Tunisia

October 23, 2014

Tunisia has recently increased security in preparation for upcoming elections. (AFP/File)
12:58 GMT

Tunisian police exchanged gunfire with a group of armed men near the capital Thursday.

October 22, 2014

A Tunisian man walks past election posters in the Tunis suburb of Ariana on Oct. 21. Tunisians vote on Oct. 26 for their first parliament since the country's 2011 revolution. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
08:14 GMT

Islamist party Ennahda is still projected to do well, but the other big contender this time around is Nidaa Tounes, a broad-based secularist party.

October 15, 2014

Reforming the police has been set as one of the objectives of the revolution to ensure Tunisians’ dignity. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT

Tunisians want to continue progressing but have not yet been able to solve the problem of their overly violent police force.

October 12, 2014

There are an estimated 3,000 Tunisians fighting in Syria. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa has announced that his country has arrested some 1,500 militants as part of efforts to secure its transition to democracy.

October 8, 2014

Latifa will be "Star Academy" this Thursday.
12:49 GMT

She's been around the music block a time or two, and now the Tunisian songstress is sharing the wealth of knowledge she has in the biz.

October 5, 2014

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at Georgetown University in Washington on Oct. 2, 2014 ahead of the annual IMF/WB meetings. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
08:38 GMT

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned of the fragile recovery of the global economy and the effects of the turmoil in the Middle East, especially the war against ISIS and the instability of Iraq and Syria, which could trigger higher global oil prices.

October 4, 2014

Having been long delayed over political unrest, economic instability and sporadic violence, Tunisia's parliamentary election race officially opened to campaigners Saturday. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT

Official campaigning began Saturday for the Tunisian parliamentary elections in a monumental first move toward democracy for the 'birthplace of the Arab Spring'

September 28, 2014

Haifa Wehbe's quick trip to Tunisia was a big surprise. (Image: Instagram)
10:48 GMT

She didn't even let the press know she was coming, but Haifa Wehbe did in fact hit up Tunisia.

September 22, 2014

Hind Sabri is rumored to be unhappy with her new film's makers! (Image: Facebook)
05:13 GMT

Tunisian actress Hind Sabri is the leading actress in the upcoming film "Al Jazeerah 2" (The Island 2) , except its makers seem to have forgotten to include her in their promotional posters!

September 8, 2014

Abdelmajid Lakhal is currently in critical condition. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)
08:05 GMT

The Tunisian government loves the country's multi-talented artist so much, the medical bills for Abdelmajid Lakhal are covered by the state.

Ennahda has chosen not to participate to send a message of cooperation to other political parties. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT

Tunisia's Ennahda movement has decided not to take part in the country's upcoming presidential elections.

August 28, 2014

Signs of fatigue and exhaustion were quite obvious on George's face in Tunisia. (Image: Facebook)
10:20 GMT

George Wassouf was taken out of Tunisia airport on a wheelchair. Is everything alright?

August 18, 2014

Saber on stage at the Festival International de Bizerte in Tunisia. (Image: Facebook)
12:00 GMT

Saber Rebai is fed up with the media focussing their attention on his private life and neglecting his singing career!

August 17, 2014

Ragheb Alama's feeling the love in Tunisia (Image: Twitter)
23:57 GMT

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