Tunisia's largest union on Monday attacked the government's handling of negotiations with the IMF on a loan to bail out the North African country as it slides deeper into debt.
Tunisian authorities closed the offices of Islamist-inspired opposition party Ennahdha on Tuesday, a day after arresting its leader Rached Ghannouchi, a senior party official said. "A police unit showed up at the party's main headquarters (in Tunis) and ordered everyone there to leave before closing it," Riadh Chaibi said. "The police also closed the other…
Tunisian President Kais Saied on Thursday rejected "foreign diktats" from the International Monetary Fund, which is in stalled talks with the heavily indebted country over a bailout package.
Tunisian authorities have started cutting off drinking water at night in areas of the capital and other cities, residents said, in what appears to be a bid to reduce consumption amid a severe drought.
The UN rights chief on Tuesday expressed alarm over a deepening crackdown in Tunisia, as Tunisian police detained a senior opposition politician and the head of an independent radio station. The arrests of former justice minister Noureddine Bhiri, a senior figure in the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party, and Mosaique FM director Noureddine Boutar late Monday were…
Tunisian police have arrested former prime minister Ali Larayedh, his Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party said Tuesday, accusing authorities of trying to divert attention from calls for President Kais Saied to quit. The arrest of the Ennahdha number two comes just days after nearly 90 percent of voters boycotted an election to a toothless new parliament established…
Tunisia holds a lacklustre election on Saturday for a parliament with virtually no power, the final pillar in President Kais Saied's political overhaul in the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
Hundreds protested in Tunisia Saturday against President Kais Saied ahead of parliamentary elections that represent the latest consolidation of a power grab he began in July last year. The protests were organised by political parties that have been marginalised by Saied -- first by him firing the government and suspending parliament last year, then by…
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1 Dec 2022
French-born Wahbi Khazri scored the only goal of the game as Tunisia upset World Cup holders France 1-0 at the Education City Stadium yesterday, but the shock victory was not enough for them to join the defending champions
30 Nov 2022
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26 Nov 2022
Australia won a World Cup game for only the third time in their history with a dogged 1-0 victory over Tunisia on Saturday to revive their last-16 hopes.