Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis
Tunisia ordered a partial lockdown from Sunday for the week-long Eid al-Fitr holidays, warning that any further increase in coronavirus infections could overwhelm specialist care facilities.
'Europe or death': West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia
Aminata Traoure survived a shipwreck in which she lost her baby daughter, her sister and her niece but she is determined to embark again on the illegal crossing to Europe. For the 28-year-old from Ivory Coast, the perilous Mediterranean crossing from the North African nation of Tunisia is her only way to build a better…
Tunisia's heavy jail terms for cannabis use spark reform calls
Thirty years' jail for smoking a joint after a football game? Tunisia has seen calls for reforms to dictatorship-era drug laws after a court handed down heavy sentences to three young men.
No poison found in suspect letter to Tunisian president
A suspicious letter addressed to Tunisian President Kais Saied did not contain any dangerous material, a senior official said Friday, after the presidency
Tunisia rocked by fourth night of street riots
Tunisia was rocked by a fourth night of street clashes between riot police and youths in mostly working-class neighbourhoods, and there were calls on social media for more rallies on Tuesday.
Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots
More than 600 people have been arrested and troops have been deployed after a third consecutive night of riots in several Tunisian cities, officials said Monday.
Glum mood 10 years after Tunisia protest ousted president
Tunisia, where the Arab Spring started, has also been its relative success story -- but celebrations will be muted when it marks on Thursday one decade since protesters ousted its autocratic leader.
Tunisia arrests suspected Al-Qaeda branch leader
Tunisia has arrested a suspected branch leader of Al-Qaeda in North Africa, along with several others suspected of planning "terrorist" attacks, a judicial spokesman said Friday.