arrested in Tunisia for posting propaganda on the internet on behalf of the country's branch of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Kerry in Tunisia to help bolster fledgling democracy

2015-11-13 12:20

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Tunic to take part in a strategic dialogue aimed at bolstering political and economic ties with the North African nation.

Gunmen snatch dozens of Tunisians in Libya – officials

2015-11-06 11:14

Gunmen have kidnapped dozens of Tunisians in western Libya to demand the release of a Libyan arrested in Tunisia, families and authorities say.


Tunisia shutting border with Libya for 15 days

2015-11-25 22:04

Tunisia has announced it is closing its land border with war-torn Libya for 15 days after a deadly bus bombing in Tunis.

Tunisian premier vows tough anti-terrorism measures after bus bombing

2015-11-25 18:56

Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid warned that his government would strictly enforce a curfew and anti-terrorism measures after 12 presidential guards were killed in a bombing.

Tunisia must protect gender-based violence victims - Amnesty

2015-11-25 16:05

Tunisia must change its legislation to protect victims of gender-based violence, who are frequently punished and blamed when they report the crimes, Amnesty International says.

Confusion in Tunis after bus bomb

2015-11-24 21:01

Eleven people have been killed after a bus was targeted by bombers in downtown Tunis.

Tunisia group claims beheading of teen shepherd for ISIS

2015-11-23 07:41

A jihadist group has claimed the beheading of a young Tunisian shepherd on behalf of ISIS, accusing him of having informed the army about their movements in the central province of Sidi Bouzid, in a video posted on internet.

Shepherd beheading adds to woes of neglected corner of Tunisia

2015-11-20 07:42

The beheading of a young shepherd by jihadists has aroused anger and frustration in Tunisia's Sidi Bouzid where extremist violence has compounded the woes of an impoverished region.

Tunisia says 17 held this month in 'terror' sweep

2015-11-18 07:28

Tunisian security forces have detained 17 people this month during 'anti-terrorist' operations, foiling attacks on security buildings and hotels.

Paris attacks claim Tunisian sisters celebrating a birthday

2015-11-14 19:48

Two Tunisian sisters living in France were among at least 128 people killed in Paris after travelling there to celebrate a birthday, officials and media say.

Ruling party rivalry deepens in Tunis

2015-11-09 22:24

Thirty one lawmakers from Tunisia's ruling Nidaa Tounes party have resigned from their parliamentary bloc deepening a row over party succession.

Tunisia ruling party split looms

2015-11-04 20:33

Thirty lawmakers from Tunisia's ruling party have suspended their membership and threatened to resign in protest over control the party.

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