Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 02:14
Tunisia`s ruling Islamist party and its opponents have named Industry Minister Mehdi Jomaa as prime minister in a caretaker technocrat cabinet to govern until elections next year, three sources close to negotiations said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 14:28
Ben Ali has been living in exile in Saudi Arabia, where he fled amid an uprising that toppled him after 23 years in power.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 10:10
A court has convicted, in absentia, Tunisia`s former dictator of voluntary homicide and sentenced him to life in prison.
Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 15:48
A court in Italy has authorised the return of a yacht belonging to the family of ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 20:30
Moncef Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was jailed for fraud, has died in custody of a brain tumour, the country`s prisons chief said on Friday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 23:33
Tunisian authorities are putting property confiscated from ousted Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali up for auction.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 10:32
A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested in Tunis.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 20:58
A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 17:55
Former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown in a month-long popular uprising last year and fled to Saudi Arabia on Jan 14, 2011.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 23:09
Tunisia marked the flight into exile a year ago of the north African country`s despot Zine El
Abidine Ben Ali after popular uprising that gave birth to the Arab Spring.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 23, 2011, 10:10
Tunisian voters poured into polling stations to vote on Sunday in their country`s first free election.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 22:14
The 14 men and nine women on trial deny the charges.
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