Tunisia

Libyan kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand Islamists' release

TUNIS - Libyan militants who kidnapped a Tunisian diplomat in Tripoli on Thursday have demanded the release of Islamist fighters detained in Tunisia, its foreign minister said.

Tunisian soldier killed in landmine explosion near Algeria border

TUNIS - A Tunisian soldier was killed and another wounded in a landmine explosion near the Algerian border on Friday as security forces fought with suspected Islamist militants, the army said.

18 Apr 2014

Gunmen kidnap Tunisian diplomat in Libya

TRIPOLI/TUNIS - A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped on Thursday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Libya's foreign ministry said, two days after gunmen seized Jordan's ambassador.

World, Libya, 17 Apr 2014

Gunmen kidnap Tunisian diplomat in Libya

TRIPOLI - A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped on Thursday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Libya's foreign ministry said, two days after gunmen seized Jordan's ambassador.

World, Libya 17 Apr 2014

Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI - A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped on Thursday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Libya's foreign ministry said, days after gunmen seized Jordan's ambassador.

World, Libya 17 Apr 2014

Egypt to announce steps on subsidy reform before next month's election: minister

TUNIS - Egypt will announce major steps towards subsidy reform ahead of next month's presidential election, the country's minister of planning said on Wednesday.

World, Egypt 09 Apr 2014

Tunisia lawmakers start debate on key step in democratic transition

TUNIS - Tunisian Islamist and secular parties have begun a parliamentary debate on an election law, the final step before setting a ballot date to complete a transition to democracy in the country that lit the fuse of Arab popular uprisings.

World, 08 Apr 2014

Tunisia arrests Islamist militants after bomb mishap

TUNIS - Tunisian police have arrested a group of Islamist militants who accidentally exploded a bomb they were manufacturing as part of a planned attack on the country's commercial city of Sfax, the government said on Sunday.

World, 06 Apr 2014

Tunisia treads path to political stability but still faces tests

TUNIS - Three years after its uprising that inspired the Arab Spring revolutions, Tunisia is on its way to political stability with a new constitution and the promise of elections later this year.

World, 06 Apr 2014

Tunisia sees elections in 2014, despite delays

TUNIS - Tunisia's presidential and parliamentary elections will go ahead as planned later this year despite delays in approving a new election law, authorities said on Wednesday.

World, 26 Mar 2014