Alessandra Bajec is a freelance journalist based in Tunis. Her eyes and ears are on the Middle East and North Africa.
While the leader of the UN-backed government, Fayez al Sarraj, has failed to rally support from the EU states, Europe’s divided stance on Khalifa Haftar's military operation hinders any attempt to stop the ongoing war in Libya.
A former fisherman in Tunisia's coastal town of Zarzis has been burying migrants who die in the Mediterranean while searching for a better life in Europe. A one-man mission to give rest to the hundreds of people forgotten at sea.
Fishermen in the Tunisian town of Zarzis have been frontline actors in saving migrant lives at sea even though their humanitarian assistance is increasingly being compromised by hostile European migration policies.
In the wake of the recent Tunis terror attack, a group of artists performed before a young audience in the capital city, encouraging them to reject the 'the culture of death' and embrace 'the culture of life.'
Seven years into the Jasmine Revolution, there are no answers as to what happened to the hundreds of Tunisians who disappeared after illegally crossing into Italy.
North Africa continues to struggle with racism. Are laws enough to turn the tide?
Tunisia and Libya are heavily dependent on informal cross-border trade, but recent curbs from the Libyan side triggered weeks of instability and chaos. TRT World visits the border town.
The plight of refugees under Italy's right wing government is only getting worse.
Seven years after a popular uprising raised hopes of social transformation, young graduates in Kasserine are holding protests on a daily basis because they cannot find jobs.
The French initiative to push for elections in Libya without extracting concessions and assurances from rival factions could be a disaster in the making for both Libya and Europe.
The Shepherd Festival at Mount Semmama, near the Tunisian-Algerian border, brings a message of peace and resistance in an area often only known as a hideout for terror groups.
Long awaited municipal elections in Tunisia were marred by low turnout and high abstention rates reflecting pathy and widespread discontent at the slow pace of change seven years after the revolution.
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