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One-time Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui has been ordered to pay a fine worth millions for failure to pay customs dues, authorities said on Thursday.

Tunisia's main parliamentary bloc Ennahdha rallied thousands of people Saturday in a demonstration.

Tunisia ex-presidential candidate released on bail

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Tunisia ex-presidential candidate released on bail

After a two month spell in prison, Nabil Karoui has been released on bail, but still faces charges of money laundering and tax evasion.

Prominent Islamist scandalizes Tunisia by dancing with scantily-clad actress

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Prominent Islamist scandalizes Tunisia by dancing with scantily-clad actress

Abdel Fattah Mourou, a co-founder and former deputy leader of the Islamist Ennahdha party, has shocked Tunisian society by dancing with ...

Tunisian president's aide hospitalised after opening suspect letter

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Tunisian president's aide hospitalised after opening suspect letter

Nadia Akacha, the Tunisian president's chief of staff has been hospitalised after handling a suspicious letter addressed to head of state

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Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

Hundreds of protesters faced off against riot police outside the Tunisian parliament as lawmakers inside confirmed a cabinet reshuffle amid growing unrest

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Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

Hundreds gathered near the heavily-guarded parliament on Tuesday, as lawmakers held a debate inside on a list of new ministers for key ...

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Tunisian ex-presidential candidate Nabil Karoui rearrested

Karoui was rearrested in connection with money laundering and tax evasion.

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A decade on, Tunisian demands for change not extinguished

Tunisians in Bouazizi's marginalised hometown, Sidi Bouzid, say they are suffering from the same sorrows as a decade ago.

Hopes crushed as Tunisians mark a decade since revolution

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Hopes crushed as Tunisians mark a decade since revolution

Ten years after the Arab Spring revolutions, Tunisia is still battling for a better future.

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Tunisian woman faces 176 years for using fake cheques

Her case has prompted questions over the fate of outgoing Prime Minister Elias Fakhfakh, who resigned last month after allegations of financial ...

Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

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Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

In-depth: After winning a vote of confidence and averting the dissolution of parliament, the new Tunisian government now faces the major ...

Tunisia's parliament approves new government

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Tunisia's parliament approves new government

Former interior minister Hichem Mechichi will take the reins as Tunisia's new prime minister, after his technocrat cabinet won two thirds of the ...

Tunisia announces second new government in six months

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Tunisia announces second new government in six months

Prime minister-designate Hichem Mechichi has angered Tunisia's largest party by endorsing a technocratic government, which parliament will vote ...

Tunisia PM designate says will form technocratic government

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Tunisia PM designate says will form technocratic government

Tunisia's largest faction, the Islamist Ennahdha party, has said it will oppose the formation of a non-political government by prime ...

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Tunisia parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi survives no confidence vote

Rached Ghannouchi, leader of Tunisian Ennahdha Party, will stay on as parliament speaker.

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Tunisia interior minister named as new PM

As well as being interior minister in the outgoing government, Mechichi has been a counsellor to the Tunisian President.

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Tunisian foreign minister 'fired over Libya stance': reports

Tunisian Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray has voiced his support for Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord, the reports said.

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

Tunisia's <em>Ennahdha</em> seeks new government as 'corrupt' PM resigns

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Tunisia's Ennahdha seeks new government as 'corrupt' PM resigns

Tunisian Prime Minister Elias Fakhfakh is facing calls for a travel ban amid an ongoing investigation into alleged corruption, as Tunisia's ...

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Tunisia protesters force entry to oil production site

Hundreds of Tunisian protesters pushed past military forces to enter the El Kamour oil production site.

Resigned Tunisian PM sacks Ennahda ministers, sparking furious reaction

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Resigned Tunisian PM sacks Ennahda ministers, sparking furious reaction

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, who is continuing in his position in a caretaker capacity after resigning, has sacked six ministers from ...

Tunisia PM resigns after political row

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Tunisia PM resigns after political row

Fakhfakh has had a strained relationship with Tunisia's largest party, Ennahdha.

Tunisia's <em>Ennahdha</em> to withdraw support for Fakhfakh government

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Tunisia's Ennahdha to withdraw support for Fakhfakh government

Tunisia's moderate Islamist party said it will withdraw support for government.

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