Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui: arrested on money-laundering charges on August 23rd, but the electoral commission has allowed him to compete in the September 15th poll. Photograph: Fethi Belaid

Campaigning ended on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pitting more than two dozen candidates against e(...)

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty

Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country’s transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has (...)

Tunisian women hold up saws and signs showing pictures of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with a caption below reading in Arabic “no welcome, Tunisians against the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince to Tunisia”, during an anti-Saudi Crown Prince protest  in the capital, Tunis on November 27th Photograph:  Fethi Belaid/ AFP/Getty

The heir to the Saudi throne, Mohammed bin Salman, arrived in Tunisia on Tuesday on his tour of “brother” Arab countries before he braves western, Tur(...)

Mohsen Marzouk, secretary general of president Beji Caid Essebsi’s ruling party Nidaa Tounes. He said on Wednesday he plans to break away and form a new political movement

Sixteen Tunisian lawmakers from president Beji Caid Essebsi’s Nidaa Tounes party resigned yesterday over a dispute involving his son in a move that ma(...)

Mounted police   at Sousse. Britain has cited a continued high risk of militant attack in Tunisia. Photograph: AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar

Tunisia has extended its state of emergency for two more months, the presidency said on Friday, in a security crackdown launched after an Islamist mi(...)

Dublin artist and tourist Caraiosa Mehigan (right, dark clothing) praying with an unnamed English tourist at a memorial plaque on Sousse beach, Tunisia, after Friday’s one-minute silence. Photograph: Chris Stephen

If they were soldiers, the heroics of Tunisian beach staff in braving bullets to save tourist lives at the Sousse massacre would have earned them meda(...)

A photo taken on June 28th shows the house of Seifeddine Rezgui, the assailant behind the beachside massacre at Riu Imperial Marhaba on the outskirts of Sousse, in the town of Gaafour near Siliana, northwest of Tunis. Photograph: Fawsi Dridi/AFP/Getty Images

The mother of the Tunisian beach gunman has revealed her son once refused to kill a mouse because he “couldn’t kill anything”. Radhia Manai (49) said (...)

Tunisia’s culture minister Latifa Lakhdar: “The jihadist idea that religion should rule politics is a model that never existed.” Photograph: Anis Mili/Reuters

Tunisia’s culture minister Latifa Lakhdar followed the two-hour siege of the Bardo Museum in Tunis – in which 20 foreign tourists and a policeman were(...)

 A handout photograph from the  Tunsian Interior Ministry  showing gunmen walking through the Bardo museum, in Tunis  during the attack that killed 25 people including 20 foreign tourists. Photograph: EPA

Tunisian authorities said they are searching for a third attacker who they believe took part in the deadly Bardo Museum attack in which 23 people, mos(...)

Roses  on bloodstains in front of the National Bardo Museum in Tunis. Photograph: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images

Islamic State yesterday claimed responsibility for the murder of 20 foreign tourists and a policeman at the Bardo museum in Tunis on Wednesday.“We tel(...)

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