Tunisia, officially the Republic of Tunisia,
is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, covering 163,610 square kilometres. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia's population was 11.435 million in 2017. Tunisia's name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast.
This year's annual pilgrimage to the Ghriba synagogue on the island of Djerba off the coast of Tunisia, where Jews ask a saint to grant wishes, coincides with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for the.. France 24 - Published
United Nations diplomat and arms expert Moncef Kartas, a German-Tunisian who was jailed nearly two months ago in Tunisia on suspicion of espionage, has returned to his home in Berlin, Germany’s DW.. WorldNews - Published
According to Reuters, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that he welcomed efforts towards a peaceful and democratic transition in Algeria. Addressing an Arab League summit in Tunis,..
A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said. Reuters - Published
The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian anti-terrorism unit. Reuters - Published