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Tunisia: Country in Northern Africa
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.

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Man gets life in prison for stabbing policeman at Michigan airport

A Tunisian man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan, a decision a federal judge said was made easier by the defendant's defiant..
Reuters - Published

Struggle over leadership deepens division in Tunisia president's party

Tunisia's ruling party Nidaa Tounes on Saturday elected two leaders, one of them the president's son, in two parallel congresses, deepening the division that has hit the party in recent years.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Tunisia

Libya crisis: Tunisia 'disarms' French nationals trying to cross border [Video]Libya crisis: Tunisia 'disarms' French nationals trying to cross border

France supports the unrecognised government in Tripoli but also maintained ties with the other government led by Haftar.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published

Tunisia detains armed European diplomats en route from Libya [Video]Tunisia detains armed European diplomats en route from Libya

Tunisia detains armed European diplomats en route from Libya

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:49Published

After Coup, Sudan Faces Fragile Transition to Democracy [Video]After Coup, Sudan Faces Fragile Transition to Democracy

While ousting a 30-year autocrat is a major step, Sudan now has to successfully transition to a democracy instead of another dictatorship.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Libya fighting: Tunisians fear more deaths on coast [Video]Libya fighting: Tunisians fear more deaths on coast

As the conflict intensifies in Libya, Tunisia faces challenges dealing with an increasing number of displaced migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean and ending up on its shores.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published

Libyans flee Tripoli fighting to Tunisia [Video]Libyans flee Tripoli fighting to Tunisia

While many Libyans are trapped because of the fighting around Tripoli, others are crossing the border into Tunisia to seek safety.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:55Published

UN: Libya militias in Tripoli profiting from human trafficking [Video]UN: Libya militias in Tripoli profiting from human trafficking

As fighting over Libya's capital rages, armed groups are making a windfall from many African migrants trying to reach Europe through Tunisia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published

Analysis: Will Arab League summit push for Palestinian state? [Video]Analysis: Will Arab League summit push for Palestinian state?

Leaders at the Arab League summit in Tunisia were making a new, unified push for the creation of a Palestinian state.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 07:21Published

U.N. Chief Wants Democratic Transition In Algeria [Video]U.N. Chief Wants Democratic Transition In Algeria

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,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Qatar Emir Abruptly Leaves Arab League Summit In Tunisia [Video]Qatar Emir Abruptly Leaves Arab League Summit In Tunisia

According to Reuters, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Sunday left a summit of Arab leaders in Tunis. The summit had gathered the rulers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar for the first time..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Libya Quartet meets in Tunis to reconcile warring factions [Video]Libya Quartet meets in Tunis to reconcile warring factions

The so-called Libya Quartet hopes to end the years-long conflict in the African nation.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:00Published

Tunisia probes death of 11 babies, health minister resigns [Video]Tunisia probes death of 11 babies, health minister resigns

Preliminary findings revealed that the deaths were 'likely caused by septic shock resulting from blood infections'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published

Ghost workers sap Tunisia's phosphate wealth [Video]Ghost workers sap Tunisia's phosphate wealth

To reduce unemployment, Tunisia's state phosphate firm CPG has hired thousands since 2011 but the company has since lost its spot as the country's top exporter and many of the workers on its payroll do..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

What is Tunisia’s ‘cultural cave’ and how is it helping local artists? [Video]What is Tunisia’s ‘cultural cave’ and how is it helping local artists?

A natural cave filled with modern paintings and artwork installations is amongst Tunisia’s hidden cultural treasures.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:31Published

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand [Video]Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

In the cradle of Libya's revolution residents are tired after three years of street fighting that's flattened whole districts and left Benghazi cut off from the west. Emily Wither reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

 
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