TUNIS/ANKARA/CAIRO As Turkish drones helped drive eastern Libyan forces back from Tripoli this month, Russia was said to be reinforcing them with warplanes, raising the stakes in a stalemated civil war that has partitioned the country.
TUNIS/CAIRO, March 16 A shipment of jet fuel has
been imported into eastern Libya from the United Arab Emirates
in breach of an arms embargo and other international agreements,
Libya's NOC state oil company said on Monday.
TUNIS Tunisia's deeply fragmented parliament on Friday rejected a proposed new government in a confidence vote, meaning a complex coalition-building process will need to restart with urgent economic reforms at stake.
TUNIS Tunisia's designated prime minister Habib Jemli expects to pull together a new coalition government next week after an election in October produced a fractured parliament.
CARTHAGE, Tunisia Tunisia's prime minister-designate Habib Jemli expects to form a government next week with political independents holding most of the important portfolios, he said on Tuesday.
AZROU, Morocco Mohammed Akki left his home in Morocco's Middle Atlas mountains to seek regular work and a better life in the town of Azrou, but he still lives on the margins in a country enjoying an investment boom.
SFAX, Tunisia It only took 10 minutes for Fakher Hmidi to slip out of his house, past the cafes where unemployed men spend their days, and reach the creek through the mud flats where a small boat would ferry him to the migrant ship heading from Tunisia to Italy. | Video
TUNIS As the crowds gathered outside the ornate, colonial-era theatre in Tunis' Bourguiba Street after exit polls declared a landslide election win for Kais Saied late on Sunday, Amel Bahrini decided she had to be there.
TUNIS A retired law professor with an awkward public manner, little money, no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisia's new president.
TUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide.