Alessandra Bajec is a freelance journalist based in Tunis. Her eyes and ears are on the Middle East and North Africa.
In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, people are living through double isolation amid a one-month state of emergency.
The uprising has opened a new-found space for women in Lebanon’s traditionally conservative second city as they lead their own fight for change.
Since Lebanon’s uprising began, DJ Madi K has livened up the protest movement in Tripoli through his music, showing the world another face of the northern Lebanese city.
The country is entering the second week of an uprising over inadequate public services, endemic corruption and painful austerity measures, despite the government's adoption of an emergency reform plan.
Tunisia will pay a heavy price for the closure of UK travel giant as its tourism industry continues to recover from the twin terror attacks in 2015.
Tunisians cast votes in a highly competitive presidential election to punish the political elite amid widespread discontent at economic hardship eight years into the 2011 revolution.
As the election campaign gains momentum, the country's media tycoon Nabil Karoui remains imprisoned in a highly politicised case, raising questions about the judiciary's non-interference in court cases.
A large mix of candidates is getting ready to run for Tunisia’s presidency in what is set to be a highly competitive and unpredictable ballot, the second democratic presidential poll after the first historic elections in 2014.
With funding cutbacks and the closure of welcome centres, asylum seekers are left living on the streets, caught in limbo and unlikely to resolve their situation any time soon.
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.
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