Tunisia

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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Tamer's concert failures have resulted in serious losses for the festivals' organizers. (Image: Facebook)
14:26 GMT

Tamer Hosny's severe lack of ticket sales in two Tunisian festivals have proved that he's not so popular there!

August 14, 2014

August 12, 2014

July 27, 2014

The Tunisian government is struggling to combat militants in the Chaambi region. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT

At least two Tunisian soldiers have been killed and six others wounded in a gun battle with militants near the border with Algeria.

July 17, 2014

Tunisian security forces have been struggling to extricate militants from the Chaambi Mountains. (AFP/File)
09:21 GMT

Fourteen Tunisian soldiers were killed in an attack by militants at a military checkpoint near the Algerian border.

July 15, 2014

It is the second largest hospital in terms of bed capacity, with 164 beds.
04:55 GMT

Based in Tunis, Clinique Taoufik was one of the first private healthcare institutions established as part of efforts to modernise Tunisia’s healthcare system,