Tunisia News


Saturday, 10-25-14, 7:3527 Candidates to Run for Presidency[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The official number of candidates for the presidential election is 27 candidates after the expiry of the deadlines for appeals to the Administrative Court, President of the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE) Chafik Sarsar announced on Friday. read more...
Saturday, 10-25-14, 7:04'Terrorists' Hide-Out Raided[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The intervention of security forces in Chebbaou, delegation of Oued Ellil ended successfully after 28 hours of negotiations but also of firefight with the terrorist group holed up in a house, Interior Ministry's spokesman Mohamed Ali Laroui said Friday. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 10:09Tunisia On High Alert Ahead of Election[Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisian security forces, working alongside the army, plan to mobilise all of their resources to secure election day, Interior Ministry Spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui told Magharebia. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 10:09Tunisians Look to Better Future[Magharebia]Tunis -Just days before they vote for a new parliament, Tunisians have high expectations that this election will be a turning point, both on the political and social levels. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 17:06Algeria-Tunisia - Building Public Works and Hydraulics, Attractive Industries for Partnership[Algerie Presse Service]Oran -The industries of construction, public works and hydraulics (BTPH) are "attractive niche of Algerian-Tunisian partnership," said Wednesday in Oran, the director of economic and commercial mission at Tunisia embassy in Algeria (Tunisia export Algiers). read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 10:47Tunisia Holds Election Dry Run[Magharebia]Tunis -To prepare for all surprises on the real election day, Tunisia held a test vote last Saturday (October 18th). read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 5:57Interior Minister Denies Any Border Closure On Polling Day[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Minister of the Interior Lotfi Ben Jeddou denied any border closure with Algeria on polling day or the day before, pointing, however, to a security reinforcement on the borders and increased vigilance on the part of Algerian Gendarmerie and Army on the Tunisian border. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 14:29Alarming Threats Ahead of Polls[ICG]Tunis/Brussels -The growing link between cartels and armed jihadi militants along Tunisia's borders with Algeria and Libya, combined with heightened ideological polarisation, could form an explosive mix ahead of Tunisia's legislative and presidential elections. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:44Instability Threatens Polls[ICG]Since the December 2010-January 2011 uprising, Tunisia has successfully overcome successive political crises, yet seems less able to absorb the impact of major jihadi attacks. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 11:27Tunisia Invited to Arab-Russian Co-Operation Forum in Khartoum[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia, on Tuesday, received an invitation from Russia to participate in the 2nd Arab-Russian Co-operation Forum scheduled for December 3 in Khartoum. read more...


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