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Protests erupted in an impoverished Tunisian town on Tuesday after a man died when authorities demolished an illegal kiosk where he was sleeping.

An Al-Qaeda leader was killed and another wounded during an anti-terror raid in Tunisia on Sunday, according to the country's defence ministry.

Tunisia's elections: The town that made the revolution

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's elections: The town that made the revolution

In Tunisia's heart of the revolution, much distrust toward the post-2011 political class and determination to see real change drove many to vote in Sunday’s presidential election.

Tunisian security official, three 'terrorists' killed in clashes

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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 ...

Tunisian security forces kill IS militants planning Ramadan attacks

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Tunisian security forces kill IS militants planning Ramadan attacks

Tunisian security forces say they have killed three suspected members of an IS-affiliated group in Sidi Ali Ben Oun in the centre of the ...

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Tunisia forces kill three militants suspected of shepherd murders

Three members of IS-affiliated Jund al-Khilafa, thought to be involved in gruesome murders of shepherds in rural Kasserine, Tunisia, were killed by security forces overnight.

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Tunisia sets dates for autumn elections

Parliamentary elections will be held in Tunisia on October 6 and presidential polls on November 10, the electoral commission announced.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia marks 8th revolution anniversary

Although a day of celebration, the anger among Tunisians was also visible over the revolution's unfulfilled goals, with widespread discontent ...

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Tunisia sentences 41 to death over 2014 attack

A Tunisian court has sentenced 41 jihadists to death over an attack that killed 15 soldiers on the border with Algeria in 2014, prosecutors said ...

Tunisia clashes spread over tough living conditions

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Tunisia clashes spread over tough living conditions

Anger grew over the death of a journalist who set himself on fire over economic conditions, prompting clashes to spread from an impoverished ...

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Protests in Tunisia after journalist sets himself on fire

The death of a Tunisian journalist Abderrak Zorgui who set himself on fire to protest economic problems in the North African nation prompted a ...

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.

Flash floods strike Tunisia, leaving at least five dead

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Flash floods strike Tunisia, leaving at least five dead

Recent floods come just one month after separate storms left several dead in the North African country.

Two dead including six-year-old child in Tunisia floods

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Two dead including six-year-old child in Tunisia floods

Repeated autumnal flooding has sparked anger among residents of the marginalised region, who accuse authorities of neglecting flood defence ...

Tunisia votes in first local elections since revolution

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Tunisia votes in first local elections since revolution

The municipal elections, enshrined in the new constitution and one of the demands of the revolution, mark the first tangible step of ...

Cyril Lemba

'State of emergency' erodes France and Tunisia's civil liberties

Comment: The state of emergency declared by the French and Tunisian governments has led to increasing infringements of civil liberties, but civil society is fighting back, writes Cyril Lemba.

Francesca Mannocchi

'Employment, freedom, dignity': The enduring call of Tunisia's streets

The Tunisian people have borne the consequences of the country's dire post-revolution finances, but political and economic concerns cannot ...

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Protests continue to rock Tunisia for a third night

Protests continue to rock Tunisia for the third night despite growing fears of a security crackdown as the prime minister promises the state ...

The New Arab & agencies

Synagogue firebombed amid arrests, injuries in fresh Tunisia unrest

A historic synagogue and Jewish school have been attacked as Tunisian police tackle ongoing protests elsewhere in the country

What next for the IS fighters returning to Tunisia

Francesca Mannocchi

What next for the IS fighters returning to Tunisia

Indepth: Hundreds of Islamic State fighters are returning to Tunisia, but what can be done to prevent the spread of radicalisation in a country ...

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Brother of IS beheaded Tunisian shepherd killed

The brother of a 16-year-old shepherd killed by the Islamic State group was found dead on Friday, after a "terrorist group" announced his ...

Snow traps 1,000 motorists in Tunisia

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Snow traps 1,000 motorists in Tunisia

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

Desperate to be heard, Kasserine's unemployed attempt mass suicide

Emma Djilali

Desperate to be heard, Kasserine's unemployed attempt mass suicide

Late in October, in the central-west region of Kasserine, Tunisia, 27 unemployed graduates attempted to take their own lives by ...

Tunisia sentences 31 to death for attack on minister

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Tunisia sentences 31 to death for attack on minister

A Tunisian court has handed 31 people death sentences over a 2014 attack on the home of then interior minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou, a judiciary ...

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