Tunisian democracy in crisis after president ousts government
Tunisia faced its biggest crisis in a decade of democracy on today after President Kais Saied ousted the government and froze parliament.
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Tunisia reopens borders to tourists after halting spread of coronavirus
Some operations restarted at Tunis-Carthage airport, with flights to Rome, Geneva and Paris scheduled to depart
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May 19, 2020
Young Tunisians eat in secret despite Ramadan and lockdown
A Facebook group for Tunisians seeking to circumvent social pressures and eat during the day has attracted some 12,000 members.
May 17, 2020
Coronavirus crisis punctures Tunisia tourism rebound
La Marsa, on the outskirts of the capital Tunis, has just a smattering of locals on the beach for the time being
Mar 21, 2020
Tunisia orders lockdown, postpones loan repayments for poor
Tunisia’s president on Friday ordered a general lockdown, limiting citizens’ free movement in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Mar 19, 2020
Tunisian streets fall silent under coronavirus curfew
The only sounds at dusk on Wednesday as Tunisia’s first night of a curfew against coronavirus kept traffic from the streets were barking dogs.
Mar 18, 2020
Tunisia imposes 12-hour daily curfew to counter coronavirus
Tunisia will impose a curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting Wednesday with the army patrolling the streets.
Mar 16, 2020
Tunisia herbalists cash in on coronavirus fear
Local and imported herbal medicines are traditionally valued for warding off winter flu
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