Tunisia

Tunisian Union Launches Nationwide Strike Over Pay

Tunisia’s biggest union, UGTT, started a nationwide strike Thursday affecting the country’s airports, schools and state media to protest the government’s refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants. Tunisia is under pressure...
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New Tensions, Worries Mark Tunisia's Revolution Anniversary

Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia's capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic uprising ousted its long-time strongman. The rally came amid deepening economic troubles in the North African nation and resurgent anger at the...
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Arab League Will Not Raise Syria Presence At Tunis Summit - Deputy Chief

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Arab League’s Assistant Secretary-General Hossam Zaki told Sputnik on Saturday that Syria's invitation to the organization’s summit in Tunisia in March would not be discussed during the Arab Economic and Social Development...
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Is Revolutionary Fervor Afire—again—in Tunisia?

Robin Wright on the Tunisian television reporter Abderrazak Zorgui, whose death by self-immolation sparked days of protests and clashes with police.
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Journalist Dies In Self-immolation, Prompting Protests In Tunisia

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Chaima Bouhlel about protests in Tunisia after the self-immolation of a journalist. Bouhlel is a former president of Al Bawsala, a local watchdog group.
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Tunisia – The Exception

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Tunisia Demos: “the People Want Bin Salman To Be Judged”, “no To The Killer Of...

Tunis (AFP) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks in Tunisia on Tuesday as hundreds of protesters rallied against his visit, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and condemning the Yemen war. Saudi...
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Alone In The Arab World, Tunisians Can Protest Visit By Saudi Crown Prince

The proof that Tunisia's democracy remained intact after the Arab Spring? Protests against visiting leaders are allowed to go forward.
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German Court Confirms Expulsion Of Bin Laden's Suspected Ex-bodyguard Was Legal

Sami A., who is believed to have served with al-Qaeda while living in Germany, was deported to Tunisia on terror charges in July 2019. The deportation was ruled to be illegal by the country’s judiciary, who ordered the migration authorities to...
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Danish Daesh Supporter Deprived Of Citizenship, Expelled To Tunisia

In a surprising verdict, the Danish Supreme Court went against the city court and the county court in stripping a 28-year-old Daesh* supporter of his Danish passport and showing him the door, despite him having a family in Denmark.
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Salah Snatches Winner As Egypt Edge Tunisia In Cup Of Nations

Johannesburg (AFP) – Mohamed Salah scored in the final minute to give Egypt a 3-2 home victory over Tunisia on Friday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between two countries who have already qualified. The Liverpool star chipped the ball...
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Tunisian Parliament Approves Pm's Cabinet Reshuffle

The Tunisian parliament approved on Monday a cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed amid a political and economic crisis. The approval is widely seen in Tunisia as a victory for Chahed over his political opponents, including...

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Post-match Car Accident Mars Tunisia Football Celebrations

Tunis (AFP) – At least four people were injured when a drunk driver ploughed into a crowd celebrating the crowning of Tunisian football club Esperance as champions of Africa, the interior ministry said Saturday. Crowds piled into streets...
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Tunis On High Alert For African Title Showdown

Tunis (AFP) – Tunisian police deployed more than 6,000 officers as well as drones and canine units for a hotly anticipated CAF Champions League final on Friday after a controversial first leg. Between 50,000 and 55,000 fans are expected to...
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Tunisia's Most Prominent Street Back To Normal A Day After Suicide Bombing

Shops and cafes in the center of the Tunisian capital reopened on Tuesday amid heightened security and crowds returned to the street where a suicide bomber wounded 10 police officers and five others a day earlier. The bombing on Habib Bourguiba...
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Woman Blows Herself Up In Central Tunis: State Radio

A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital Tunis on Monday, state radio said. A witness reported an explosion on the central Habib Bourguiba avenue where police were cordoning off the area near the capital’s landmark Municipal...
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Caf Semi-final Clashes In Tunisia Cause 51 Injuries

Tunis (AFP) – Clashes between police and supporters during a CAF Champions League match in Tunisia led to 51 people being injured and 12 arrested, the interior ministry said Wednesday.   Ministry spokesman Sofiene Zaag told AFP that 38...
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Benzarti Sacked As Tunisia Boss Despite Cup Of Nations Qualification

Tunis (AFP) – Faouzi Benzarti was sacked as Tunisia coach on Saturday, just four days after leading the ‘Carthage Eagles’ to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals. Benzarti, 68, only took over at the end of July, succeeding Nabil...
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Tunisia Fishermen Turn Tide To Cash In On Blue Crab Menace

Tunisian fishermen saw the blue crab wreak such havoc on their catches when it first appeared that they nicknamed it after the terrifying jihadists of the Islamic State group.

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Tunisia ‘at A Turning Point’ Stresses Un Rights Expert

An independent UN human rights expert welcomed on Thursday the progress made towards democratic reform in Tunisia, since the 2011 revolution, and emphasized the importance of protecting freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
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