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Humanitarian crises

Death toll from Tunisia migrant shipwreck tops 100

Death toll from the sinking of the boat near Kerkennah Islands has risen to 112, IOM says.

Death toll from Tunisia migrant shipwreck tops 100

Migrants

46 migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

As of May 30, 32,080 people reached Europe by sea this year, while 660 died attempting the crossing.

Tunisia

Tunisia keeper 'fakes' injury to help players break Ramadan fast

Goalkeeper Mouez Hassen appeared to feign injuries in two World Cup friendlies to allow teammates to eat food mid-game.

Tunisia keeper 'fakes' injury to help players break Ramadan fast

Croatia

Croatia rejects extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer killing

Croatia top court blocks extradition of a Bosnian man accused of killing Hamas member Mohammed al-Zawari in Tunisia.

Croatia rejects extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer killing

Middle East

Tunisia's Ennahdha party tops landmark local vote: state TV

Municipal polls were delayed four times since 2011 uprising due to logistics, administrative and political hurdles.

Middle East

Tunisia votes in first municipal elections since 2011 uprising

Municipal polls were delayed four times since 2011 uprising due to logistic, administrative and political hurdles.

Tunisia votes in first municipal elections since 2011 uprising

Croatia

Suspect in Hamas engineer assassination arrested in Croatia

Tunisia says Bosnia refused to allow Croatia to hand over suspect accused of killing Hamas member Mohammed al-Zawari.

Suspect in Hamas engineer assassination arrested in Croatia

Tunisia

Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?

Analysts say deep structural change at local and national levels needed to resolve 'shocking' levels of inequality.

Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?

Tunisia

Tunisia: Assembly votes to abolish human rights commission

Opponents denounce the move saying there wasn't the required number of legislators in the assembly for the vote.

Tunisia: Assembly votes to abolish human rights commission

Middle East

Tunisia's revolution: Relatives of victims demand justice

The government has not released a list of those killed and wounded in the revolution, stymying attempts to seek justice against members of the regimes security forces or get medical care for injuries suffered during the revolution.

Women's Rights

Tunisia: equal inheritance laws for women still controversial

A parliamentary group is drafting revised rules and recommendations to change existing inheritance laws.

Middle East

The woman protecting Tunisia's cultural heritage

As ancient buildings fall into disrepair and traditional crafts are in danger of disappearing, entrepreneur Leila Ben-Gacem has taken it upon herself to save and preserve what she can of the country's rich culture.

Women's Rights

Tunisian students developing app to protect women

The new app being developed by a group of university students will allow women to feel safer when moving around on their own.

Middle East

'I was sold': Niger refugee in Tunisia recounts Libya horrors

One refugee from Niger has told Al Jazeera he was captured, bought and sold while in Libya, before seeking safety in Tunisia.

Middle East

Tunisian volunteer gives refugees 'dignity in death'

In a graveyard for the unknown, one Red Crescent volunteer works to honour the migrants and refugees he says the world has forgotten.