Around six members of Tunisia’s security forces were killed

No less than six killed as police unit in the region of Jendouba was ambushed during a regular patrol A few militants operate in remote areas close to the border with Algeria BY: Middle East Affairs TUNIS: On Sunday, around six members of Tunisia's security forces were killed in a “terrorist

Tunisia coast guard rescues 48 migrants from sinking boat

TUNIS: Tunisia’s coast guard has rescued 48 Tunisian migrants whose boat began sinking as they tried to reach Italy by sea, the interior ministry said Saturday. A patrol spotted the vessel on Friday night off Jebeniana, 210 kilometers (130 miles) south of Tunis. The nine-meter (30-foot) craft “was sinking after taking on

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

TUNIS: Tunisia said Monday more than 930 people have been arrested since social unrest erupted a week ago, fueled by unemployment, corruption and austerity measures in the 2018 budget. “A total of 937 people are in custody” after acts of violence, theft or vandalism, interior ministry spokesman Khlifa Chibani told AFP. On