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Tunisian army chief resigns after soldiers`` deaths

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 03:41

The Tunisian Army chief,Mohamed Salah Hamdi , has stepped down from his post as the highest commander, the defence ministry confirmed Wednesday.

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.

Kidnapped Tunisian embassy workers freed in Libya

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:49

A Tunisian diplomat and an embassy worker kidnapped earlier this year by unknown gunmen in Libya arrived at dawn on Monday at a Tunis airport after being freed on Sunday.

Jihadists kill 4 near Roman ruins in Tunisia: Ministry

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 23:26

Jihadists shot dead two people in a car at a roadblock near Roman ruins in Tunisia and two policemen who later sped to the scene, the interior ministry said on Sunday.

Tunisia approves new constitution, appoints government

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 03:07

Tunisia`s national assembly approved the country`s new constitution on Sunday in one of the final steps to full democracy three years after protests erupted into an uprising that toppled autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

Tunisia PM-designate says failed to form new cabinet

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 03:59

Tunisia`s Prime Minister-designate Mehdi Jomaa announced Saturday he had failed to reach a consensus on a new cabinet due to oversee the run-up to fresh elections.

Long-delayed Tunisia constitution to be put to vote

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 02:35

Tunisian lawmakers are to vote Sunday on adopting a long-delayed new constitution, seen as crucial to getting the democratic transition back on track more than three years after the revolution.

Tunisia votes for gender equality in new charter

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 20:22

Tunisia`s national assembly on Monday approved an article in the draft constitution that would guarantee gender equality "without discrimination" in the Muslim nation.

Tunisia MPs approve Article 1 of new constitution

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 21:38

Tunisia`s assembly adopted Article 1 of the new constitution Saturday, establishing the republic and Islam as its religion but rejecting amendments that the Koran be the "main" source of law.

Tunisia assembly begins voting on new constitution

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 17:53

Tunisia`s national assembly on Friday began voting on the long-delayed new constitution, which must be adopted by January 14, the third anniversary of the 2011 revolution.

Tunisian parties pick PM to pave way for election: Reports

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.

Tens of thousands call for Tunisia govt ouster

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 09:34

Tens of thousands of Tunisians on Saturday called for the resignation of the Islamist-led government in one of the largest opposition protests to date.