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World - Region
5/14/2024 7:55:11 PM
The European Union on Tuesday expressed concern over a string of arrests of civil society figures in Tunisia.

World - Region
4/17/2024 11:14:23 PM
A Tunisian court Wednesday condemned a journalist and brutal critic of President Kais Saied to six months in prison for defaming a civil servant, his brother and lawyer told AFP.

World - Region
2/19/2024 6:18:40 PM
The jailed leader of Tunisian opposition party Ennahdha, 82-year-old Rached Ghannouchi, launched a hunger strike on Monday, his Islamist-inspired party said.

World - Region
1/16/2024 10:41:35 PM
Around 40 Tunisian migrants attempting to reach Italy by sea have been missing for five days, the Tunisian National Guard said on Tuesday.

World - Region
10/18/2023 1:32:39 AM
Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked the economy minister on Tuesday and appointed the finance minister to the role on an interim basis, the presidency announced without giving any explanation.

World - Region
10/5/2023 3:08:56 PM
Family members of jailed lawyers and politicians in Tunisia want the International Criminal Court to investigate claims of political persecution and human rights violations as an increasing number of President Kais Saied's opponents are arrested and several in prison stage hunger strikes.

World - Region
9/6/2023 5:17:24 PM
Two leaders of Tunisia's Islamist-inspired opposition party Ennahdha have been arrested, the party said Wednesday.

World - Region
8/17/2023 2:42:12 PM
Tunisian authorities have arrested the head of the national bakery owners' union, accusing him of a "monopoly" as the country faces a weeks-long shortage of subsidised bread, local media reported Thursday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/8/2023 9:50:17 PM
During a meeting in Tunis, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt and President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s support for President Kais Saied’s efforts to achieve stability and development in Tunisia.

World - Region
8/2/2023 10:43:50 AM
Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked Prime Minister Najla Bouden without explanation Tuesday night and replaced her with former central bank executive Ahmed Hachani, whom he tasked with overcoming the "colossal challenges" facing the cash-strapped North African country.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/22/2023 8:06:00 PM
President Emmanuel Macron stressed to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi that France is keen on strengthening economic cooperation with Egypt as well as intensifying coordination between the two countries on regional and international issues.

World - Region
6/13/2023 2:07:10 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Monday on Tunisia to agree to IMF reforms and avoid falling off an "economic cliff" after the European Union dangled a major aid package.

World - Region
6/8/2023 4:11:05 PM
European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen will visit Tunisia with the prime ministers of Italy and the Netherlands for talks on economic and migration concerns, the EU said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/25/2023 8:57:00 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied has reaffirmed his determination to reform the country’s judiciary in line with the higher interests of the state in the face of foreign criticism.

World - Region
5/15/2023 11:30:55 PM
A Tunisian court on Monday sentenced Rached Ghannouchi, one of the main opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied, to a year in prison on terrorism-related charges, local media reported.

World - Region
5/10/2023 10:39:53 AM
A police officer shot dead two people participating in an annual pilgrimage to a renowned Tunisian synagogue as well as two members of the security services before he was killed on Tuesday, the interior ministry said.

World - Region
4/27/2023 1:33:56 PM
President Kais Saied has called for the revival of Tunisia's phosphate industry, suggesting he will seek alternative sources of revenue that would allow the country to do without a foreign bailout.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/25/2023 9:21:24 PM
Tensions have been rising in Tunisia following last week’s arrest of Islamist Ennahda Movement leader Rached Al-Ghannouchi, writes Karam Said

World - Region
4/21/2023 3:07:01 PM
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock warned on Friday against Tunisia backtracking on the fundamentals of its democracy, after the arrest of opposition leader Rached Ghannouchi this week.

World - Region
4/17/2023 10:11:58 PM
Rached Ghannouchi, one of the main opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied, has been arrested, his Ennahdha party said on Monday, the latest in a string of opposition arrests.

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