MENZEL TAMIME, Tunisia, July 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
- R acking up debts and running out of options, Tunisian
seamstress Najeh is pinning her hopes on her employer's promise
to pay four months of overdue wages in August.
TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Usually during the holy month of Ramadan, when Tunisians break their fast every evening, the streets of Tunis fill with cars and taxis as people go out to catch up with family and friends.
JEMNA, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As revolution swept Tunisia 10 years ago, the people of Jemna saw their chance to settle a colonial-era score - seizing a 185-hectare (460-acre) date plantation just outside the oasis town.
TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tunisian court has allowed an 81-year-old man to remove a word that marked him out as descended from slaves from his name, in the country's first ruling of its kind, his lawyer said.
TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was the first day that the whole of the Tunis medina was open for business after nearly three months of lockdown, but market vendor Abdelaziz Talbi wasn't working. He had nothing to sell.
GABES, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Tunisia's streets emptied and shops shuttered after the 6pm national curfew to stem the novel coronavirus outbreak, a clandestine group headed to the forest.
TUNIS, March 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When a
bulldozer razed the domed, century-old zawiya to the ground,
turning the oldest Sufi place of study and worship in the Libyan
coastal city of Sirte into a pile of rubble, Oussama Ali Bin
Hamel was not shocked.
TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ali Boukkaa remembers when his cafe was the only one in the marketplace for traditional chechiya hats in the Tunis medina - a small, green wooden cabin catering to some 400 hat makers, their apprentices and customers.
KEBILI, Tunisia, Dec 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One
way to wish someone a pleasant start to the day in Tunisia is:
“May your morning (start) with milk and deglet dates”.
TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tunisian politician accused of sexual harassment gained legal immunity on Wednesday when he was sworn in as a new member of the national parliament, in a setback for the country's burgeoning #MeToo movement.