Over 2,760 migrants died in Mediterranean in 2015: Report

 More than 2,760 immigrants have died so far this year in their attempt to cross the Mediterranean, an increase of 500 cases compared with the same period last year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.

Islamic group hack six government websites in Thailand

Six official websites of Thai government were hacked on Monday allegedly by an Islamic group from Tunisia which posted pictures of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar on the webpages.

Militants attack Tunisian customs officers near Algerian border, one killed: Report

Islamist militant gunmen opened fire on a Tunisian customs team near the Algerian border, killing one customs agent and wounding three more, a security source said on Monday. 

Two soldiers killed by landmine in west Tunisia

Two soldiers were killed by a landmine in western Tunisia near the Algerian border, a region where the army has been chasing jihadists since 2012, the defence ministry said Tuesday.

Diego Maradona kisses referee who allowed 1986 'Hand of God' goal ​
Diego Maradona kisses referee who allowed 1986 'Hand of God' goal ​

Diego Maradona kissed and hugged the referee who allowed his handball goal in the 1986 World Cup and presented him with a signed Argentina jersey when the two met in Tunisia this week, local media reported. 

Suspected jihadist shot dead in Tunisia

A suspected jihadist has been shot dead in western Tunisia near the Algerian border, a region where security forces have been hunting militants since 2012, the interior ministry announced Monday.

`Africans slashed, Arabs thrashed` by migrant traffickers

Knife-wielding traffickers sealed migrants into the hull of a boat which sank off Libya, condemning them to drown after slashing or thrashing them depending on their ethnicity, according to survivor testimony reported on Friday.

US names new Syria envoy

 The United States named a new special envoy to Syria on Monday, the third since the war began four years ago, as Washington seeks a political solution to the conflict.

Tunisia Parliament approves "anti-terror" law after Islamic State attacks

Tunisia`s Parliament on Saturday overwhelmingly approved legislation allowing the death penalty for those convicted on terrorism charges after Islamist militant attacks that killed dozens of foreign visitors in the past few months.

Tunisian parliament adopts new anti-terror law

The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new "anti-terror" law overnight aimed at beefing up powers to confront a jihadist threat following deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

Tunisian police kill 1 militant, arrest 16 others in north

Tunisian authorities carried out a series of anti-militant raids in the northern province of Bizerte, killing one militant and arresting 16 people, authorities said on Friday.

Tunisia parliament okays death penalty for 'terror crimes'

Tunisia's parliament approved on Thursday imposition of the death penalty for "terrorist" crimes, espite opposition from rights groups and a de facto quarter-century moratorium on executions.

Tunisia parliament okays death penalty for `terror crimes`

Tunisia`s parliament approved Thursday imposition of the death penalty for "terrorist" crimes, despite opposition from rights groups and a de facto quarter-century moratorium on executions.

One dead in Tunisia train collision: Ministry

 A passenger who was trapped in his seat when two trains collided in a suburb of the Tunisian capital died of his injuries on Wednesday, the health ministry said.

UK wants to review Tunisia travel warning: Envoy

Britain wants to review its travel advisory on Tunisia "as soon as possible", after urging its tourists to leave over fears of another deadly attack, London's ambassador said on Tuesday.

Tunisia says almost wipes out al Qaeda group after attacks

Tunisia`s interior minister said security forces had almost wiped out an Islamist militant group linked to al Qaeda during a crackdown launched after two deadly attacks on tourists.

Three leaders of Tunisian Qaeda-linked group killed: Minister

Three leaders of an Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group that has been blamed for a spate of violence in Tunisia were killed in a raid by security forces last week, the country`s interior minister said on Sunday.

Tunisian authorities recover 27 dead migrants

Tunisian authorities have recovered 27 corpses of migrants off the Mediterranean Coast who apparently died trying to reach Italy from Libya.

Tunisia recovers 27 migrant bodies from Med in week

The bodies of 27 migrants of sub-Saharan origin have been recovered off the coast of Tunisia in the past week, a spokesman for the country`s civil protection agency told AFP on Friday.

Almost 5,500 Tunisians in jihadist ranks: UN experts

UN experts said Friday that almost 5,500 Tunisians are fighting alongside jihadists abroad, urging Tunis to adopt a "national strategic plan" to curb the flow.