September 01, 2019 8:29 am
Businessman Nabil Karoui was allowed to maintain his candidacy while in custody on accusations of money laundering and tax evasion.
August 02, 2019 6:55 am
A month before the Tunisian Revolution began, Tunisian rapper Hamada Ben Amor, who performs under the name of El Général, released a political rap song called 'Rais Lebled' in December 2010.
July 21, 2019 8:45 am
Parliamentary elections are expected to be held on October 6 with a presidential vote following on Nov. 17. They will be the third set of polls in which Tunisians can vote freely following the 2011 revolution.
May 10, 2019 8:47 pm
An official with the International Organization for Migration in Tunisia said the smuggling boat was coming from Libya when it sent a distress signal in international waters early Friday off the Tunisian coastal city of Sfax.
June 03, 2018 11:55 pm
Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libya's coast guard, aided by armed groups, has tightened controls.
January 15, 2018 1:30 pm
Protests erupted last Monday in several towns and cities across Tunisia following tax and price hikes imposed on Jan. 1 by a government seeking to reduce a budget deficit to meet an agreement with its international donors.
January 09, 2018 1:15 pm
The protest had turned violent when security forces tried stopping some youths from burning down a government building, witnesses said.
October 30, 2017 12:15 am
To this day, the question, “Why Tunisia succeeded?” is being answered in very different ways by scholars, researchers and commentators.
June 04, 2017 5:43 pm
Last month a dozen people including businessmen, suspected smugglers and even a former security official were arrested, in a country where nepotism and corruption are seen as a powerful brake on the road to economic recovery.
May 26, 2017 5:19 pm
A student armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle and grenades went on a rampage in the Port el-Kantaoui resort near Sousse killing 38 holidaymakers
June 28, 2015 4:50 pm
Thousands of tourists fled Tunisia on Saturday after the country's worst terrorist attack killed 38 people.