Middle East

Tunisia opens trial over 2015 beach killings

Twenty-six people, including six policemen, are on trial over a 2015 beach attack that left dozens of tourists dead.

Tunisia opens trial over 2015 Sousse beach killings

Corruption

Tunisian businessmen arrested in 'war on corruption'

Those detained are accused of corruption and helping finance protest movements linked to economic frustrations.

Tunisian businessmen arrested in 'war on corruption'

Politics

Tunisian forces clash with protesters at oilfields

Security forces fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding jobs and share of gas and oil revenues.

Tunisian forces clash with protesters at oilfields

Africa

Thousands protest Tunisia's corruption amnesty bill

Proposed law gives amnesty to businessmen accused of corruption under overthrown president Ben Ali.

Thousands protest Tunisia's corruption amnesty bill

Middle East

Tunisia: Protests erupt after fruit seller sets himself on fire

Riot police in Tunisia confronted protesters who took to the streets after a fruit seller set himself on fire when police stopped him from working.

Middle East

Tunisia orders army to protect oil and gas fields

Troops' deployment comes after protests erupt at industrial sites amid growing discontent over bad economic conditions.

Tunisia orders army to protect oil and gas fields

Africa

Tunisia forces kill fighters planning Ramadan attack

Two men in an ISIL and al-Qaeda-linked group killed during a security sweep in Sidi Bouzid.

Tunisia forces kill fighters planning Ramadan attack

Politics

Tunisia PM booed off stage by protesters demanding jobs

Country has seen a wave of protests on the six-year anniversary of revolution that ousted Ben Ali.

Tunisian PM Chahed booed off stage in Tataouine

Tunisia

'11 million Tunisians no longer silent'

Rights activist and blogger on censorship and the state of media six years after the revolution that shook the world.

Q&A: Amira Yahyaoui on press freedom and fake news

Refugees

'My son wanted to see Europe': On Tunisia's death boats

Hundreds of Tunisian men have disappeared while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea towards Italy.

Tunisians seek justice over 'boats of death'

Tunisia

Tunisia's proposed drug law spurs debate

Amid rising prison numbers, legislators are considering a contentious new law to abolish sentences for some offenders.

Tunisia's proposed drug law spurs debate

Opinion

'Control' is the new core of Germany's refugee policy

The purpose of the German chancellor's trip to Egypt and Tunisia is to help to reduce irregular migration into the EU.

Thorsten Benner

by Thorsten Benner

Thorsten Benner

Tunisia

Break-dancing for social justice in Tunisia

The Mafia Wallitili Festival offered a platform to showcase the frustrations of the country's disillusioned youth.

Break-dancing for social justice in Tunisia

Human Rights

Tunisia security forces accused of harassment, torture

Tunisia denies policy of torture by state forces after group says rise in 'brutal tactics' threatens democratic reforms.

Amnesty accuses Tunisia security forces of abuses

Sport

Malek Jaziri: Serving up Tunisia's tennis uprising

With a top-50 berth and notable wins, Africa's ace men's player has hit his stride at a late stage in his career.

Malek Jaziri: Serving up Tunisia's tennis uprising