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TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s new parliament on Wednesday elected Rached Ghannouchi, leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, as its speaker after the rival Heart of Tunisia party backed...

PM Youssef Chahed fires the foreign and defence ministers weeks after presidential and parliamentary elections. Tunisia’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has sacked the country’s foreign and...

Ruling comes less than 2 weeks before runoff which will see media mogul face retired law professor Kais Saied. Tunisia’s court of appeal has rejected a fresh request to release presidential candidate...

Law professor Saied, imprisoned media mogul Karoui were seen as outsiders before the polls. Independent candidate Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui have advanced to a runoff after obtaining...

Race to succeed late President Essebsi goes in high gear as more candidates declare their intention to run in September. Tunisia’s biggest political organisation, Ennahdha, has nominated its vice...

TUNIS (Reuters) – The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian...

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday....

TUNIS (Reuters) – Arab leaders, long divided by regional rivalries, condemned on Sunday a U.S. decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights and said Middle East stability...

One refugee from Niger has told Al Jazeera he was captured, bought and sold while in Libya, before seeking safety in Tunisia. Human rights groups have criticised a deal between Italy and Libya aimed at...

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670,000 public servants, the...

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman expected to arrive in Tunis on Tuesday as part of a regional support-building tour. Tunis, Tunisia¬†– Dozens of Tunisians gathered on the capital’s main avenue...

The Labour boss stayed in Le Palace, a gorgeous 239-room complex complete with a huge pool and several bars – which overlooks the Mediterranean sea. Le Palace, where the controversial Hamas-linked...

‘He got carried away – literally’: Fan who was thrown off a car bonnet during celebrations after England’s win over Tunisia is named – and seen with his arm in a sling England...

New figures reveal that in the first two weeks of May, the traditional start of the season, the number of British holidaymakers has dropped by five per cent. According to the hotel management group Hosbec,...