Tunisia names Youssef Chahed, 40, as PM-designate
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Wednesday named local affairs minister Youssef Chahed, 40, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a unity cabinet.
Tunisia president holds talks on naming new prime minister
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi was holding talks Tuesday on naming a new prime minister to lead a unity government, a source close to the president said.
Tunisia extends state of emergency by a month
Tunisia on Monday extended by a month a state of emergency in place since November following a series of jihadist attacks, officials said.
Tunisia's president backs national unity government
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi on Thursday said he would support a government of national unity, as long as it included Nobel Prize winning groups the UGTT union and UTICA.
Tunisia arrests eight with 'direct links' to beach massacre
Tunisia has arrested eight people in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at a seaside resort, as the remains of more British victims were set to be flown home