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Tunisian parties discuss cabinet reshuffle, exit of prime minister

TUNIS Tunisia's ruling coalition is holding talks to tackle an economic crisis that could lead to a cabinet reshuffle and the exit of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, political sources said.

Bosnia declines to extradite man sought by Tunisia over 2016 killing

SARAJEVO A Bosnian court said on Thursday it had rejected a request from Tunisia to hand over a Bosnian national wanted on terrorism charges over his alleged role in the 2016 killing of a Tunisian whom Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members.

World, May 17 2018

Bosnia arrests man sought by Tunisia over 2016 assassination

SARAJEVO A Bosnian citizen sought by Tunisia on terrorism charges over his alleged role in the killing of a Tunisian who Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members, appeared in court in Sarajevo on Wednesday.

World, May 16 2018

Jews and Muslims celebrate unusual coexistence in Tunisia's Djerba

DJERBA, Tunisia Cyrine Ben Said, a Tunisian Muslim, carried candles and wrote her hopes for the future on an egg in religious ceremony at a synagogue on the southern island of Djerba.

World, May 14 2018

Independent candidates get most votes in Tunisia's municipal election

TUNIS Independent candidates in Tunisia's first free municipal election gained more votes than major parties Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes, officials said on Tuesday citing preliminary results.

World, May 08 2018

Tunisia's Ennahda claims victory in landmark local elections

TUNIS Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in the country's first free municipal elections, a key step in a democratic transition marred by economic disappointment.

World, May 06 2018

Islamist Ennahda party claims victory in Tunisian local elections

TUNIS Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in the country's first free local elections, citing vote counts observed by the party.

World, May 06 2018

Croatia arrests Bosnian over 2016 Tunisia assassination: agency

ZAGREB Croatian police have arrested a Bosnian citizen who may be extradited to Tunisia over his alleged involvement in the killing of a Tunisian in 2016 who Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members, state news agency Hina reported on Thursday.

World, May 03 2018

In Tunisia, Jews gather at Africa's oldest synagogue under tight security

DJERBA, Tunisia Under tight security at Africa's oldest synagogue, Jewish pilgrims on Wednesday staged their biggest religious ceremony in Tunisia since a 2011 revolution undermined security in the North African country.

World, Africa May 02 2018

Two killed in a plane crash near a military air base in Tunisia's Sfax: TAP

CAIRO Two military men were killed in a military plane crash on Monday evening in an area adjacent to the air base in Tunisia's Sfax state, Tunisia's state TAP news agency reported.

World, Apr 23 2018