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Crossing the barricades - 3,000 police surround Tunisia's presidential palace. What do they want?
Protests continue in Kasserine and several other Tunisian cities including the capital as people demonstrate against unemployment and the country’s
Students, the unemployed, lawyers, internet dissidents…they were all actors in the Tunisian Revolution. More than four years after the fall of Ben
A plane carrying the bodies of two Spanish victims of the Tunis museum attack has arrived in Barcelona. Survivors have also travelled home after
Thousands of Tunisians have turned out to mark Independence day showing their defiance against the militants who attacked the Bardo museum earlier this week.
In the wake of the deadly museum siege in the Tunisian capital, many residents turned out in support of the police and against the attackers.
An anti-terrorism protest has drawn large crowds in Tunis, it comes after an attack by Islamist insurgents which killed four soldiers.
A strike has shut up shops and offices in large parts of southern Tunisia, bordering Libya. It follows clashes between police and protesters on
A general strike has been declared in Tunisia’s flashpoint Tataouine region on Tuesday after clashes between protesters and security forces left at
Political tension has once again gripped Tunisia with hundreds of protesters taking to the streets of Tunis on Wednesday (April 16) to condemn what
A dozen Tunisian MPs have frozen their membership at the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) to condemn the reduced sentences received by top
There have been angry clashes in the Tataouine governate in Southern Tunisia after market sellers were prevented from setting up stalls by
The killing of seven policemen and political paralysis have brought thousands of Tunisians onto the streets in protest. Many marched on Thursday in
Exactly two years since Tunisia’s first free elections, violence and political tension have marked the anniversary. In the Sidi Bouzid region in
Thousands of Tunisians have joined a protest in the capital Tunis, calling for the country’s Islamist-led government to resign immediately. The
The opposition in Tunisia has begun what it hopes will be a week of mass protests to try and force the Islamist-dominated Ennahda government to step
Opposition and union leaders In Tunisia are threatening to stage more street protests. They had wanted the Islamist government to step down and
The Tunisian government has responded to the opposition protests that have gripped the north African country. The Islamist ruling party Ennahda has
Thousands of protesters called for Tunisia’s Islamist-led government to quit on Tuesday night in the largest opposition rally since the country’s
An interior ministry official has confirmed Tunisian police shot dead an Islamist militant on the outskirts of the capital. The killing happened on
Tens of thousands of Tunisians have been demonstrating in support of the country’s Islamist led government. Supporters of the ruling Ennahda party
Tunisia’s secular Ettakatol party has called for the dissolution of the country’s Islamist led interim government. Ettakatol, which is part of the
Tensions are running in high in Tunisia, where the government is trying to calm a wave of protest following the assassination of opposition
Mohamed Brahmi, a prominent Tunisian opposition figure, has been shot dead in the capital Tunis. The leader of the secular nationalist Popular
Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, who belonged to the nationalist and secular Popular Party, was shot dead outside his house in the
Ali Larayedh, the head of the Tunisian government, was in Brussels on June 25, to see the European Commission and Council presidents, as well as the
Two years after the “Arab Spring”, which saw the fall of the old regime and brought democracy to Tunisia, life remains difficult for a large part of
Three activists have been arrested in Tunis after staging the first ever bare-breasted protest in an Arab country. The women, from the Femen
Tunisian police seized three foreign activists who disrobed in front of the Ministry of Justice on Wednesday to protest against the jailing of a