Middle East

Life in Tunisia's closed refugee camp: 'I lost my mind'

Years after UNHCR shut down Choucha refugee camp, dozens of people continue to struggle for survival in decrepit tents.


Hamas blames Israel for assassination of drone chief

Palestinian group says Zawari was part of its military wing for 10 years and vowed revenge against "the Zionist enemy".

Human Rights

Public hearings of torture victims broadcast in Tunisia

Truth and Dignity Commission hopes probe of crimes dating back to 1955 will address past and prevent further atrocities.


Poisoned Jasmine

Six years after the Jasmine Revolution, four Tunisians tell Al Jazeera how their lives have changed.


Tunisia hearings: 'We would die to get the truth'

Hearings held this week offered a chance for those tortured by the former government to tell their stories.

Inside Story

Healing the wounds of abuse in Tunisia

The Truth and Dignity Commission in Tunisia investigates 62,000 cases of government abuse.


Battle for Libya: Key moments

Timeline of decisive battles and political developments in Libya's uprising against Muammar Gaddafi.


Heatwave in northwest Africa

Eastern Atlantic storm system brings near-record heat to Algeria

Middle East

On the Arab world's republics of fear

Is the Arab world back to square one after all the sacrifices it has made since 2011?


Tunisia: New unity government wins vote of confidence

Prime Minister-designate Youssef Chahed's new unity government wins votes of confidence in parliament.


Tunisian PM-designate presents new government line-up

Youssef Chahed has appointed a new finance minister but kept the previous foreign and defence ministers in their posts.


Tunisian president nominates new prime minister

Youssef Chahed, the prime minister-designate, warns Tunisians to brace themselves for "exceptional sacrifices".


Outcry as Tunisian president proposes relative for PM

Critics accuse Tunisia's Beji Caid Essebsi of nepotism as he promotes a relative for the premiership.

Middle East

Tunisia: 'Nobody can perform the miracles we need'

Country's economic outlook remains precarious after the removal of Prime Minister Habib Essid.


Tunisia parliament votes Essid out

Members of Tunisia's parliament vote Prime Minister Habib Essid out of office 18 months after his appointment.