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Three children are among six killed in six days of heavy rains across Tunisia

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government emerge, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Tunisia picks law professor as new president

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia picks law professor as new president

Kais Saied, an independent candidate who ran on a conservative, anti-corruption platform, takes the presidency with at least 72% of the popular vote.

In rural Tunisia, inheritance reform offers women rare boost

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In rural Tunisia, inheritance reform offers women rare boost

A bill that would equalise inheritance rights between men and women has created debate in Tunisia's countryside, where gender discrimination is ...

Woman suicide bomber blows herself up in central Tunis

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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.

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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.

Massinissa Benlakehal

Tunisia arrests 50 migrants headed for Europe

Fifty teenagers attempting to flee Tunisia for Europe's southern shores were captured over the weekend.

Marta Bellingreri

Tunisia's migrants and the man who digs their graves

In-depth: Chamseddine, a former fisherman, finds the corpses along the coast and arranges their burial, reports Marta Bellingreri.

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Crushing spirits: Tunisian rioters demand liquor shop closure

Protesters have taken to the streets of an eastern Tunisian town to demand the closure of a controversial liquor shop in the latest anti-alcohol ...

Snow traps 1,000 motorists in Tunisia

The New Arab & agencies

Snow traps 1,000 motorists in Tunisia

Heavy snow drifts have blocked roads in Tunisia, including a main highway.

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Tunisian protests reach the capital

The Tunisian government is worried about terrorists taking advantage of the chaos in the country amid fresh demonstrations in several parts of ...

A rocky transition but Tunisia turned away from violence

George Joffé

A rocky transition but Tunisia turned away from violence

The Ben Ali regime never succeeded in eliminating the Tunisian trade union movement or movements articulating popular protest over human rights ...

Essebsi wins

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Essebsi wins

Essebsi emerges victorious in Tunisia's presidential election, as Marzouki congratulates his rival.

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