Tunisia bans Emirates after UAE barred Tunisian women

Tunisia has banned Emirates Airlines flights from landing in the country after a number of Tunisian women said they were barred from boarding their flight for Dubai at Tunis airport

    Tunisia has banned Emirates Airlines flights from landing in the country.

    The decision comes two days after a number of Tunisian women said they were barred from boarding their flight for Dubai at Tunis airport

    The UAE issued a statement saying they were denied entry because of security reasons.

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.


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