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.

Libya

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Dozens of relatives of Tunisians who fought with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant caught in diplomatic limbo.

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Tunisia

The last residents of Tunisia's underground houses

Most of the few remaining families say they are attached to the homes and the land or see no way of moving.

The last residents of Tunisia's underground houses

Tunisia

Trade and security to dominate Macron visit to Tunisia

French President Emmanuel Macron will be in Tunisia this week, but analysts say the visit is 'just business as usual'.

Trade and security to dominate Macron visit to Tunisia

Tunisia

Tunisians leaving for Europe at 'peak of hopelessness'

As frustration over the economy boils over in Tunisia, groups fear more and more youth will take risky treks to Europe.

'I lost two sons': Tunisians' journey by sea to Europe

Tunisia

Tunisia austerity protests go on amid wave of arrests

Dozens of protesters rallied in Tunis on Friday to demand the government cancel recent austerity measures.

Tunisia austerity protests go on amid wave of arrests

Reporter's Notebook

The last bookbinder of Tunis' Old City

Mohamed Ben Sassi has been restoring ancient books for 40 years. He is now believed to be the last one in the Medina of Tunisia's capital, Tunis.

Tunis bookbinder 'giving life' to ancient manuscripts

Opinion

The myth of Tunisia's exceptionalism

The popular idea of Tunisia being a post-Arab Spring 'success story' is quite harmful.

Haythem Guesmi

by Haythem Guesmi

Haythem Guesmi

Tunisia

How can Tunisia rebuild its economy?

Some blame an IMF loan as the main reason Tunisia's government included strict austerity measures in its 2018 budget.

How can Tunisia rebuild its economy?

Tunisia

'Employ us or kill us': Tunisian youth on the margins

In one of the country's poorest areas, young people describe the hardship and boredom of being out of work.

'Employ us or kill us': Tunisian youth on the margins

Tunisia

Is democratic order declining in Tunisia?

Arab world's only free country faces erosion of democratic order, Freedom House report says.

Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded

Tunisia

Tunisia challenges persist seven years after revolution

It has been seven years since the revolution in Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring uprising in the Middle East.

Tunisia

'Stolen revolution': Anger as Tunisia marks 2011 revolt

Commemoration of the fall of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali coincides with broader protests against state austerity measures.