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Tunisia's startups target saving water & bees to counter global warming's effects
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Tunisia: Islamic State group claims Sousse knife attackMonday's incident happened in Sousse, where 38 people, mostly Britons, were killed in a 2015 attack.
Tunisian prime minister wins confidence vote amid crisisTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) � Tunisian lawmakers approved Hichem Mechichi as the country's new prime minister after pressing him for 11 hours over how he will bring the country out of an economic and social..
Migrant arrivals to Italy soar by nearly 150 percent over the past yearMigrant arrivals to Italy increased by nearly 150 percent over the past year with an overwhelming majority arriving from Tunisia and war-riven Libya, Italy's interior ministry said on Saturday. Italy..
Tunisia president designates new prime minister amid hopes of ending political crisisTUNIS: Tunisian President Kais Saied on Saturday designated the interior minister as the new prime minister to succeed Elyes Fakhfakh, who resigned over allegations of a conflict of interest, the..
US says Russia sent more equipment to Libyan front linesTUNIS: appears to be sending more military equipment to its mercenaries in Libya, including the flashpoint city of Sirte, in breach of an arms embargo, the said on Friday. Its Africa Command said there..
Tunisia Searches for New Prime MinisterNine months after general elections, Tunisia again faces gridlock, with a fractured and bickering parliament and government in disarray, after last week's resignation of Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh...
Coronavirus: Blogger Emna Charqui given jail term over Koran-style postEmna Charqui is sentenced to six months in Tunisia for a Facebook post imitating Islam's holy book.
Libya lifts exports force majeure but says output recovery to be slowTUNIS/LONDON — Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) lifted force majeure on all oil exports on Friday as a Vitol tanker loaded at Es Sider after a half-year blockade by eastern forces, but said..
Macron: Turkey playing ‘dangerous game’ in LibyaTurkey’s attitude in Libya is “unacceptable” and can no longer be tolerated, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday in a stark condemnation of Ankara’s increasing involvement in the..
Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 61The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast this week has risen to 61, a local official said on Saturday.
Tunisia recovers 20 bodies of illegal immigrants off southeastern coastTUNIS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- The Tunisian maritime guard recovered 20 bodies of illegal African immigrants who drowned off Kerkennah Islands in...
At least 20 die as migrant boat sinks off TunisiaAt least 20 African migrants died when a boat carrying more than 50 people sank off Tunisia, an official said on Tuesday.
U.N. says Libya sides agree to truce talksTUNIS (Reuters) - Libya's warring parties have agreed to restart ceasefire talks, the United Nations mission to the country said late on Monday after weeks of intense fighting near the capital Tripoli..
Tunisia to open sea, air and land borders on June 27Tunisia will open its sea, land and air borders on June 27, authorities said on Monday, in hopes of rescuing its tourism industry as the coronavirus pandemic comes under control.
U.S. considers sending 'training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensionsThe United States said it is considering deploying a Security Force Assistance Brigade in Tunisia for training, as part of its assistance program with the North Africa country, amid concern over..
U.S. eyes use of security brigade in Tunisia amid Russia concernsThe United States is looking to use one of its Security Force Assistance Brigades in Tunisia, its military said on Friday, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.
U.S. looking to use Security Force Assistance Brigade in TunisiaThe United States is looking to use one of its Security Force Assistance Brigades in Tunisia, the United States Africa Command said on Friday, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.
Tunisia relaxes curfew with virus outbreak slowingTunisia has announced a reduction of its nightly curfew hours, state media reported on Wednesday, after three consecutive days without recording any new coronavirus cases and as the government relaxes..
Tunisia relaxes coronavirus curfew hoursTunisia will reduce the hours of its nightly curfew imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus from Wednesday, state news agency TAP reported citing President Kais Saied.
Tunisia reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since early MarchTunisia recorded zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since early March, health authorities said on Monday, as the government will further relax restrictions on movement and businesses.
US Objects to UN Resolution on Coronavirus in Dispute With ChinaThe United States on Friday objected to a proposed U.N. resolution on the coronavirus pandemic after diplomats said it had agreed to compromise language with China that didn’t directly mention the..
Turkey and Italy say shells hit near their Libyan embassiesTUNIS: Shells landed near the Turkish and Italian embassies in central Tripoli late on Thursday, they said, in an apparent expansion of bombardment by eastern-based forces to a central district of the..
Tunisia allows Turkish medical aid plane to land for LibyansTunisia allowed a Turkish plane to land at its southern airport of Zarzis to deliver medical aid to Libyans at the Ras Jedir border crossing, the presidency said on Friday.
Tunisian referee hands out red cards for social distancing evadersHow do you convince strangers on the street to social distance? This 19-year-old referee in Tunisia has a clever solution.
Hundreds of Tunisians stranded in Libya reach frontier postHundreds of Tunisians who were stranded in Libya after the borders were closed over the coronavirus crisis reached a Tunisian frontier post on Monday, Tunisia's Interior Ministry said.
Tunisia president extends coronavirus lockdown: statementTunisia's president extended on Friday a coronavirus lockdown, with the government to announce later the extension period, a presidency statement said.
Tunisia seeks donations to fund coronavirus facilitiesTunisia on Tuesday asked for donations to fund 250 intensive care beds to be placed in a sports hall in the capital as it tries to ramp up medical facilities in response to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Tunisia deploys police robot on lockdown patrolIt quizzes people outside suspected of flouting the North African nation's coronavirus restrictions.
Tunisia releases 1,420 prisoners over coronavirusTunisia's President Kais Saied on Tuesday ordered the release on 1,420 prisoners in an amnesty to combat the spread of the coronavirus in prisons, a presidency statement said.
Tunisia coronavirus cases jump by around 50%Tunisia has confirmed 59 new cases of the coronavirus, Health Minister Abdelatif el-Mekki said in a televised news conference on Wednesday, taking the total number to 173.
Tunisia orders army into streets to enforce coronavirus lockdownTunisia's President Kais Saied on Monday ordered the army to deploy in the streets to force people to respect a lockdown imposed to halt the spread of coronavirus, the office of the presidency said in..
Tunisia allocates $850 million to combat effects of coronavirusTunisia is allocating 2.5 billion dinars ($850 million) to combat the economic and social effects of the coronavirus health crisis, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Saturday.
Tunisian streets fall silent under coronavirus curfewThe only sounds at dusk on Wednesday as Tunisia's first night of a curfew against coronavirus kept traffic from the streets were barking dogs and, faintly in the wind above the scent of orange blossom,..
Tunisian police break up ram fight that broke coronavirus crowd rulesTunisian police used tear gas to disperse dozens of youths at a traditional ram fight on Tuesday because it broke coronavirus rules against crowds, the local Mosaique FM radio reported.
Tunisia imposes 12-hour daily curfew to counter coronavirusTunisia will impose a curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting Wednesday with the army patrolling the streets, Tunisia's president said on Tuesday, tightening the measures to counter the spread of the..
Tunisia suspends all international flights, closes its land borders - PMTunisia will suspend international flights and close its land border in an effort to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Monday.
Tunisian land border with Libya closed: ministerTunisia's land border with Libya has been closed due to the coronavirus, Transport Minister Anouar Maarouf said on Monday.
Tunisia asks citizens for donations to help tackle coronavirusTunisia has created a voluntary fund dedicated to fighting the coronavirus outbreak and reducing its economic repercussions, the North African country's Ministry of Finance said Sunday.
Tunisian beach resorts face up to coronavirus blightAmmar Jouini had been optimistic about this year, hoping that after Tunisia's tourism sector finally recovered from years of pain caused by militant attacks in 2015, his souvenir business might also be..
Tunisia suspends Italy flightsTunisia will suspend all flights and shipping to Italy except to Rome and bring forward a scheduled school holiday to Thursday from next Monday, the health minister said on Monday.
Africa Readies for New Virus as Cases Confirmed on ContinentThe Associated Press Across Africa, steps are being taken to prepare for — and to reduce the effects of — the spread of the new coronavirus. Testing laboratories are being supplied, quarantine and..
Blast outside U.S. Embassy in Tunisia kills policemanTwo militants on a motorbike blew themselves up outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia on Friday, killing a policeman and wounding several in the North African country's most serious attack in months.
Report: Explosion near US Embassy in Tunisia wounds 5 policeTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian media are reporting that a suicide bomber on a motorcycle has set...
Five wounded in suicide blast near U.S. embassy in Tunis: local radioAn attack near the U.S. embassy in Tunisia on Friday was carried out by a man on a motorike who blew himself up and wounded five police, local radio reported.
Tunisia suspends northern Italy ferry services over coronavirusTunisia will suspend passenger ferry services to northern Italy and take other measures in response to the spreading coronavirus, Health Minister Abdelatif el-Mekki said on Wednesday.
Tunisia confirms first coronavirus case: health ministerTunisia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, the health minister said on Monday at a news conference.