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During a three-day visit to Doha, Tunisia's president proposed a 'Western-Islamic conference' aimed at achieving greater understanding between the Muslim world and the west.

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin held talks on how to tackle Islamist radicalisation, after a deadly attack in Nice last month.

UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

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UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

Libyan rival parties should place the national interest before political ambitions, the United Nations envoy said on Monday.

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

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US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has signed a 10-year military cooperation agreement on a visit to Tunisia amid a continuing extremist threat in ...

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Tunisia president 'backs hanging' amid uproar over woman's murder

Tunisia's leader has weighed in on a public debate that was triggered by a woman's murder, saying he backs capital punishment.

Alessandra Bajec

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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Italy wants no more illegal migrants, minister tells Tunisia

Italy has no more room for illegal migrants, its foreign minister Luigi Di Maio said Monday on a visit to Tunisia, from where many of them cross ...

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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 ...

Saudi FM discusses Libya with Algerian, Tunisian leaders

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Saudi FM discusses Libya with Algerian, Tunisian leaders

Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Tunisia took part in talks on the conflict in Libya on Tuesday.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

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.

Tunisian medical researchers are developing technology to detect coronavirus

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Tunisian medical researchers are developing technology to detect coronavirus

Tunisian medical researchers are tackling an outbreak of Covid-19 with a number of novel technological projects.

Tunisia's Ennahdha 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 ...

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 party seeks government change

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

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New Tunisia protests over unemployment

"Either we get a better life or we all die," demonstrators, including women, could be heard shouting.

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Tunisian families battle to repatriate children of jihadists

Tunisians have constituted one of the largest groups of foreign jihadists in Syria, Iraq and Libya since 2011.

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

In-depth: Tunisia's south has long been marginalised, with successive governments since the revolution unable or unwilling to address the ...

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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 ...

Tunisia won’t accept divided Libya, says president

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Tunisia won’t accept divided Libya, says president

'Tunis will not accept the division of Libya,' President Saied said, as he called for the formation of a legitimate government 'born of ...

Macron: Turkey playing 'dangerous game' in Libya

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Macron: Turkey playing 'dangerous game' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron launched a furious attack on Turkey's conduct in Libya, accusing the key NATO member of playing a "dangerous ...

Tunisia declares 'victory' over coronavirus

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Tunisia declares 'victory' over coronavirus

Tunisia announced it would soon reopen its borders as the number of new coronavirus cases dwindle.

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