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.

Africa

Libya fighting: Tunisians fear more deaths on coast

As the Libya conflict intensifies, Tunisia faces challenges dealing with an increasing number of displaced migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean and ending up on its shores.

Africa

Libyans flee to Tunisia as fight for Tripoli intensifies

While many Libyans are trapped because of the fighting around Tripoli, others are crossing the border into Tunisia to seek safety.

Tunisia

Essebsi: No intention to run again, but no final decision yet

Tunisia is due to hold elections later this year, the third since 2011 uprising that toppled Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Essebsi: No intention to run again, but no final decision yet

Opinion

The summit of decline: In defence of an Arab league

Is it time for the Arab League to disband?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Middle East

Palestine, Golan Heights take centre stage at Arab League summit

No further action announced as leaders stress 'support for Syria's right' over Golan, push for Palestinian statehood.

Palestine, Golan Heights take centre stage at Arab League summit

Middle East

Arab leaders call for Palestinian state, condemn US's Golan move

Tunis meeting comes amid ongoing wars in Syria and Yemen, leadership rivalry in Libya and a continuing boycott of Qatar.

Middle East

What to expect from the Arab League summit in Tunis

Meeting in Tunisia's capital comes against backdrop of divisions, wars and, in some countries, increasing repression.

What to expect from the Arab League summit in Tunis

Middle East

Libya Quartet meets in Tunis to reconcile warring factions

The so-called Libya Quartet hopes to end the years-long conflict in the African nation.

Middle East

UN tells Tunisia to free Libya sanctions expert

Official involved in monitoring arms embargo on Libya arrested in Tunisia despite having diplomatic immunity, UN says.

UN tells Tunisia to free Libya sanctions expert

Tunisia

Desperation, suicide attempt in Tunisia's UNHCR shelter

Lack of adequate care and frustration over absence of resettlement plans prompt attempted suicides, refugees say.

Driven to suicide in Tunisia's UNHCR refugee shelter

Middle East

Tunisia seeks extradition of Ben Ali brother-in-law from France

Belhassen Trabelsi is wanted in Tunisia where he is thought to have headed a clan that embezzled government funds.

Tunisia seeks extradition of Ben Ali brother-in-law from France