Tunisia

January 26, 2015

DR Congo 1-1 Tunisia: Bokila steals draw as Ibenge's men scrape through
21:03 GMT

Ahmed Akaichi scored in the first half to give Tunisia the lead but a goal from Jeremy Bokila put his side through on goals scored

January 22, 2015

Zambia 1-2 Tunisia: Captain Chikhaoui scores late winner
18:13 GMT

The North African nation's skipper netted in the 89th minute to complete a turnaround after Honour Janza's men had taken a second-half lead

January 21, 2015

Kenji Goto (left) and Haruna Yukawa (right) are Daesh's first Japanese hostages. (AFP/File)
13:14 GMT

Japanese journalist Kenji Goto went to Raqqa to find his friend and fellow hostage Haruna Yukawa when he was abducted by Daesh.

January 19, 2015

Hend Sabry has become an advocate for WFP. (Image: Twitter)
16:36 GMT

Ever the advocate for ending hunger, Hend Sabry donates gown from her movie “Al-Gezira: Part one” to the cause.

January 18, 2015

Tunisia 1-1 Cape Verde: Heldon penalty ensures spoils are shared
21:09 GMT

Mohamed Monser struck first just after the hour mark but his side were punished for failing to build on their lead in their Africa Cup of Nations opener

January 11, 2015

Hend has made it clear that she doesn't support the attack on Charlie Hebdo. (Image: Facebook)
10:45 GMT

Tunisian actress Hend Sabri spoke out about the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris this week.

January 9, 2015

Armed militants from Derna's Islamic Youth Council drive through eastern Libya, October 3, 2014. (Image: Screenshot)
09:00 GMT

An extremist group affiliated with Daesh has reportedly executed two Tunisian journalists in Libya, although the claim has not yet been verified.

January 5, 2015

Hend Sabry goes undercover as a journalist in "Zahrat Halab" (Image: Facebook)
11:21 GMT

Tunisian actress Hend Sabry is about to get neck deep in the dark subject of the use of forced sexual methods to allure women in Syria and other Arab countries into joining extremist terrorist groups as she films "Zahrat Halab" (The Flower of Halab).

December 31, 2014

There are 127 inmates currently at the detention facility. (Wikimedia Commons)
17:30 GMT

The men, held for more than 11 years, were originally detained in Pakistan for suspected ties to al-Qaida or other militant Islamists.

December 29, 2014

The magazine has previously praised terror activities like the 'Underwear Bomber,' whose failed bombing attempt on a plane in 2009 led to the implementation of full-body security scans at airports. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT

In an article published on Christmas Eve in the militant group's magazine, Inspire, al-Qaeda encouraged 'lone wolf' operatives to attack Western airliners, giving instructions on breaching airport security and selecting targets.

December 25, 2014

Who said Santa had a bunch of reindeer? Santa (or Santas more like it!) ride proud Arabian pedigree horses in the Middle East - it´s too hot for reindeer of course! Yalla, giddy up!!
04:13 GMT

Arab Santas unite! Here's our top picks from the MENA region. Welcome to Christmas in Arabia!

December 22, 2014

The poll, billed as Tunisia's first free presidential election, was the first since Ben Ali was ousted in a popular uprising in 2011. (AFP/File)
18:22 GMT

Tunisian security forces on Monday used teargas to disperse a protest in the southern Gabes province after presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential runoff.

Voter turnout, the commission added, stood at 60.11 percent of the country's registered voters. (AFP/File)
15:19 GMT

Beji Caid Essebsi of the Nidaa Tounes party was declared winner of Tunisia's presidential runoff with 55.68 percent of the vote.

State news agencies reported a voter turnout of 47 percent. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

The favorite to win Tunisia's first democratic election, presidential hopeful Beji Caid Essebsi, claimed victory not long after the polls closed on Sunday in the country's first-ever democratic election. But interim leader President Moncef Marzouki says it is too early to declare a winner.

Supporters of Beji Caid Essebsi march during an election campaign rally in Tunis, November 21, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:14 GMT

Beji Caid Essebsi claimed victory in the Tunisian elections despite official results not being announced till late Monday.