Two Tunisian soldiers killed by `terrorists`: ministry

Two Tunisian soldiers were killed and four wounded on Saturday in a gunfight with "terrorists" several kilometres (miles) from the border with Algeria, the defence ministry told AFP.

France expels Tunisian accused as jihadi recruiter

France has expelled a 28-year-old Tunisian it accuses of running a jihadi recruitment ring which is sending fighters to Syria.

State of emergency in unrest-hit Tunisian desert town

The Tunisian president has declared a state of emergency in Douz, a southern desert town swept by days of clashes between rival tribes, his office said.

Tunisian PM threatens to resign

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali warned that he would resign if his Islamist Ennahda party kept opposing his plans of the cabinet shake-up, Al Arabiya reported Monday.

Tunisian president pelted with stones

A disgruntled crowd hurled stones at President Moncef Marzouki and the parliament speaker in a central Tunisian town, a media report said Tuesday.

Gunbattle at Tunisian presidential palace

Presidential guards loyal to deposed President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali were involved in the shootout.

Prison fire amid Tunisian unrest kills 42

Unrest sweeps the North African country after its longtime President was forced out by protests.