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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 new unity government

Tunisia`s parliament on Friday resoundingly approved the unity government of Youssef Chahed, backing a new cabinet line-up which will have to tackle the country`s pressing socio-economic and security challenges.

Some 38 of 84 killed in Nice truck attack were foreigners: Ministry

Some 38 of the 84 people killed on the seafront in Nice by a truck-driving man as they celebrated Bastille Day on July 14 were foreigners, the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

With 84 dead, France investigates whether truck attacker acted alone

French authorities tried to determine whether a Tunisian who killed at least 84 people by ploughing a truck into Bastille Day crowd.

Tunisia`s president backs national unity government

The economy has also been hit by several jihadists attacks, including one in June when 38 tourists were killed when gunmen stormed a beach resort.

India, Tunisia sign 2 agreements in IT, handicrafts sectors

The MoUs  were signed after Vice President Hamid Ansari met Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid held one-on-one talks.

Hamid Ansari arrives in Morocco

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in Morocco on Tuesday on the first leg of his two-nation tour as part of efforts to build on diplomatic gains from the India-Africa Summit and lay platform for a future partnership.

Pakistani, Tunisian Islamic State supporters jailed for terror threats

Pakistani, Tunisian Islamic State supporters jailed for terror threats

A court in northern Italy has sentenced a Pakistani and a Tunisian Islamic State sympathiser to six years in prison for terrorist threats against targets including a Nato base and iconic national monuments.

Algerian army kills 4 Islamists near Tunisia border: Govt

A brutal civil war in the 1990s between the government and Islamists claimed the lives of some 200,000 people.

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Tunisia hunts jihadists after deadly raid near Libya border

Tunisian security forces pressed a search for jihadists near the Libyan border on Tuesday after a deadly raid the authorities described as an "unprecedented" assault by the Islamic State group.

21 jihadists, 4 civilians killed in Tunisia fighting: New toll

Tunisian security forces killed 21 jihadists who attacked police and army posts near the Libyan border on Monday triggering fighting in which four civilians were also killed, the government said.

Tunisia kills 10 militants who attacked barracks near Libya border

Tunisian troops killed 10 militants who attacked a barracks near the Libyan border on Monday in the second deadly clash in the area this month, the defence ministry said.

Tunisia kills five militants near Libyan border

Tunisian security forces killed five militants near the Libyan border on Wednesday in a gunbattle.

UK to send troops to Tunisia to help stop ISIS crossing Libyan border

UK to send troops to Tunisia to help stop ISIS crossing Libyan border

Britain is to send troops to Tunisia to help prevent Islamic State fighters from moving into the country from Libya, the British Defence Minister has said.

Tunisian army kills suspected jihadist: Ministry

A suspected jihadist was killed on Monday in an exchange of fire with security forces in a mountainous area of central Tunisia, a defence ministry spokesman said.

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.

Did you hear this? Donald Trump in running for 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Did you hear this? Donald Trump in running for 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump, Greek islanders helping desperate migrants, Angela Merkel and the pope -- some may seem more likely than others but all are understood to be in the running for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.

Berlin to list Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia as `safe countries of origin`: Vice chancellor

Germany will place Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia on the list of "safe countries of origin", Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced Thursday, in a move that will make it easier to reject asylum requests from those nationals.