Tunisia

Tunisia goalkeeper Hassen out of World Cup

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen's World Cup is over after just 16 minutes of action due to an injured shoulder suffered in Monday's 2-1 loss to England, team officials said.

August 23, 2018
August 23, 2018

5 dead as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

Tunisia’s coast guard says it recovered the bodies of five migrants whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa.

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Tunisia goalkeeper Hassen out of World Cup

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen's World Cup is over after just 16 minutes of action due to an injured shoulder suffered in Monday's 2-1 loss to England, team officials said.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

Kane breaks Tunisian hearts

A stoppage-time header from two-goal Harry Kane gives England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday.

June 3, 2018
June 3, 2018

35 migrants dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

At least 35 migrants are killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s southern coast and 67 others are rescued by the coast guard, the Defence Ministry says.

April 9, 2017
April 9, 2017

Tunisia sack Kasperczak

Tunisia, aiming to qualify for their first World Cup finals since 2006, have sacked their coach Henryk Kasperczak, the country's football federation announced on Saturday.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Islamists and secularists adjust to work together

It is encouraging to watch how Rachid Ghannouchi and Nahdha, the largest and most popular Islamic political party in Tunisia which is now widely expected to come to power again in the next election...

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

28 jihadists killed in Tunisia after Libya attack

Tunisian forces kill 28 jihadists who attacked police and army posts near the Libyan border in a new spillover of violence that also saw four civilians killed.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declares a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

David Cameron hold talks with French President

David Cameron is holding talks in Paris with French President Francois Hollande on co-operation in the fight against so-called Islamic State.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

UN unites against Islamic State

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to "redouble" action against Islamic State, following last week's deadly attacks in Paris. The French-drafted document urges UN members to "take all necessary measures" in the fight against IS.