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Tunisian officers stabbed near synagogue; suspect arrested

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A man with a knife attacked police officers stationed near a synagogue in Tunisia's capital, injuring one in the shoulder and another on the hand, authorities said Friday. ...

Public workers strike in Tunisia, signaling national crisis

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A nationwide public sector strike in Tunisia is poised to paralyze land and air transportation and other vital activities Thursday with the North African nation already in the mi...

Tunisia's president sacks dozens of judges, strengthens grip

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s President Kaïs Saied dismissed 57 judges, accusing them of “obstructing the functioning of justice” as he strengthened his grip on the judiciary. Last...

Tunisian court bans travel for Islamist party chief, others

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A court in Tunisia has issued a travel ban on 34 people, including the head of the moderate Islamist Ennahdha party, all suspected of involvement in an alleged parallel security ...

IOM: Up to 600 missing at sea in 3 months in Central Med

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says up to 600 people attempting to reach Europe by sea from Tunisia and Libya have gone missing during the first three months of 202...

Dozens of Europe-bound migrants missing off Tunisia's coast

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Rescue teams searched Wednesday for dozens of people reported missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Europe capsized off Tunisia's coast. The Int...

Tunisia: Sunken tanker contained no fuel, government says

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A commercial tanker that sank off the Tunisian coast and and was believed to be holding 750 tons of diesel fuel in fact held no fuel at all, according to Tunisian naval officials...

Oil tanker runs aground off Tunisian coast

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A commercial oil tanker carrying more than 750 tons of diesel ran aground overnight from Friday to Saturday in the Gulf of Gabès in southeastern Tunisia. Accord...

Tunisia's leader dissolves parliament after rogue session

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s president dissolved parliament Wednesday in the latest blow to the North African country’s young democracy. President Kais Saied announced the decisio...

Tunisia fires coach Kebaier after African Cup exit

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Tunisian Football Federation fired national team coach Mondher Kebaier on Sunday following a quarterfinal exit at the African Cup of Nations. He was replace...

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast; 4 dead, 7 missing

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Four people died after a boat carrying Europe-bound migrants on the Mediterranean Sea sank off Tunisia's coast, the Tunisian Defense Ministry said Friday. Defe...

Critics abound as Tunisia demands mandatory vaccination pass

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — COVID-19 vaccination passes became obligatory for Tunisians on Wednesday, who now must have proof of two vaccine doses to enter public spaces and to keep working at state institu...

Tunisia records its first case of the omicron variant

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia recorded its first case of the omicron variant Sunday after health authorities in the North African country said a man traveling in from Turkey tested positive. ...

Tunisia closes 3 opposition broadcasters in license dispute

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s independent media regulator says it has shut down three broadcasters that were critical of the country’s president, who dissolved parliament and seized sweeping powers ...

Tunisia protest shows rift over president's seizure of power

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Several thousand demonstrators gathered in central Tunis on Sunday to protest President Kaïs Saied’s recent consolidation of power, which his critics have called a “coup." ...