Tunisia

April 29, 2013

The UK is to help set up a specialized recovery team for Arab Spring related assets
10:37 GMT

Britain is to set up a special task-force to return stolen assets that belong to so-called 'Arab Spring' countries, according the country's Middle East affairs minister, Alistair Burt.

April 22, 2013

Eni, the Italian energy company, is hoping to ensure the safety of the Trans-Mediterranean gas pipeline
12:38 GMT

Italian energy company Eni is keen to ensure the safety of a natural gas pipeline, which crosses Tunisia, Chief Executive Officer Paolo Scaroni said.

April 21, 2013

Dorra keepin' it conservative
12:58 GMT

From entertainment show guest on MBC’s “Nawaret” to TV program host, Dorra’s career keeps on rising.

April 16, 2013

Tunisia and the IMF are due to finalize a $1.78 billion precautionary loan
08:20 GMT

Tunisia and the International Monetary Fund have reached an agreement on a $1.78 billion loan to the north African country, due to be announced on Tuesday.

April 14, 2013

Tunis and Tripoli are keen on activating agreements and MoUs over Libya's crude oil supplies to Tunisia
13:03 GMT

Tunis and Tripoli are keen on activating agreements and MoUs over Libya's crude oil supplies to Tunisia

April 11, 2013

Graffiti gone bad
08:37 GMT

After spraying street art that said "The poor are Tunisia's living dead", and "The people want rights for the poor" on a school in Southern Tunisia, the two graffiti artists got slammed for disturbing public order.

April 8, 2013

Leila Ben Ali: passe partout
16:33 GMT

Leila Trabelsi the former First Lady of Tunisia remembered less fondly as power mongering Lady Macbeth apparently threatened to kill her son in cold blood if her husband divorced her as per his resignation speech in original draft.

April 3, 2013

Amina Tyler is the 19 year-old Tunisian who launched a thousand bosoms with her inaugural topless protest. She initially remained anonymous as her trademark red lips, chic ciggie, and grafitti’ed torso did the rounds. Her message to men? F*&^ your morals.
18:47 GMT

On the eve of Topless Jihad, we give you a sneak preview of the action straight from the sextavists Facebook pages so far. These are women in support of their Muslim or Arabian sisterhood, fighting the patriarchal infidel with only their inked breasts.

April 1, 2013

Durra
14:22 GMT

Tunisian beauty, Durra Zarrouk, is set to dance her way through the holy month of Ramadan as a belly dancer involved in a love affair in the TV series "Competitions".

Tunisia is to sign a $1.8 billion loan agreement with the IMF by May
12:40 GMT

Tunisia will sign a $1.8 billion loan with the International Monetary Fund by May, according to Bloomberg.

March 28, 2013

Little Tunisian women: are teen school girls going on a 'Sexual Jihad' in Syria? (image used for illustrative purposes)
18:05 GMT

Tunisian girls are going on a naughty sexual adventure because a man with a beard told them it was permissible in the name of Islam. Tunisian teens are taking up a new form of Jihad - with a sexual twist- in the holy war to liberate Syria from the Assads.

March 27, 2013

Syrian singer Assala Nasri praised on Tuesday National Coalition leader Moaz al-Khatib and Free Syrian Army commander Riad al-Assaad via the social networking site Twitter.
12:42 GMT

Syrian singer Assala Nasri praised on Tuesday National Coalition leader Moaz al-Khatib and Free Syrian Army commander Riad al-Assaad via the social networking site Twitter.

March 26, 2013

A hotel in Tunisia
08:44 GMT

The North African country is faring better than Egypt, which has seen tourist numbers evaporate

March 20, 2013

Hind Sabri was sporting a healthy pregnancy glow.
09:02 GMT

The Tunisian actress has ditched the oversized dresses for something a bit sleeker even though she's expecting in four months.

March 17, 2013

Tunisian people wave a giant national flag during a demonstration to mark the 40th day of mourning after the death of anti-Islamist opposition leader Chokri Belaid (featured on poster) on Saturday on the Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis. (AFP / Fethi Belaid)
10:21 GMT

Thousands of Tunisians gathered on the streets of the country's capital, Tunis, on Saturday, to call for an end to the ruling Islamist Ennahada party they blame for the assassination of Chokri Belaid.