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Tunisia announced a six-month extension of the country's state of emergency, in place since a 2015 attack on a presidential guard bus claimed by the Islamic State group.

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside shooting rampage.

Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

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Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

Chaos prevailed in the Tunisian parliament as MPs from the Free Constitutional Party, linked to former dictator Ben Ali, continued a sit-in after the resignation of Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh

Cause for optimism as Tunisia plans first Jewish museum

Aidan Chivers

Cause for optimism as Tunisia plans first Jewish museum

A new Jewish museum in Tunisia seeks to promote the country's rich and plural heritage.

Tunisia condemns 8 to death for presidential guard attack

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Tunisia condemns 8 to death for presidential guard attack

A Tunisian court on Friday sentenced eight people to death in a trial for a 2015 attack on a presidential guard bus that killed 12. 

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EasyJet set to resume Tunisia service

Low-cost airline EasyJet is set to resume flights to Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse terror attack in 2015.

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Tunisian security official, three 'terrorists' killed in clashes

A senior Tunisian policeman and three Islamist militants, described as 'terrorists' by the government, were killed on Monday in a security ...

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Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi dies

Tunisia lost its first democratically elected president on Thursday, with fears of a power vacuum ahead of November elections.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisian voters defiant despite terror attacks and president's ill-health

Tunisians remain resilient ahead of the elections despite the latest setbacks in the country, with many indicating that the terrorist attacks ...

Terrorism strikes Tunisia at a time of tourism recovery

Alessandra Bajec

Terrorism strikes Tunisia at a time of tourism recovery

The attacks in Tunisia come one day after the four-year anniversary of the Sousse beach attack and at a time when the tourism season just began ...

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Deadly bomb blasts target security forces in Tunisian capital

A blast struck a security vehicle in a busy area of the Tunisian capital while a second attack targeted a police building in the al-Qarjani ...

Tunisian IS-sympathisers sentenced to life for tourist mass murders

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Tunisian IS-sympathisers sentenced to life for tourist mass murders

Seven Tunisian militants have been sentenced to prison for their involvement in the killing of 60 people, most of the victims tourists.

Deadly 2015 Tunis museum attack trial reopens Deadly 2015 Tunis museum attack trial reopens

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Deadly 2015 Tunis museum attack trial reopens

The trial reopened on Friday of suspects in the deadly jihadist attack on the Tunisian capital's Bardo museum in 2015.

Union calls for strike on Tunisian revolution anniversary

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Union calls for strike on Tunisian revolution anniversary

A powerful trade union called for a strike in Tunisia on the eighth anniversary of the 2011 revolution.

Tunisia arrests 12 suspected IS members, dismantles cells: ministry

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Tunisia arrests 12 suspected IS members, dismantles cells: ministry

Authorities detained the 12 and confiscated bomb making materials, after a sucide attack last month wounded 26 people in the capital Tunis.

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Female Tunis bomber had sworn allegiance to IS: minister

Mna Guebla, who detonated a bomb near police cars in central Tunis on October 29, had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group.

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Tunisia film festival opens days after terror attack

Events are being held a stone's throw away from where a female suicide bomber wounded 20 people in central Tunis on Monday.

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Tunisia says woman's suicide bombing 'isolated act'

The suicide attack near a gathering of police cars in the upmarket Avenue Habib Bourguiba in central Tunis wounded 15 police officers and two ...

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Woman suicide bomber blows herself up in central Tunis

Nine people were injured after a female suicide bomber blew herself up on Habib Bourguiba avenue, officials said.

Thousands of conservative Muslims protest Tunisia gender equality report

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Thousands of conservative Muslims protest Tunisia gender equality report

Conservative Muslims in Tunisia have continued demonstrations in the country's capital against gender equality and LGBT reforms.

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Tunisia pays tribute to security forces killed in attack

Tunisia paid tribute to six members of its security forces killed in a militant attack as the country hoped for a surge in tourism.

Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

Alessandra Bajec

Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

Feature: Three years after deadly terrorist attacks, tourism is making a positive return in Tunisia, signalling the start of a real recovery, ...

Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

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Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

A series of terror attacks in Tunisia rocked the country's tourism sector from 2015, but there are rays of light on the horizon.

Tunisia's quiet class struggle against austerity measures

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's quiet class struggle against austerity measures

In-depth: Three months after January's unrest, Tunisians cope with the government’s neoliberal policies and IMF’s austerity agenda that are ...

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