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Former Tunisian Soccer Player Dies After Joining ISIS

Rabat - A former Tunisian player died on Thursday, while he was fighting in the ranks of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria...

Tunisia eyes 4 percent growth in 2014: outgoing PM

TUNIS- Tunisia's economy is predicted to grow by four percent in 2014, up from 2.8 percent this year, the outgoing Prime Minister Ali Larayedh...

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...

Tunisia attacks deal blow to vital tourism sector

by Hamida BEN SALAH TUNIS- Tunisia, already destabilized by a political crisis, suffered a blow to its vital tourism industry after a suicide bombing and...

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...

Tunisian Jewish community targeted with impunity

Tunisia- A Tunisian rights group on Wednesday accused the police of harassing the tiny Jewish community on the southern island of Djerba, saying it...

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...