Tunisia arrests suspect in politician's killing

2014-02-09 20:12

Tunisia's government has said that the suspect in the 25 July assassination of an opposition politician is among four men arrested in an overnight raid.

Opposition proposes independent cabinet

2013-08-11 22:45

A coalition of Tunisian opposition parties intends to propose a cabinet of independents to end the political crisis that has shaken the country.

Tunisia: Opposition leader shot dead

2013-07-25 17:00

Gunmen have shot dead the leader of a leftist Tunisian opposition party outside his house, in the year's second political assassination in Tunisia.

Tunisia set to unveil new government

2013-03-08 12:46

Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Ali Larayedh is set to unveil a new government after two weeks of negotiations on the team tasked with leading the country out of its political crisis.

Belaid murder probe: Marzouki testifies

2013-02-28 14:22

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has testified in the murder probe of Chokri Belaid, his office says, after the opposition leader’s family said he has received death threats.

Statue of murdered Belaid vandalised

2013-02-18 14:53

A statue erected in honour of murdered Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid has been found vandalised and broken into three pieces, a report says.

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".

Tunisia sinks deeper into political crisis

2013-02-08 09:01

Tunisia has sunk deeper into political crisis after the ruling Islamist party rejected its own PM's decision to replace the government following the assassination of a leftist politician.

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.

Tunisia mourns killed opposition leader

2013-02-06 17:10

A Tunisian opposition leader has been shot to death amid tensions over Islamist extremism.


Tunisia marks year since opposition leader's murder

2014-02-06 11:33

Tunisians are marking 12 turbulent months since the assassination of opposition politician Chokri Belaid, and his family still want to know what happened despite the alleged assassin being shot this week.

'Terror' suspect killed, plot foiled

2013-08-04 20:47

Tunisia said its forces have killed a "terror" suspect in a dawn raid and separately foiled a political assassination like the one that has plunged the country into crisis.

Man sets himself on fire in Tunis

2013-03-12 14:28

A man has set himself on fire in central Tunis, hours before the country's lawmakers were to vote on a new government tasked with pulling Tunisia out of a deep political crisis.

Tunisia - Belaid killer named

2013-02-28 22:20

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has testified in the murder probe of Chokri Belaid, as a judicial source named the Salafist suspected of the assassination that plunged the country into turmoil.

Tunisia: suspects held in politician killing

2013-02-22 15:30

Tunisia's interior minister has announced the arrest of several suspects in the assassination of a leftist politician two weeks ago that plunged the country into a political crisis.

Tunisians await funeral of slain Belaid

2013-02-08 12:57

A general strike has gripped Tunis as mourners gather for the funeral of opposition politician Chokri Belaid, whose assassination has plunged Tunisia into a deep political crisis.

Tunisia girds for new chaos at funeral

2013-02-08 11:29

The funeral for a leading leftist politician assassinated in Tunisia is expected to draw waves of mourners, and many fear that a national strike the same day could touch off riots nationwide.

Tunisia Islamists disown PM over crisis

2013-02-07 22:12

Tunisia's governing Islamists have rejected a plan by the prime minister to replace the government after unrest erupted over the killing of an opposition leader.

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.

Tunisia president scraps Cairo trip

2013-02-06 15:56

President Moncef Marzouki has cancelled his participation in the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation summit in Cairo and is heading back to Tunisia after the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid.

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