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140 migrants rescued off Tunisian coast

The Tunisian navy rescued 98 Tunisians fleeing to Europe when their boat started to sink off Kerkenah on the southeast coast late on Saturday, the national guard said.

Tunisia to mediate in Libya crisis

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar visited neighbouring Tunisia on Monday for talks with President Beji Caid Essebsi, who offered to act as a mediator between rival Libyan factions.

Tunisian women can now marry non-Muslims

Tunisia has scrapped an old law that prevents women from marrying non-Muslims after the government said on Thursday that woman can now marry who ever they want including non-Muslims.

Tunisia: Fishermen prevent ship from docking

Tunisian fishermen have prevented a ship carrying European far-right activists from docking, dealing a blow to their mission to disrupt the flow of migrant boats from Africa to Europe.

Britain relaxes travel warning against Tunisia

Britain on Wednesday lifted its warning against "all but essential travel" to Tunisia, two years after a shooting spree by a jihadist attacker at a beach hotel in which 30 British tourists were killed. "This update reflects our latest…

Tunisia women want to be virgins again

In Tunisia, young women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading to a growing trade in hymen reconstruction surgery. Yasmine (not her real name) looks nervous. She's biting her nails and checks her mobile phone constantly. "I…