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Nice attack: Truck driver's estranged wife including five held as France mourns death of 84

Nice attack: Truck driver's estranged wife including five held as France mourns death of 84

 Four men believed to be linked to the Tunisian man who killed 84 people when he drove a truck into a Bastille Day crowd in Nice were arrested overnight.

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 left southern Spain on its way to Egypt on Monday.

Tunisian killed in Istanbul attack seeking IS-linked son

A Tunisian killed in the Istanbul airport attack blamed on the Islamic State group was in Turkey to secure the release of his son detained for joining the jihadists, diplomats said Wednesday.

Habiba Ghribi receives Olympic, world gold medals

The presentation to Ghribi took place in Rades, near Tunis, during the under-23 Mediterranean Games.

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.

Two Tunisian terror suspects arrested in Algeria

 Two Tunisian terror suspects were arrested Saturday in eastern Algeria, a security source said.

Tunisian secularist wins first presidential round, heads for run-off

Tunisian secularist leader Beji Caid Essebsi has narrowly beaten incumbent President Moncef Marzouki in the first round of a landmark presidential election, but the two frontrunners must meet again in a December run-off.

`White witchdoctor` closer to first CAF title

French coach Philippe Troussier moved closer to a first African title this weekend when Tunisian club CS Sfaxien finished top of Group B in the CAF Champions League.

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.