Tag: Sidi Bouzid

AfDB lends Tunisia €104m to implement road modernization project

December 22, 2021

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has approved the allocation of €104 million to Tunisia for the implementation of the 2nd phase of the Road Infrastructure ... Read More

Tunisia: Two terrorists blow themselves up amid confrontation with security forces

January 4, 2019

Two terrorists Thursday killed themselves by letting go off their subside-belts as security forces launched an assault on their hideout in the central region of ... Read More

Tunisia: Terror Cell with Links in Algeria & Libya Busted

December 23, 2016

The Tunisian Interior Ministry Thursday announced it dismantled a five-member terror cell in contact with jihadists in neighboring Libya and Algeria. The cell according to ... Read More

Tunisia: High Ranking Security Officials Suspected for Forging Fake Passports for Terrorists

March 25, 2016

Several Tunisian security officials have been suspected of helping terrorists acquire Tunisian passports and national identity cards. Some terrorists nabbed by Tunisian security forces reportedly ... Read More

Tunisia: night-time curfew lifted

February 4, 2016

The ministry of interior Thursday announced end of the nationwide curfew imposed in the wake of the social riots which rocked the country over the ... Read More

Tunisia: 3,000 police agents protest for better work conditions

January 26, 2016

Around 3,000 law enforcement agents marched towards the presidential palace Carthage Monday to claim better work conditions and risk premiums while social riots across the ... Read More

Tunisia: Head of state Television sacked for “wrong covering of terrorism”

November 16, 2015

The Head and the editor-in-chief of Tunisian state television have been sacked after the network broadcast the decapitated head of a Tunisian teenage shepherd slain ... Read More

Tunisia: Two soldiers killed in shoot-out with Jihadists

October 13, 2015

The Tunisian Ministry of Defense announced Monday two of its soldiers have been killed and four wounded in a clash with Jihadists near the Algerian ... Read More

Tunisia: Discontented revolutionary families forced Essebsi to leave ceremony

January 15, 2015

Beji Caid Essebsi first challenge as President emerged on 14th February during celebrations marking the fourth anniversary of the Tunisian revolution. Members of disgruntled families ... Read More

Freedom of Expression in Post–Revolution Tunisia, Gains and Pitfalls

December 11, 2012

In a brief conversation with a taxi driver who was taking me from Cartage international airport to down town Medina, I noticed glimpses of optimism ... Read More