Tunisia - Latest News on Tunisia | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Tunisia faces dilemma in anti-jihadist campaign

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:34

Tunisia has hit back at a deadly jihadist attack on troops by closing mosques and media outlets seen as sympathetic to extremists, raising fears of a return to the censorship of the old regime.

Attack on mountain posts kills 14 Tunisia soldiers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:30

Assailants killed 14 Tunisian soldiers in an attack on two posts near the border with Algeria, where the army has been waging a crackdown on jihadists, the government said Thursday.

VVIP chopper deal: ED to send LRs to half-a-dozen countries

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 11:55

Widening its probe into the money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, the Enforcement Directorate will send judicial requests to about six countries seeking information on bank accounts and transactions to detect the trail of alleged kickbacks money.

Tunisia parliamentary, presidential polls in October, November

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:14

Tunisia`s National Assembly approved Wednesday the proposed dates of parliamentary and presidential polls due to take place this year under a deal to end a major political crisis.

Around 2,400 Tunisians fighting in Syria: Ministry

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 02:40

At least 2,400 Tunisian jihadists are fighting in Syria, most of them rebels affiliated to the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Tunisia`s interior minister said today.

Belgium head to Brazil on a high after Tunisia victory

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 14:52

A late Dries Mertens goal gave Belgium a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in their final World Cup warmup friendly on Saturday, ensuring they go to Brazil on a high note after a match temporarily halted by hail.

Tunisia efforts to eradicate torture `disappointing`: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 01:46

A senior UN official on Friday criticised Tunisia`s efforts to eradicate torture, which was widespread under the former regime ousted in a 2011 revolt.

Four police killed in attack on Tunisia minister`s home

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:51

Four Tunisian police officers were killed in a "terrorist" attack overnight on the home of Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou in the west-central Kasserine region, a ministerial spokesman said Wednesday.

Tunisia to hold presidential elections within 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 21:00

Tunisia`s legislative and presidential elections will be held before the end of 2014, the media cited Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa and Head of Elections Board (ISIE) Chafik Sarsar as saying Tuesday.

Tunisia could hold `elections in November`

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 19:34

Tunisia could hold legislative and presidential elections in November, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Friday, a day after parliament adopted a law to organise the polls.

Ex-Tunisian leader, family milked economy: World Bank

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 02:54

Companies controlled by ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family garnered 21 percent of all his country`s private sector profits, according to a new World Bank report.

Tunisia lifts emergency rule in force since 2011 uprisin

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 21:03

Tunisia`s president has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, his office said Thursday, despite a string of recent jihadist attacks.