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Tunisia extends state of emergency by another month

Tunisia announced on Saturday that a state of emergency in force since a deadly attack on the presidential guard last November will be extended by one month.

Tunisia calls for ban on radical Islamist party

Tunisia's government has asked a military court to outlaw the radical Islamist Hizb ut-Tahrir movement, which has been regularly accused of undermining public order since its legalisation in 2012, an official said Wednesday.

Tunisian parliament approves national united government

The Tunisian Assembly of People's Representatives (ARP) approved on Friday night the line-up of new national united government headed by Youssef Chahed, with 167 pros, 22 cons and five abstentions.

Militants, Tunisian forces clash in border town, 19 killed

Islamist fighters attacked army and police barracks in the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdan near the Libyan border on Monday and 13 militants, five civilians and a soldier were killed in the clashes before troops regained control.

Tunisia lifts nationwide night-time curfew

Tunisia said on Thursday it was lifting a nationwide nighttime curfew it imposed last month following the worst social unrest witnessed in the country since its 2011 revolution.

Tunisia names three suspects wanted over bus bombing

Tunisia has identified three suspects wanted over Tuesday`s suicide bombing that killed 12 presidential guards and is offering a financial reward for information leading to their arrest.

10 kilos of explosives used in Tunis bomb: Ministry

The bus bombing that killed at least 12 people in Tunisia's capital was carried out using 10 kilos of explosives in either a vest or a rucksack, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 14

A bomb exploded on a bus transporting Tunisia's presidential guard in central Tunis on Tuesday killed at least 14 people and wounding 11, the Interior Ministry said.

Indians release: Govt waiting for Libya situation to calm down

Two Indian teachers, abducted by Islamic State terror group (ISIS) in Libya, remained in the captivity for the sixth day on Monday even as the government was waiting for the situation to "calm down" in the war-torn country to ensure their safe release.

Tunisian police kill 1 militant, arrest 16 others in north

Tunisian authorities carried out a series of anti-militant raids in the northern province of Bizerte, killing one militant and arresting 16 people, authorities said on Friday.

Tunisia parliament okays death penalty for 'terror crimes'

Tunisia's parliament approved on Thursday imposition of the death penalty for "terrorist" crimes, espite opposition from rights groups and a de facto quarter-century moratorium on executions.

Tunisia parliament okays death penalty for `terror crimes`

Tunisia`s parliament approved Thursday imposition of the death penalty for "terrorist" crimes, despite opposition from rights groups and a de facto quarter-century moratorium on executions.

One dead in Tunisia train collision: Ministry

 A passenger who was trapped in his seat when two trains collided in a suburb of the Tunisian capital died of his injuries on Wednesday, the health ministry said.

UK wants to review Tunisia travel warning: Envoy

Britain wants to review its travel advisory on Tunisia "as soon as possible", after urging its tourists to leave over fears of another deadly attack, London's ambassador said on Tuesday.

Tunisia says almost wipes out al Qaeda group after attacks

Tunisia`s interior minister said security forces had almost wiped out an Islamist militant group linked to al Qaeda during a crackdown launched after two deadly attacks on tourists.

Almost 5,500 Tunisians in jihadist ranks: UN experts

UN experts said Friday that almost 5,500 Tunisians are fighting alongside jihadists abroad, urging Tunis to adopt a "national strategic plan" to curb the flow.

Tunisia PM warns of repercussions over British warning

Tunisia`s prime minister said he would telephone British counterpart David Cameron Friday to respond to his government`s advice that the North African nation was unsafe for holidays, threatening unspecified repercussions.

Tunisia PM to ring Cameron over call for tourists to leave

Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said he would telephone British counterpart David Cameron on Friday to respond to his government`s advice that the North African nation was unsafe for holidays.

Tunisia fears new `terrorist attacks`: PM

 Tunisia fears more potentially destabilising "terrorist attacks," like the one that killed 38 foreign tourists last month, which is why it has imposed a state of emergency, the premier said Wednesday.

Tunisia coast guard recovers bodies of five migrants

Tunisian coast guards recovered the decomposed bodies of five migrants who apparently drowned at sea as they sought to reach Italy from conflict-hit Libya, an official said Monday.