Elections

Tunisia sets presidential election for September 15

Originally scheduled for November, the vote was brought forward following President Beji Caid Essebsi's death.

Tunisia sets presidential election for September 15

Middle East

Tunisians bid farewell to late President Beji Caid Essebsi

Several foreign leaders attend state funeral as thousands gather in the streets of the capital, Tunis.

Tunisians bid farewell to late President Beji Caid Essebsi

Middle East

Tunisia declares mourning period after death of President Essebsi

Parliament Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur sworn in as interim president; country to hold presidential vote on September 15.

Tunisia declares mourning period after death of President Essebsi

Middle East

Tunisia to bring forward presidential polls after Essebsi's death

Interim leader Mohammed Ennaceur has 90 days to organise a presidential election, says Tunisia's electoral commission.

Tunisia to bring forward presidential polls after Essebsi's death

Middle East

Beji Caid Essebsi: Veteran who ushered in democracy in Tunisia

The 92-year-old was Tunisia's first democratically elected president and a long-time player on its political scene.

Beji Caid Essebsi: Veteran who ushered in democracy in Tunisia

Middle East

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92

Essebsi was a major player in Tunisia's transition to a democracy after a 2011 revolution.

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92

Middle East

Tunisia president admitted to hospital: President's son

This is the second health crisis for the 92-year-old leader in a month as the country prepares for parliamentary polls.

Tunisia president admitted to hospital after health scare: Son

Middle East

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls

The 78-year-old's candidacy reinforces expectations that he is seeking to play a bigger role in the country's politics.

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls

AJ Impact

IMF warns Tunisia still faces risks in repaying loan

Tunisian economic reforms are starting to pay dividends, but the country risks all progress without 'discipline'.

Tunisia wage rises irk IMF following $2.9bn bailout

Latin America

Tunisia climate: Economy hit by coastal erosion

Two-thirds of Tunisia's population lives along its coast. But climate change is threatening their habitat and livelihoods.

Africa

Algeria and Tunisia progress to AFCON semi-finals

Tunisia beat underdogs Madagascar 3-0 while Algeria defeated Ivory Coast in a penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw.

Algeria and Tunisia progress to AFCON semi-finals

Tunisia

Tunisia recovers 12 bodies after dozens of migrants drown in sea

The African migrants are among about 80 people who went missing after their boat to Europe capsized off Tunisia coast.

Tunisia recovers 12 bodies after dozens of migrants drown in sea

Tunisia

Tunisian president makes public appearance after leaving hospital

Video from the president's office shows Essebsi signing a decree authorising elections and making a brief address.

Tunisian president makes public appearance after leaving hospital

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