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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.

France expels Tunisian accused as jihadi recruiter

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 20:06

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

Tunisia delays trial of suspects in US embassy attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 01:36

A Tunisian court delayed for the third time today the appeals trial of Islamists accused of attacking the US embassy in 2012, with numerous defendants and lawyers absent.

State of emergency in unrest-hit Tunisian desert town

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 19:03

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 diplomat kidnapped in Libya: Security source

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:06

A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped Thursday in Tripoli in unknown circumstances, a Libyan security source said, just two days after armed men seized Jordan`s ambassador.

Tunisian women waging `sex jihad` in Syria by sleeping with Islamic militants

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:24

Tunisian women have reportedly travelled to Syria, for what is called as `sexual jihad`, to comfort the Islamist militants fighting there, however, lawmakers believe that such a practice has led to increased number of pregnancies in the country.

Tunisia`s Marzouki says no risk of Egypt contagion

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 09:19

President Moncef Marzouki ruled out the risk of Tunisia`s elected authorities being deposed.

Tunisian Army chief retires amid criticism

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 13:54

Tunisia`s military strongman, who has been criticised for the Army`s inability to catch a band of al Qaeda linked militants, has announced his retirement.

Tunisia jail terms spark civil liberty crackdown fears

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 21:36

Prison sentences for Tunisian rapper and 3 Femen activists have heightened fears among artists, journalists and rights activists that the Islamist-led government is rolling back civil liberties.

Tunisian feminist faces jail term for having self-protection device

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 14:16

A Tunisian woman, who gained notoriety in the past for posting her topless pictures online as a form of protest, has been sentenced to serve six months in jail for carrying a dangerous object.

Tunisian feminist arrested for provocation

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 23:40

Tunisia`s Interior Ministry says that the outspoken feminist that went into hiding after posting semi-nude pictures of herself is under arrest and will be investigated for "provocative acts" in a religious center.

Topless Tunisian feminist `fears for her life` from rabid Islamists

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 11:35

A 19-year-old Tunisian woman who bared her breasts to protest for women`s rights, has said that she now fears for her life and wants to take refuge abroad.