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  • Morocco, Tunisia last African teams to qualify for World Cup

    JOHANNESBURG: North African nations Morocco and Tunisia took contrasting routes Saturday as they qualified for the 2018 World Cup, taking Africa’s last two places...

    ”Tunisia could not break down neighbours Libya in Rades on the outskirts of Tunis and had to settle for a 0-0 draw that was just enough to see them qualify from Group ‘A’...

  • Disillusion rife five years after Tunisia uprising

    Tunisia, which held democratic elections at the end of last year, is often hailed as a rare success story of the Arab Spring...

    ‘We’re afraid’In the meantime, Tunisia is grappling with a growing extremist threat that has seen three major attacks claimed by the militant Islamic State group this year targeting foreign tourists and security forces...

  • 12 killed in blast targeting Tunisia's presidential guards

    TUNIS: An explosion struck a bus carrying members of Tunisia's presidential guard in the country's capital Tuesday, killing at least 12 people and wounding more than a dozen others in what the Interior Ministry called a “terrorist act...

    Tunisia's president has declared a state of emergency throughout the country and a curfew in the capital after the attack...

  • 27 dead in Tunisia tourist resort attack

    The French embassy in Tunis, in an SMS message, urged its nationals to be vigilant and to “limit travel and avoid gatherings”...

    Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, has seen a surge in radical Islam since veteran president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in the 2011 revolution...

  • IS claims Tunisia seaside massacre

    The attack, the second against tourists in Tunisia this year, comes on the same day that 27 people were killed at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait and a suspected Islamist attacked a factory in France...

    IS claimed both the bombing and the attack in Tunisia, which came at the start of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan and just days before the first anniversary of the group declaring its territory in Iraq and Syria a “caliphate”...

  • Shaken tourists flee Tunisia after seaside massacre

    PORT KANTAOUI: Planeloads of shocked foreign tourists flew out of Tunisia on Saturday after a beachside massacre claimed by the self-styled Islamic State killed 38 people and prompted a major security clampdown...

    It was the deadliest attack in Tunisia’s recent history...

  • Curfew imposed after worst post-revolt unrest in Tunisia

    TUNIS: Tunisia on Friday declared a nighttime curfew across the country after a wave of protests and clashes that constitute the most serious outbreak of social unrest since its 2011 revolution...

    Anger erupted over the death last Saturday of an unemployed young man who was electrocuted when he climbed an electricity pole while demonstrating in central Tunisia...

  • Tunisia flaunts seaside security year after beach massacre

    HAMMAMET: Policemen on horseback amble among the sunbathers and new metal detectors dot hotel entrances in Tunisia as the North African country seeks to bring back tourists a year after a seaside massacre...

    Before its 2011 revolution, Tunisia attracted almost seven million visitors a year, with its tourism sector accounting for seven per cent of GDP...

  • State of emergency declared in Tunisia

    Tunisia’s emergency law temporarily gives the government more executive flexibility, hands the army and police more authority, and restricts certain rights such as the right to public assembly...

    The attack on the Sousse beach resort on last Friday followed a gun attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis in March — two of the worst militant assaults in Tunisia’s modern history, and a pressing threat to its vital tourist industry...

  • Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tunisia's guardians of democracy

    OSLO: The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Thursday to four organisations that helped save Tunisia's transition to democracy through dialogue, a method the laureates are keen to see applied in Syria and Libya...

    There is a need for dialogue," Abdessatar Ben Moussa, head of Tunisia's Human Rights League, told reporters in Oslo on Wednesday...

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