Ten militants, three soldiers killed in Tunisia clashes

At least 10 militants and three Tunisian soldiers have been killed in two days of clashes in the central Kasserine region near the border with Algeria, the military said on Friday.

Boat skipper facing charges over migrant disaster

The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat in which 800 people are feared to have drowned is set to be charged with causing the Mediterranean`s deadliest disaster in decades.

Nearly 3,000 Tunisians join IS

Nearly 3,000 Tunisians have joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, Tunisia's Deputy Minister of National Security, Rafik Chelli, said here on Monday.

Tunisia frees blogger jailed for defaming army

Tunisian authorities have released a blogger handed six months in prison for defaming the army, after he served more than half his sentence, his brother said Friday.

Rescued African migrants still dream of Europe

Their rickety boats may have broken down as they tried to sneak into Italy, but for African migrants now stuck in Tunisia their dream of reaching Europe is far from over.

More than 170 migrants rescued off Tunisia

Tunisia`s coastguard and navy on Monday rescued 174 migrants from two boats which broke down as they headed from Libya to Italy, the Red Crescent and an AFP correspondent said.

US to triple military aid to Tunisia

The United States will increase military aid to Tunisia threefold this year and help train its troops, a senior US official said on Friday, weeks after the country suffered its deadliest militant attack in more than a decade.

More than 300 migrants rescued off Sicily: Reports

Around 318 migrants in distress at sea between Sicily and the coast of Libya were rescued by an Icelandic navy ship taking part in an EU border patrol of the Mediterranean, Italian media reported Saturday.

Tunisia accuses Turkey of facilitating jihadists` transit

Tunisia on Thursday accused Turkey of facilitating the transit of fighters bound for neighbouring Syria and Iraq, where thousands of its citizens have joined the ranks of jihadist groups.

Tunisia moves toward renewing diplomatic ties with Syria

Tunisia announced Thursday plans to appoint a consular or diplomatic representative to war-hit Syria, more than three years after the two countries broke off diplomatic ties.

Tunisia free to contest qualifiers after CAF decision
Tunisia free to contest qualifiers after CAF decision

Tunisia will be allowed to compete in the 2017 Cup of Nations qualifiers after all as The African Confederation of Football (CAF) confirmed on Tuesday the dispute with the Tunisian football federation (FTF) has been resolved.

Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed

Tunisia's prime minister said today a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists has been killed in anti-terrorist operations, as tens of thousands of Tunisians marched through the capital to denounce extremist violence.

Jihadist chief killed as thousands march in Tunisia

Tunisia said it killed the leader of the jihadists accused of organising the massacre at its national museum, as thousands took to the streets Sunday in a march against extremism.

Tunisian forces kill nine from main jihadist group: Ministry

Tunisian forces have killed nine men belonging to the country`s main jihadist group, which was accused of organising the attack on its national museum, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Tunisians to march against extremism after museum massacre

Thousands of Tunisians, led by their president and joined by several foreign dignitaries, are to march in the capital Sunday to denounce terrorism after the museum massacre of 21 tourists.

Tunisia museum attack toll climbs to 22 after Frenchwoman dies of injuries

A Frenchwoman has succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 18 attack on Tunisia`s national museum, French President Francois Hollande said Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from the shooting to 22.

23 suspects arrested over Tunis museum attack: Minister

 Tunisia said Thursday that it had arrested 23 suspects in connection with last week`s jihadist massacre at the country`s national museum.

Tunisians honour massacre dead as museum reopening delayed

Tunisians on Tuesday honoured the 21 people killed in last week`s jihadist attack on foreign tourists at their national museum, but its promised reopening was delayed.

Tunisia's Bardo museum in symbolic reopening and march after attacks

Tunisia`s Bardo museum held a ceremonial reopening on Tuesday a week after gunmen claiming alliance with Islamic State killed 20 foreign tourists in an attack aimed at wrecking the country`s vital tourism industry.

Security concerns delay reopening of Tunisia national museum

Tunisia`s national museum on Tuesday delayed a planned reopening after last week`s attack on foreign tourists due to security concerns, its head of communications Hanene Srarfi told AFP.