Tunisia

September 22, 2013

Tunisian mediator and Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Houcine Abbassi speaks during a press conference to announce the result of its latest bid to mediate an end to the crisis on September 21, 2013 in Tunis. (AFP)
12:49 GMT

Failed talks with the government Saturday have stalled efforts to end the political crisis in the country.

September 21, 2013

Tunisian women rally to support equal rights. [nydailynews.com]
05:52 GMT

Mixed views as some women are blocked from leaving the country of Tunisia due to events surrounding "sexual jihad" behavior.

September 20, 2013

The Islamist-led Tunisian government announced its acceptance of a reform plan to end the political crisis in the country (Courtesy of Amy Keus/Digital Journal)
16:15 GMT

Tunisia's ruling Islamist-led government announced Friday its acceptance of a UGTT-drafted plan to hold national dialogues with opposition figures, reform the government cabinet, and hold new elections.

September 18, 2013

Krol named interim coach
14:57 GMT

The Tunisian Football Federation has appointed Dutchman Ruud Krol as interim head coach of the Carthage Eagles on a two-month deal.

September 8, 2013

Tunisians wave their national flag as they march outside the National Assembly in Tunis on September 7, 2013. (AFP)
07:54 GMT

Tens of thousands of Tunisians took to the streets on Saturday to call for the resignation of the government.

September 4, 2013

Hind Sabri believes being strict is the way to go with her kids. (Image: Facebook)
08:19 GMT

Raising kids is no easy task, but Tunisian actress Hind Sabri thinks she's got it all under control with her parenting methods.

September 2, 2013

Nancy Ajram had her Tunisia concert cancelled at the last minute. (Image: Facebook)
09:59 GMT

Nancy Ajram hosts concerts all over the world, except she had to cancel her latest Tunisia concert for mysterious reasons. Could it really have been the low ticket sales that prompted it?

A Tunisian demonstrator holds a poster during a demonstration against the country's Islamist-led government in Tunis on August 24, 2013. (AFP)
09:04 GMT

Tunisia's equivalent of the Egyptian Tamarod has already amassed 1.7million signatures as dissatisfaction with the Islamist Ennahda ruling party grows.

August 25, 2013

Rapper Weld El 15 is one of the two rappers arrested on Thursday. (Image: Facebook)
07:30 GMT

Two Tunisian rappers, Weld El 15 and Klay BBJ, were taken into custody while performing this weekend by Tunisian security forces.

August 19, 2013

Still smilin' even after his concert got canceled this week!
07:32 GMT

Rain was responsible for watering plants and canceling singer Marwan Khoury's concert this week!

August 15, 2013

A snapshot from Latifa's latest YouTube clip (Tanned Man). (Image: YouTube)
09:39 GMT

YouTube is the place for videos of any kind, and singer Latifah has released her latest fabulous music video on the site!

August 12, 2013

The service sector experienced the largest decline in investment - down 21 percent on last year - followed by the industrial sector - down 5 percent - and energy - down 4.3 percent.
14:28 GMT

Foreign direct investment in Tunisia fell by 1.3 percent in the first half of 2013, official data showed on Saturday, a likely reflection of political strife in the north African state.

August 7, 2013

700,000 inhabitants of those areas will benefit from the project and will have their living conditions improved
11:10 GMT

The EU Delegation in Tunisia has made a grant of €32.9 million to Tunisia to renovate 119 neighbourhoods throughout the territory;

Tunisians chant slogans in front of the National Constituent Assembly on August 6, 2013 in Tunis. (AFP)
09:48 GMT

The recent suspension of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly has been called a coup by an Assembly member from Ennahda, the Tunisian ruling Islamist party.

August 4, 2013

Saber appeared with his daughter during a demonstration held at the Baroud Square in Tunisia accompanied by his business manager producer Ali Al Mawla and a number of scholars.
08:50 GMT

The celebrity, who has always taken care to shield his family from the press, crossed his own line, appearing in public with his daughter, but all for a good cause.