Tunisia News

  • UPDATE 4-Thousands of Tunisians, leaders … Reuters Middle East - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    * Top Algerian militant killed in raid in south * Tunisia says delivers major blow to Okba Ibn Nafaa * World leaders set to march in Tunis in solidarity (Adds presidents … More »UPDATE 4-Thousands of Tunisians, leaders …

    * Top Algerian militant killed in raid in south * Tunisia says delivers major blow to Okba Ibn Nafaa * World leaders set to march in Tunis in solidarity (Adds presidents taking part, Essebsi speech) By Tarek Amara and Mohamed Argoubi TUNIS, March 29 (Reuters) - World leaders joined tens ofthousands of Tunisians on Sunday …

  • Thousands participate in anti-terror … IANS - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Tunis, March 29 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Tunisia's capital on Sunday to participate in an anti-terror march denouncing the deadly attack … More »Thousands participate in anti-terror …

    Tunis, March 29 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Tunisia's capital on Sunday to participate in an anti-terror march denouncing the deadly attack on a city museum that claimed 22 lives earlier this month, a media report said. Chanting "Tunisia is free! Terrorism out!", the marchers reached the …

  • World leaders march with Tunisians against violence
    World leaders march with Tunisians against … Al Jazeera - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Denouncing deadly attack on Bardo museum, foreign dignitaries and thousands of Tunisians attend solidarity march. More »World leaders march with Tunisians against …

    World leaders march with Tunisians against violence

    Denouncing deadly attack on Bardo museum, foreign dignitaries and thousands of Tunisians attend solidarity march.

  • Tunisian soldiers monitor a street in Tunis during elections on October 26, 2014
    Tunisian forces 'kill nine from … AFP - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Tunisian forces have killed nine men belonging to the country's main jihadist group, which was accused of organising the attack on its national museum, the interior … More »Tunisian forces 'kill nine from …

    Tunisian soldiers monitor a street in Tunis during elections on October 26, 2014

    Tunisian forces have killed nine men belonging to the country's main jihadist group, which was accused of organising the attack on its national museum, the interior ministry said Sunday.

  • Tunisian security forces secure the area after gunmen attacked Tunis' famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015
    Frenchwoman dies of injuries from Tunisia … AFP - Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    A Frenchwoman has succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 18 attack on Tunisia's national museum, French President Francois Hollande said Saturday, bringing the … More »Frenchwoman dies of injuries from Tunisia …

    Tunisian security forces secure the area after gunmen attacked Tunis' famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015

    A Frenchwoman has succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 18 attack on Tunisia's national museum, French President Francois Hollande said Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from the shooting to 22. "The president of the Republic expresses his deep sadness following the death in Tunis of Mrs Huguette Dupeu who …

  • Fourth French citizen dies of Tunisia … Reuters Middle East - Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    A fourth French national has died of her wounds following the March 18 attack on Tunisia's national museum, the French president's office said in a statement on Saturday. … More »Fourth French citizen dies of Tunisia …

    A fourth French national has died of her wounds following the March 18 attack on Tunisia's national museum, the French president's office said in a statement on Saturday. French President Francois Hollande will take part in a march in memory of the victims in Tunis on Sunday.

  • World youth: Treat us as citizens of today
    World youth: Treat us as citizens of … Al Jazeera - Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Gathering in Tunisia's capital for the World Social Forum, activists call on leaders to move from rhetoric to action. More »World youth: Treat us as citizens of …

    World youth: Treat us as citizens of today

    Gathering in Tunisia's capital for the World Social Forum, activists call on leaders to move from rhetoric to action.

  • ISIL attacks to prove it is not cornered
    ISIL attacks to prove it is not cor … Al Jazeera - Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    ISIL's recent attacks in Libya, Tunisia, and Yemen show potential recruits that it can take its fight anywhere. More »ISIL attacks to prove it is not cor …

    ISIL attacks to prove it is not cornered

    ISIL's recent attacks in Libya, Tunisia, and Yemen show potential recruits that it can take its fight anywhere.

  • Tunisia arrests 23 suspects over museum … AFP - Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Tunisia said Thursday that it had arrested 23 suspects in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at the country's national museum. More »Tunisia arrests 23 suspects over museum …

    Tunisia said Thursday that it had arrested 23 suspects in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at the country's national museum.

  • Italy arrests three recruiters for  … IANS - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Rome, March 25 (IANS/EFE) Italian police on Wednesday arrested three people suspected of forming a terror cell to recruit jihadis for the Islamic State (IS) from the … More »Italy arrests three recruiters for  …

    Rome, March 25 (IANS/EFE) Italian police on Wednesday arrested three people suspected of forming a terror cell to recruit jihadis for the Islamic State (IS) from the country and Albania, official sources said. The arrested youth is believed to be the author of an IS propaganda document circulating on the internet. According …

  • West Ham among top teams for Al Ain U-17s annual tournament
    West Ham among top teams for Al Ain … Sport360 - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Youth players from around the world will be following in the footsteps of UAE superstar Omar Abdulrahman when the Hazza bin Zayed International Football Tournament Under-17 … More »West Ham among top teams for Al Ain …

    West Ham among top teams for Al Ain U-17s annual tournament

    Youth players from around the world will be following in the footsteps of UAE superstar Omar Abdulrahman when the Hazza bin Zayed International Football Tournament Under-17 competition begins on Thursday. Hosts Al Ain will be competing with seven other specially-invited sides from across the globe in the latest edition …

  • Tunisia anti-terror march kicks off World Social Forum
    Tunisia anti-terror march kicks off … Al Jazeera - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Activists from around the globe honour victims of museum attack last week that left 21 people, mostly tourists, dead. More »Tunisia anti-terror march kicks off …

    Tunisia anti-terror march kicks off World Social Forum

    Activists from around the globe honour victims of museum attack last week that left 21 people, mostly tourists, dead.

  • Children perform during the ceremonial reopening of the Bardo museum in Tunis
    Tunisia's Bardo museum in symbolic … Reuters - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Bardo museum held a ceremonial reopening on Tuesday a week after gunmen claiming alliance with Islamic … More »Tunisia's Bardo museum in symbolic …

    Children perform during the ceremonial reopening of the Bardo museum in Tunis

    By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Bardo museum held a ceremonial reopening on Tuesday a week after gunmen claiming alliance with Islamic State killed 20 foreign tourists in an attack aimed at wrecking the country's vital tourism industry. Tunisia is keen to show it can recover from the attack …

  • Terror cell busted in Morocco IANS - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Rabat, March 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), a branch of Morocco's domestic intelligence agency (DGST), has busted a terrorist cell that … More »Terror cell busted in Morocco

    Rabat, March 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), a branch of Morocco's domestic intelligence agency (DGST), has busted a terrorist cell that was plotting terrorist attacks undermining the security and stability of the country, the interior ministry has said in a statement. This comes in the wake …

  • A Tunisian policeman stands guard in front of the Bardo National Museum on March 23, 2015
    Tunis museum reopening delayed amid … AFP - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Tunisia's national museum on Tuesday delayed a planned reopening after last week's attack on foreign tourists due to security concerns, its head of communications … More »Tunis museum reopening delayed amid …

    A Tunisian policeman stands guard in front of the Bardo National Museum on March 23, 2015

    Tunisia's national museum on Tuesday delayed a planned reopening after last week's attack on foreign tourists due to security concerns, its head of communications Hanene Srarfi told AFP.

  • Tunisia's Bardo Museum to reopen … IANS - Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    London, March 24 (IANS) Tunisia's Bardo Museum will re-open this week after it was attacked by gunmen, killing at least 22 people, mostly European tourists, a media report … More »Tunisia's Bardo Museum to reopen …

    London, March 24 (IANS) Tunisia's Bardo Museum will re-open this week after it was attacked by gunmen, killing at least 22 people, mostly European tourists, a media report said on Tuesday. Two armed terrorists attacked the Bardo museum in the capital Tunis last Wednesday. Security forces killed the two gunmen believed …

  • Belgium to investigate Tunisia atta … IANS - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Brussels, March 23 (IANS) Belgium will launch an investigation into the circumstances behind last week's terrorist attack in Tunisia that killed 23 people, including … More »Belgium to investigate Tunisia atta …

    Brussels, March 23 (IANS) Belgium will launch an investigation into the circumstances behind last week's terrorist attack in Tunisia that killed 23 people, including 20 foreign tourists, and injured around 40, Xinhua reported citing Belgian media on Monday. The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group claimed responsibility …

  • Tunisia's premier fires six police … Reuters Middle East - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    * One officer arrested for abandoning post at Bardo * Security forces still hunting third suspect militant * International leaders expected on Sunday for march (Adds … More »Tunisia's premier fires six police …

    * One officer arrested for abandoning post at Bardo * Security forces still hunting third suspect militant * International leaders expected on Sunday for march (Adds details on reopening of museum, protest march) By Tarek Amara TUNIS, March 23 (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid fired six police commanders …

  • UPDATE 2-Tunisia's premier fires … Reuters Middle East - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    (Corrects Japanese official's title) * One officer arrested for abandoning post at Bardo * Security forces still hunting third suspect militant * International leaders … More »UPDATE 2-Tunisia's premier fires …

    (Corrects Japanese official's title) * One officer arrested for abandoning post at Bardo * Security forces still hunting third suspect militant * International leaders expected on Sunday for march By Tarek Amara TUNIS, March 23 (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid fired six police commanders on Monday, …

  • Anti-capitalist groups gather in Tunis for global forum
    Anti-capitalist groups gather in Tunis … Al Jazeera - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Delegates convene for World Social Forum to discuss alternative system to globalisation, amid shadow of museum attack. More »Anti-capitalist groups gather in Tunis …

    Anti-capitalist groups gather in Tunis for global forum

    Delegates convene for World Social Forum to discuss alternative system to globalisation, amid shadow of museum attack.

  • Tunisian police officer killed in bomb … IANS - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Tunis, March 23 (IANS) A member of the Tunisian police was killed and two others were wounded when a mine was set off by their convoy in Kef province, a mountainous region … More »Tunisian police officer killed in bomb …

    Tunis, March 23 (IANS) A member of the Tunisian police was killed and two others were wounded when a mine was set off by their convoy in Kef province, a mountainous region on the border with Algeria, where hundreds of jihadis are gathered, media reported on Monday.

  • Six Tunisia police chiefs dismissed over museum attack
    Six Tunisia police chiefs dismissed … Al Jazeera - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Police commanders in charge of tourist security and intelligence brigade sacked by prime minister over "deficiencies". More »Six Tunisia police chiefs dismissed …

    Six Tunisia police chiefs dismissed over museum attack

    Police commanders in charge of tourist security and intelligence brigade sacked by prime minister over "deficiencies".

  • Tunisia's premier fires six police … Reuters Middle East - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    TUNIS, March 23 (Reuters) - Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid fired six police commanders on Monday including those in charge of tourist security and an intelligence … More »Tunisia's premier fires six police …

    TUNIS, March 23 (Reuters) - Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid fired six police commanders on Monday including those in charge of tourist security and an intelligence brigade, after last week's attack on the capital's Bardo museum, a spokesman for his office said. Militant gunmen last week killed 20 foreign …

  • One Tunisian soldier killed, two wounded … Reuters Middle East - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    One Tunisian soldier was killed and two wounded in a landmine blast late on Sunday in a central region bordering Algeria where security forces have been fighting Islamist … More »One Tunisian soldier killed, two wounded …

    One Tunisian soldier was killed and two wounded in a landmine blast late on Sunday in a central region bordering Algeria where security forces have been fighting Islamist militants, authorities said. The army has also been trying to hunt down a small group of al Qaeda-linked fighters who use the Chaambi mountains near …

  • Tunisian soldiers use a sniffer dog as they look for landmines in the Mount Chaambi region where the Tunisian army has been tracking militants
    Soldier killed by jihadi mine in western … AFP - Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    A Tunisian soldier was killed and two others injured Sunday when their vehicle hit a landmine "planted by terrorist elements" in a mountainous western region … More »Soldier killed by jihadi mine in western …

    Tunisian soldiers use a sniffer dog as they look for landmines in the Mount Chaambi region where the Tunisian army has been tracking militants

    A Tunisian soldier was killed and two others injured Sunday when their vehicle hit a landmine "planted by terrorist elements" in a mountainous western region near the Algerian border, the defence ministry said.

 

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