Tunisia

Tunisia bans face veils in public institutions after bombing

PM Chahed cites security reasons for the niqab ban following a double suicide bombing in Tunis last month.

Tunisia bans face veils in public institutions after bombing

Tunisia

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Tunisia

Eighty-two people are missing from the boat, which was carrying 86 refugees and migrants when it sank.

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Tunisia

Tunisia

Wanted man blows himself up in Tunisian capital

Suicide bomber detonates explosive vest in Tunis, the third such incident within a week in the Tunisian capital.

Tunis attack: Wanted man blows himself up after police chase

Middle East

Tunisia: President improving, to be discharged from hospital soon

Presidential office says hospital is expected to discharge Beji Caid Essebsi soon as 92-year-old's health is improving.

Tunisia: President improving, to be discharged from hospital soon

Tunisia

Twin suicide attacks in Tunis kill one, wound several

One killed and several others wounded in blasts targeting police patrol, police station in the Tunisian capital.

Middle East

Tunisia's President Essebsi suffers 'severe health crisis'

Officials say Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, is in hospital in critical condition, but alive, dispelling rumours of his death.

Tunisia's President Essebsi suffers 'severe health crisis'

Middle East

Tunisia asylum seekers face tough challenges

Fighting in Libya has forced people to flee into neighbouring Tunisia from where they hope to cross the Mediterranean and reach Europe.

Middle East

Migrants repatriated after 3 weeks stranded off Tunisia

Most of the migrants are from Bangladesh, and others come from Sudan and Libya, among other countries.

Middle East

Tunisia PM Chahed elected president of new party Tahya Tounes

Election of Chahed as leader of newly founded party confirms expectations he will run in this year's presidential poll.

Tunisia PM Chahed elected president of new party Tahya Tounes

Middle East

Tunisia accused of refusing to allow migrant boat to dock

Rights group and ship's captain say Tunisia's Zarzis port is not letting 75 migrants saved at sea from coming ashore.

Tunisia accused of refusing to allow migrant boat to dock

Tunisia

'Tragic, terrible': Scores die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

UN refugee agency says 65 refugees and migrants drowned after vessel went down in the Mediterranean Sea.

Libya

Armed Frenchmen detained in Tunisia: 3 versions of events

Libya, France, and Tunisia all have differing accounts about the Europeans arrested after entering with weapons.

Armed Frenchmen detained in Tunisia: 3 versions of events

Libya

Armed men crossing from Libya alleged to be French spies

Tunisia's presidency denies report that group with diplomatic passports who attempted to enter was French intelligence.

Armed men crossing from Libya alleged to be French spies

Tunisia

Armed Europeans try to cross from Libya to Tunisia

Tunisia's defence minister says two separate incidents involved armed Europeans travelling from neighbouring Libya.

Armed Europeans try to cross from Libya to Tunisia

Middle East

Tunisia detains armed European diplomats en route from Libya

Tunisia's defence ministry detains 24 Europeans with diplomatic passports after forcing them to hand over weapons.