Tunisia

August 15, 2012

Asala Nasri disappoints Tunisian fans in Carthage
10:30 GMT

Asala Nasri seems to lurch from one upset to the next. More Syrian politics than music at the moment, she can't seem to find a way to please all her fans. This time, through her latest concert, she's upset the Tunisians at home in historical Carthage.

August 12, 2012

Kazem al Saher
07:48 GMT

The Iraqi singer has his wages from concerts confiscated to pay back alleged huge debts.

August 10, 2012

Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia celebrates with his gold medal holding a Tunisia flag during the medal ceremony following the Men's Marathon 10km swim
18:33 GMT

Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia won the Olympic gold medal Friday in the men's 10-kilometer marathon swimming event.

August 7, 2012

Habiba Ghribi of Tunisia poses with her silver medal following the medal ceremony for the Women's 3000 metres steeplechase
11:18 GMT

Yuliya Zaripova of Russia won the Olympic gold medal Monday in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase.

August 5, 2012

Bronze medallist Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 1500m Freestyle Final
15:17 GMT

Sun Yang of China set a world record Saturday in winning the Olympic gold medal in the men's 1,500-meter swimming event.

Najwa Karam on stage in Carthage
11:48 GMT

In a rare bit of teamwork, the Arab Idol and Arabs Got Talent judges plan to perform together in Tunisia.

August 2, 2012

Durra Zarrouk
12:07 GMT

Tunisian actress Durra is newly single after her split from the fiance of 2011. Here she tells us why they didn't make it down the aisle.

July 31, 2012

Hind's daughter, Alia
09:57 GMT

The Tunisian actress gives us a sneak peak of her daughter on TV show 'Ana wel Asal'.

July 29, 2012

Egypt - the shining light of the Middle East whether in film, learning or revolutions is also, it turns out, the seat of sport triumphs in the Games: So far the Land of the Pharaohs have clocked up 24 medals: 7 gold, 7 silver,10 bronze
Rooting for Egypt this year, you've got 20 chances for Gold as they're entered for 20 sporting events.
12:16 GMT

After the weekend of the Opening Ceremony and flag parades starring Arab entries to the London Games, we look at Arab achievements in Olympic-terms to date. We take stock of medals gained, and success delivered by Arab athletics and tot up the Arab world's collective and individual medal count historically.

July 11, 2012

Saber El-Rebai denies rumors
11:07 GMT

Saber Rebai faces down rumors of him and a girl said to be his fiance. He is having an uneasy relationship with the press lately.

July 8, 2012

Egypt: Flying high, the 'Arab Spring Professionals'. With a revolutionary leader democratically elected and their dictator at death's door, the Egyptians look like they've won the Arab Spring lottery. No thanks to a last minute military coup attempt by SCAF.
19:47 GMT

In this Arab Spring Redux - we attempt to give a run-down of the Arab Spring at its various respective stages by individual country. Featured are the Arab Revolution pros and pop-idols who have got it down to a protest, spring and vote! This school report takes a look at each country's progress and stage of the Arab Spring 18 months later. Top of the Pops: the Arab Spring charts. The top ten!

July 4, 2012

Saber el Rebai will not be labelled a Zionist by anyone, especially a newspaper
09:40 GMT

Tunisian singer Saber Al Rebai has decided to file a lawsuit against the Tunisian newspaper “Al Sour”, accusing it of of saying he had purposely displayed the Israeli flag in his latest music video “Ya Asal” (Honey).

July 3, 2012

Wael Kfoury
08:25 GMT

The self proclaimed 'King of Romance' clearly hasn't wooed the ladies of Tunisia: his concert is cancelled due to lack of sales.

July 2, 2012

Laila Ben Ali talks to Le Parisien
09:29 GMT

She was the most hated woman in Tunisia before the revolution but what does she have to say for herself now?

June 28, 2012

Mustapha Kamel Nabli, former governor of the central bank of Tunisia
12:18 GMT

Governor Mustapha Kamel al-Nabli is sacked due to disagreements with the Tunisian government about economic policy.