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Ten years on, anger grows in Tunisian town where ‘Arab Spring’ began

Ten years ago, a fruit seller set himself ablaze in the central Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid after an altercation with a policewoman about where...
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Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim’s anti-corruption awards given in Tunisia

Seven individuals and organisations from around the world were announced as the winners of Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s International Anti-Corruption Excellence...

Tunisia overtakes China in number of coronavirus infections

The Tunisian Ministry of Health said on Saturday that 1,206 new cases of coronavirus were identified out of 4,028 tests carried out on November 20,...

ECOWAS Parliament to foster closer relations with National Assemblies – Speaker

The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis, has said that there is a urgent need to build closer relationship between the sub-regional Parliament and the...

Speaker: ECOWAS parliament will back states on e-learning

The ECOWAS Parliament has expressed its readiness to support Member States in implementing e-learning in the various countries, using Information Communication Technology (ICT). Parliament’s Speaker...

Former UN envoy praises outcome of Intra-Libyan dialogue forum

Former Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, has welcomed the achievements made at the Intra-Libyan Political Dialogue Forum in Tunis...

Tunisian president begins four-day state visit to Qatar

Tunisia’s President Kais Saeid begins a four-day state-visit to Qatar on Saturday, at the invitation of Emir Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani, diplomatic sources announced...

UN Libya envoy voices optimism ahead of talks in Tunisia

The interim head of the UN’s Libya mission voiced optimism ahead of talks aimed at preparing for elections in the war-torn North African country. The...

Tunisian police kill three suspected militants after fatal attack on officer

Police in Tunisia chased and shot dead three suspected Islamist militants after they attacked two police officers, killing one of them, in the coastal city...