Tunisia


Two dead including child in Tunisia floods

2018-10-17 20:33

Flash flooding in central Tunisia killed at least two people including a six-year-old child, the interior ministry has said.

One dead, two flee as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

2018-10-08 10:14

A boat carrying migrants trying to reach Italy from Tunisia has capsized, killing one person, a security source in the north African country says.

Two killed in land mine blast in Tunisia Islamist hideout

2018-09-25 20:32

Two people were killed in a land mine blast in a mountainous area of central Tunisia near the Algerian border used as a hideout by Islamist militants, the defence ministry has announced.

Five killed in torrential Tunisia rains

2018-09-24 12:13

Flash floods in Tunisia's Cap Bon peninsula have killed at least five people, authorities say, as surging waters caused by heavy rains carried away homes, cars and chunks of road.

Tunisia ruling party suspends PM as rift deepens

2018-09-16 18:26

Tunisia's ruling party has suspended Prime Minister Youssef Chahed in the latest escalation of a row with the president's son that has paralysed key decisions on the troubled economy.

Tunisia PM sacks energy minister facing graft probe

2018-08-31 18:16

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has fired his energy minister who is facing a corruption probe, the premier's office has said announcing a series of sackings.

One dead as Tunisia security forces arrest migrants

2018-08-17 18:00

A migrant died as Tunisian security forces clashed with a group of Tunisians and Africans embarking on a clandestine sea crossing to Italy, a security official has said.

WATCH: Tunisian migrant boat turns down Aquarius rescue attempt

2018-08-16 08:05

A group of Tunisian migrants onboard a small dingy in the Mediterranean ocean has told rescuers from the Aquarius charity ship "we don't want to be rescued".

PICS: Tunisia anti-litter activist takes up 300-km, 30-beach challenge

2018-08-14 14:57

Bin bags at the ready, "long-distance activist" Mohamed Oussama Houij moves methodically along a beach in Tunisia's Mediterranean town of Nabeul, scooping up all kinds of trash as he goes along.

Tunisia's president announces draft inheritance equality bill

2018-08-13 21:06

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has announced plans to submit a draft bill to parliament equalising inheritance rights between men and women.

 

Saudi and Tunisia air forces hold joint exercises

2018-10-11 16:37

Tunisia's air force is holding its first joint exercises with Saudi forces as part of a bilateral training programme, the Tunisian government has said.

Tunisia tourism keeps up recovery from jihadist attacks

2018-10-05 14:35

More than six million foreign travellers have visited Tunisia in the first nine months of 2018, as tourism rebounds from devastating jihadist attacks three years ago.

Tunisia president says alliance with moderate Islamists over

2018-09-25 14:03

Tunisia's conservative president says that he has ended his alliance with the moderate Islamist party Ennahdha, the latest chapter in a political crisis roiling this North African nation for months

Four killed in torrential Tunisia rains: ministry

2018-09-23 16:19

Torrential rains and flooding in northeastern Tunisia have left at least four dead, including two sisters, the interior ministry has said.

Libya re-opens main border post with Tunisia

2018-09-02 17:04

Libya has reopened its main border post with Tunisia after closing it for more than six weeks amid tensions over smuggling, Tripoli's interior ministry says.

8 bodies found after Tunisia police, migrants clash on boat

2018-08-20 11:04

Eight bodies have been recovered off Tunisia since security forces clashed with a group of migrants on a boat crossing illegally to Italy, a security official has said.

WATCH: Tunisians push for equal inheritance rights for women

2018-08-16 13:26

Thousands of people have rallied in Tunis in support of the announcement made by Tunisia's president Beji Caid Essebsi to submit a draft bill to parliament equalising inheritance rights between men and women.

Tunisia denies migrants arrested on way to Italy were 'terrorists'

2018-08-15 12:39

Tunisian authorities have denied accusations by Italy that migrants it arrested as they tried to cross the Mediterranean for Italian shores were "terrorists".

WATCH: Tunisian fishermen call the EU to rescue migrants like they did

2018-08-14 13:35

Tunisian fishermen in the coastal town of Zarzi have been rescuing migrants and retrieving the bodies of dead for years.

Tunisian fundamentalists protest report on sexual equality

2018-08-12 15:53

Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have protested in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender equality that they claim are contrary to Islam

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