The protesters have made no clear demands in demonstrations, which authorities described as riots, held in some 10 cities around the country.
On the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring, TRT World spoke with Gilbert Achcar, who has written extensively on the politics of the Middle East, to make sense of what transpired and what comes next.
At least 20 people have drowned in waters off Tunisia’s Sfax after a migrant boat capsized, with another 20 still missing.
Tunisia’s Foreign Ministry has rejected a New York Times report that said the country was planning to normalise ties with Israel, following in the footsteps of the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco.
The cradle of the ‘Arab Spring’, Tunisia’s 2011 Jasmine revolution secured a hard-fought democratic transition. However, unemployment rates remain high and frustration lingers as economic progress has yet to materialise.
Ten years after Mohammed Bouaziz set himself on fire in protest in the town of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisians are questioning whether “something went wrong” with the “Arab uprising”.
For over a decade, doctors have been testing whether the cheap, all-in-one combo pills could help prevent heart and cardiovascular disease and death.
Participants at the talks in Tunisia "agreed that national elections should take place on 24 December 2021," acting UN envoy Stephanie Williams said.
Participants in Tunisia talks agree on a roadmap to elections that outlines steps to unite Libya's institutions, says UN envoy to Libya Stephanie Williams.
Rival Libyan factions meet for UN-led talks aimed at bringing lasting peace to their war-torn North African country and preparing for elections.
The decision comes after High Council of State, UN Support Mission urged Fayez al Sarraj to postpone his decision.
Attackers with knives killed a Tunisian National Guard officer and wounded another before three assailants were shot dead.
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