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Photo of the Day: Tunisian President Having Lunch at UN Cafeteria

Fez- Tunisian President, El Moncef Merzouki, who participated this week in the General Debate of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly,...

Tunisia prostitutes petition parliament to return to work

TUNIS- A group of Tunisian prostitutes demanded Tuesday to be allowed back to work, 18 months after their brothel in the resort town of...

Arab Spring Legacy in Tatters, Hopes Pinned on Tunisia

Tunis- With chaos in Libya, military takeover in Egypt and Syria's brutal conflict threatening to extinguish hopes fueled by the Arab Spring, only Tunisia...

Tunisia signs $500 million loan deal with Qatar

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Gunman killed, police wounded in Tunisia clashes

TUNIS - A suspected Islamist militant was killed in clashes in southern Tunisia on Tuesday that also left two policemen wounded during a "huge"...

Tunisian president says will free jailed Prophet cartoonist

 PARIS- Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki said Wednesday he would free a young Tunisian man jailed last year for posting cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed...

Tunisian forces clash with jihadists: security

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Tunisia egg-thrower gets suspended sentence

TUNIS - A Tunisian filmmaker who threw an egg at a minister received a suspended five-month sentence Friday while charges were dropped against the...

Tunisia police rape trial adjourned

TUNIS - The trial of three Tunisian policemen for raping a young woman last year, which sparked outrage when the prosecution tried to blame...

Tunisia unions call anti-government protests for Wednesday

 TUNIS- Tunisia's main trade union confederation said it would launch a protest campaign Wednesday to pressure the ruling Islamist party into accepting mediators' proposals...

Tunisia court frees egg-throwing film director

TUNIS- A Tunisian court on Tuesday freed on bail a film director detained last month for throwing an egg at the culture minister, one...

Tunisia Islamists Urged to Fully Accept Crisis Plan

TUNIS- Mediators in Tunisia's protracted political crisis urged the ruling Islamist party on Saturday to fully accept their roadmap for the way forward, saying...

Ruling Islamists accept plan to resolve Tunisia crisis

TUNIS - Tunisia's ruling Islamist party announced Friday it has accepted an ambitious roadmap proposed by mediators to form a government of technocrats and...

Tunisia says ‘sexual jihadist’ girls returned home from Syria pregnant

Tunis- A number of Tunisian girls who had travelled to Syria to perform “sexual jihad” there have returned back home pregnant, Tunisian Interior Minister...

Tunisian journalists on strike to protest pressures

TUNIS- Tunisian journalists went on strike Tuesday to protest pressures imposed on them by the authorities, after a reporter was arrested for accusing the...

Tunisia frees jailed journalist ahead of media strike

 TUNIS - A Tunisian journalist whose detention last week sparked an outcry was freed on bail Monday ahead of a planned media strike in...

Tunisian assembly partially returns to work

Tunis- Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly on Wednesday partially resumed its activities, which had been suspended since early August due to a political crisis triggered...

Two jihadists killed, two held in Tunisia: ministry

TUNIS- Tunisian security forces on Monday killed two Islamist militants from the extremist group Ansar al-Sharia and arrested two others in a Tunis suburb,...