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Exercise Phoenix Express 2022 begins in Tunisia

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Tunisia’s Defence Minister Imed Memmiche has kicked off Exercise Phoenix Express 2022, the 17th iteration of the North African maritime exercise that is taking...

More Caravans for Tunisian Air Force

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Tunisia’s Air Force will be receiving four Grand Caravans for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions, up from the two airframes initially contracted. Textron Aviation...

USS The Sullivans conducts interoperability exercise with Tunisian Navy

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The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and Tunisian Navy offshore patrol vessels TNS Jugurtha (P610) and TNS Carthage...

Tunisian police say they shot, wounded extremist trying to attack them

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Tunisian police on Friday shot and wounded an extremist who sought to attack them with a knife and cleaver in the capital, authorities said. The...

Tunisia navy rescues 487 migrants from overloaded boat

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The Tunisian navy rescued 487 migrants on Friday from an overloaded boat that ran into difficulty in rough seas in the Mediterranean as they...

Tunisian reform timetables coming

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Tunisian President Kais Saied is was working non-stop on a timetable for reforms to defuse growing criticism at home and abroad since he dismissed...

Tunisian helicopters operational in Central African Republic

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The Tunisian Air Force’s three AB205A helicopters with the United Nations Minusca mission are now fully operational in the Central African Republic (CAR). The three...

Tunisia commits to union deals

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Tunisian employment minister Nassreddine Nsibi said government is committed to implementing deals it reaches with the country's powerful UGTT union, such as on the...

Protesters set fire to police station in southern Tunisia

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Tunisian protesters angered by an authority's decision to reopen a controlled landfill in the southern town of Agareb set fire to a police station...

Tunisian protesters teargassed

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Tunisian police fired tear gas at protesters who refused an authority's decision to reopen a controlled landfill in the southern town Agareb, a first...

Tunisia finds tunnel near French envoy’s residence; anti-terrorism forces investigating

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Tunisia has discovered a tunnel near the French ambassador’s residence from a house frequented by a known extremist, and anti-terrorism forces are investigating, the...

Tunisia getting Cessna Caravans for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance

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The Tunisian military will next year receive from the United States two Cessna Caravan aircraft configured for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. News of...

Thousands protest against Tunisia leader with government awaited

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Thousands of Tunisians protested against President Kais Saied's seizure of almost total power protested in the capital on Sunday as the growing numbers taking...

Tunisia closes unlicensed TV station critical of president

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Tunisia's independent media regulator said on Wednesday it had closed an unlicensed television station that has been strongly critical of President Kais Saied since...

Military helicopter crashes in Tunisia, killing 3 soldiers

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A military helicopter crashed in Gabes, in south-eastern Tunisia, killing three soldiers, state media said on Tuesday. The incident happened during a military exercise at...

Tunisian president says 1.8 million people protested for him on Sunday

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Tunisia's President Kais Saied said on Monday that 1.8 million people had come onto the streets on Sunday during rallies in support of him...

Thousands rally for Tunisian president urging change to political system

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Thousands of supporters of Tunisian President Kais Saied rallied in the capital and other cities on Sunday to back his suspension of parliament and...

Tunisia arrests lawmaker and TV presenter who called president a traitor

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Tunisian police on Sunday arrested a member of parliament and a television presenter who have been prominent critics of President Kais Saied since his...

Africom Commander concludes visit to Libya, Algeria, Tunisia

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, haswrapped up a two-day visit to Libya, Algeria, and Tunisia as part of an African...

Tunisian leader names new PM with little experience at crisis moment

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President Kais Saied named a geologist with little government experience as Tunisia's first woman prime minister on Wednesday amid a crisis following his seizure...

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