Tunisia

September 2, 2013

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.

August 3, 2013

No Asma Al Manwar in Carthage this weekend!
09:00 GMT

Moroccan singer Asma Al Manwar turned down the Carthage Festival invite to show props to the all the lives lost in Tunisia.

August 2, 2013

TUNISIA, KASSERINE : (FILES) A picture taken on June 11, 2013 shows Tunisian soldiers patroling in the Mount Chaambi region where the Tunisian army has been tracking militants the government says are veterans of the Islamist rebellion in northern Mali with links to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.  AFP PHOTO/ABDERRAZEK KHLIFI
11:13 GMT

The Tunisian army has launched a massive land and air operation against Islamist militants near the Algerian border.

July 30, 2013

Tunisians protest after the death of Mohammad Brahimi last week. (AFP)
13:35 GMT

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh has spoken out against claims that the Islamist led cabinet may resign.

Nawel Ben Kraiem's virant smile and beautiful voice kept Cairo's audiences energized. (Image: Facebook)
10:19 GMT

At a time when Egypt is facing major political instability, Tunisian singer Nawel Ben Kraiem travelled from France to Cairo to brighten up their day.

The Tunisian flag and the silhouette of soldiers (Shutterstock/Paul Stringer)
09:27 GMT

The soldiers were found with their throats cut, and had been stripped of their weapons and uniforms after an armed group ambushed them

Ali Laarayedh, Tunisia's Islamist Prime Minister (Wikimedia Commons)
06:57 GMT

In a defiant press conference, Larayedh promised to finish the constitution by October and hold elections on Dec. 17.

July 29, 2013

Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov will perform at Carthage Festival. (Image: Facebook)
09:02 GMT

The 49th International Festival of Carthage in Tunis promises to be a special one this year, as an Iranian band will be playing, joined by Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov.