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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.

Tunisian woman faces 176 years for using fake cheques

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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 ...

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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 deeply divided parliament's vote

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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 ...

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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.

Tunisia interior minister named as new PM

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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.

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

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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 ...

Tunisia protesters force entry to oil production site

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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 ...

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Tunisia PM resigns after political row

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

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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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Tunisia's Ennahdha party seeks government change

Tunisia's Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party, the largest in parliament, called Monday for consultations to appoint a new prime minister, ...

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Tunisia’s biggest party's 'suspicions' about PM threatens government stability

Tunisia's premier has answered questions, which could threaten the government.

Tunisian president hits out at foreign interference

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Tunisian president hits out at foreign interference

Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday criticised foreign intervention in his country and warned against efforts to divide neighbouring Libya.

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Tunisia denies establishing any foreign bases

Tunisia has had to deny claims that foreign bases were established in the country.

Tunisia president reaffirms Libya neutrality in Macron call

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Tunisia president reaffirms Libya neutrality in Macron call

Kais Saied told Emmanuel Macron that Tunisia 'will never be a rear base for any party' in Libya's conflict, as the UN-backed Tripoli government ...

Tunisian parliament grants PM special powers amid pandemic

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Tunisian parliament grants PM special powers amid pandemic

Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh will be able to issue decrees without referring to the legislature in an effort to battle the pandemic in the ...

New Tunisian government wins parliamentary confidence vote amid controversy

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New Tunisian government wins parliamentary confidence vote amid controversy

The government of Tunisian prime minister designate Elyes Fakhfakh has won a confidence vote in parliament amid criticism by a number of ...

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