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Tunisian doctor dazzles virus ward with violin
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Tunisian parliament reshuffled after violent protests
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Tunisia: Protests continue against police brutality, corruption
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Tunisian premier responds after days of protests
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Tunisia deploys army to help quell days-long unrest
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Tunisians protest after Arab Spring anniversary
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Tunisian police continue to clash with protesters as poverty still rife 10 years after revolution
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Protests erupt in Tunisian cities amid anger over poor economy
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Protests continue in Tunisia against the police and economic crisis
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Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 61The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast this week has risen to 61, a local official said on Saturday.
At least 20 die as migrant boat sinks off TunisiaAt least 20 African migrants died when a boat carrying more than 50 people sank off Tunisia, an official said on Tuesday.
Tunisia to open sea, air and land borders on June 27Tunisia will open its sea, land and air borders on June 27, authorities said on Monday, in hopes of rescuing its tourism industry as the coronavirus pandemic comes under control.
U.S. considers sending 'training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensionsThe United States said it is considering deploying a Security Force Assistance Brigade in Tunisia for training, as part of its assistance program with the North Africa country, amid concern over..
U.S. eyes use of security brigade in Tunisia amid Russia concernsThe United States is looking to use one of its Security Force Assistance Brigades in Tunisia, its military said on Friday, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.
U.S. looking to use Security Force Assistance Brigade in TunisiaThe United States is looking to use one of its Security Force Assistance Brigades in Tunisia, the United States Africa Command said on Friday, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.
Tunisia relaxes curfew with virus outbreak slowingTunisia has announced a reduction of its nightly curfew hours, state media reported on Wednesday, after three consecutive days without recording any new coronavirus cases and as the government relaxes..
Tunisia relaxes coronavirus curfew hoursTunisia will reduce the hours of its nightly curfew imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus from Wednesday, state news agency TAP reported citing President Kais Saied.
Tunisia reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since early MarchTunisia recorded zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since early March, health authorities said on Monday, as the government will further relax restrictions on movement and businesses.
Tunisia allows Turkish medical aid plane to land for LibyansTunisia allowed a Turkish plane to land at its southern airport of Zarzis to deliver medical aid to Libyans at the Ras Jedir border crossing, the presidency said on Friday.
Hundreds of Tunisians stranded in Libya reach frontier postHundreds of Tunisians who were stranded in Libya after the borders were closed over the coronavirus crisis reached a Tunisian frontier post on Monday, Tunisia's Interior Ministry said.
Tunisia president extends coronavirus lockdown: statementTunisia's president extended on Friday a coronavirus lockdown, with the government to announce later the extension period, a presidency statement said.
Tunisia seeks donations to fund coronavirus facilitiesTunisia on Tuesday asked for donations to fund 250 intensive care beds to be placed in a sports hall in the capital as it tries to ramp up medical facilities in response to the coronavirus.
Tunisia releases 1,420 prisoners over coronavirusTunisia's President Kais Saied on Tuesday ordered the release on 1,420 prisoners in an amnesty to combat the spread of the coronavirus in prisons, a presidency statement said.
Tunisia coronavirus cases jump by around 50%Tunisia has confirmed 59 new cases of the coronavirus, Health Minister Abdelatif el-Mekki said in a televised news conference on Wednesday, taking the total number to 173.
Tunisia orders army into streets to enforce coronavirus lockdownTunisia's President Kais Saied on Monday ordered the army to deploy in the streets to force people to respect a lockdown imposed to halt the spread of coronavirus, the office of the presidency said in..
Tunisia allocates $850 million to combat effects of coronavirusTunisia is allocating 2.5 billion dinars ($850 million) to combat the economic and social effects of the coronavirus health crisis, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Saturday.
Tunisian streets fall silent under coronavirus curfewThe only sounds at dusk on Wednesday as Tunisia's first night of a curfew against coronavirus kept traffic from the streets were barking dogs and, faintly in the wind above the scent of orange blossom,..
Tunisian police break up ram fight that broke coronavirus crowd rulesTunisian police used tear gas to disperse dozens of youths at a traditional ram fight on Tuesday because it broke coronavirus rules against crowds, the local Mosaique FM radio reported.
Tunisia imposes 12-hour daily curfew to counter coronavirusTunisia will impose a curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting Wednesday with the army patrolling the streets, Tunisia's president said on Tuesday, tightening the measures to counter the spread of the..
Tunisia suspends all international flights, closes its land borders - PMTunisia will suspend international flights and close its land border in an effort to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Monday.
Tunisian land border with Libya closed: ministerTunisia's land border with Libya has been closed due to the coronavirus, Transport Minister Anouar Maarouf said on Monday.
Tunisia asks citizens for donations to help tackle coronavirusTunisia has created a voluntary fund dedicated to fighting the coronavirus outbreak and reducing its economic repercussions, the North African country's Ministry of Finance said Sunday.
Tunisian beach resorts face up to coronavirus blightAmmar Jouini had been optimistic about this year, hoping that after Tunisia's tourism sector finally recovered from years of pain caused by militant attacks in 2015, his souvenir business might also be..
Tunisia suspends Italy flightsTunisia will suspend all flights and shipping to Italy except to Rome and bring forward a scheduled school holiday to Thursday from next Monday, the health minister said on Monday.
Blast outside U.S. Embassy in Tunisia kills policemanTwo militants on a motorbike blew themselves up outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia on Friday, killing a policeman and wounding several in the North African country's most serious attack in months.
Five wounded in suicide blast near U.S. embassy in Tunis: local radioAn attack near the U.S. embassy in Tunisia on Friday was carried out by a man on a motorike who blew himself up and wounded five police, local radio reported.
Tunisia suspends northern Italy ferry services over coronavirusTunisia will suspend passenger ferry services to northern Italy and take other measures in response to the spreading coronavirus, Health Minister Abdelatif el-Mekki said on Wednesday.
Tunisia confirms first coronavirus case: health ministerTunisia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, the health minister said on Monday at a news conference.
Promising political stability, new Tunisian government takes officeTunisia’s new coalition government took office on Friday and Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said the country needed political stability to start urgent reforms and revive the ailing economy.
Tunisia's parliament approves a coalition governmentTunisia's parliament approved a new coalition government in a confidence vote on Thursday, after months of political wrangling that has slowed the north African country's efforts to tackle looming..
Tunisian parliament debates new coalition with economy in focusTunisia's parliament began debating on Wednesday and looked set to approve a new coalition government, after months of political wrangling that has slowed the north African country's efforts to tackle..
Tunisia names new government, avoids risk of early electionTunisia’s designated Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh on Wednedsay named a new coalition government after reaching an agreement with Ennahda moderate Islamist Party, the biggest power in..
Tunisia's designated PM proposes new governmentTunisia’s designated Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh named a new coalition government after he reached an agreement with Ennahda moderate Islamist Party, the biggest power in Parliament,..
Tunisian president to call early poll if government loses vote of confidenceTunisian President Kais Saied said on Monday he would dissolve parliament and call for an early election if the new government fails to win a parliamentary confidence vote amid what he called the worst..
Tunisia talks on cabinet press on amid risk of new electionDesignated Tunisian prime minister Elyes Fakhfakh proposed the line-up of a new government on Saturday and then said negotiations would continue after the Ennahda party, the biggest in parliament,..
Tunisia's next government must be broad-based, says leader of biggest partyTunisia's new government must be broad-based to implement sorely needed reforms, the leader of the largest party in parliament said on Wednesday, in comments that signaled the country could face a snap..
Trump's Mideast plan is 'injustice of the century', U.S.-allied Tunisian president saysPresident Kais Saied of Tunisia, an ally of the United States, said on Thursday that the new U.S. plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is the "injustice of the century".
Tunisia's biggest party Ennahda rejects new government proposalThe biggest party in Tunisia's parliament on Monday rejected the idea of a government that excludes other parties, adding that it was ready to contest another election.
Tunisia's designated PM makes employment, services the priorityTunisia's designated prime minister Elyes Fakhfakh wants a government based on the values of the 2011 revolution that would address unemployment and improve public services, he said on Friday.
Jaishankar meets his Tunisian counterpart, discusses 'shared interest and challenges'"Began my #Tunisia visit with a meeting with FM Sabri Bachtobji. As two vibrant democracies in different regions, discussed shared interests and challenges," he tweeted. Both the leaders agreed to work..
Ahead of EAM Jaishankar's visit, Tunisia lauds India's partnership with African nationsTunisia's envoy to India Nejmeddine Lakhal has lauded India's partnership with African nations and said his country shares with India "zero tolerance" policy towards terrorism.
Tunisia's designated PM vows to tackle economic, social illsTunisia's new designated prime minister Elyes Fakhfakh said he would form a smaller cabinet than in previous governments and combat poverty and marginalization of poorer regions.
Tunisian president chooses former finance minister to be PMTunisian President Kais Saied on Monday designated Elyes Fakhfakh as prime minister, a presidency statement said, after the fractured parliament this month rejected a government proposed by an earlier..
Seeking peace in Libya and Iran, EU haunted by past diplomatic inactionAfter war broke out again in Libya early last year, a special team of EU diplomats in Tripoli was forced back to neighboring Tunisia to do what they had been doing for several years: wait.
Tunisian parliament rejects government, coalition building must restartTunisia's deeply fragmented parliament on Friday rejected a proposed new government in a confidence vote, meaning a complex coalition-building process will need to restart with urgent economic reforms..
Tunisian parliament rejects proposed new government in a confidence voteTunisia's deeply fragmented parliament on Friday rejected a proposed new government in a confidence vote, meaning a complex coalition-building process will need to start again, with urgent economic..