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Arab Spring comes later in Sudan and Algeria

16 Apr 2019

DUBAI/TUNIS The armed forces of Algeria and Sudan, which pushed out the long-serving rulers of those countries after mass protests, are following a script that has failed millions of Arabs since the 2011 uprisings. | Video

Struggle over leadership deepens division in Tunisia president's party

14 Apr 2019

TUNIS 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.

Tunisia president Essebsi says he does not want to run for a second term

06 Apr 2019

TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said on Saturday he did not want to run for a second term in presidential elections expected this year, despite his party's calls for the 93-year-old to stand.

Hundreds of thousands march against Algeria's Bouteflika

29 Mar 2019

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago. | Video

Tunisia 'truth' commission says many rights abuse cases yet to reach court

26 Mar 2019

TUNIS A commission seeking justice for families of people who suffered torture and other rights abuses during decades of authoritarian rule in Tunisia complained on Tuesday of official obstruction and said a large number of cases had yet to reach court.

Tunisia 'truth' commission says many rights abuse cases yet to reach court

26 Mar 2019

TUNIS, March 26 A commission seeking justice for families of people who suffered torture and other rights abuses during decades of authoritarian rule in Tunisia complained on Tuesday of official obstruction and said a large number of cases had yet to reach court.

Tunisian president wants to amend constitution to dilute PM's power

20 Mar 2019

TUNIS Tunisia's president called on Wednesday for changes to the new constitution to give the presidency more power, escalating a dispute between the two highest offices in the country.

Ghost workers sap Tunisia's phosphate wealth

11 Mar 2019

METLAOUI, Tunisia - Tunisia's state phosphate firm CPG pays Abdel-Basset Klifhi a salary of $280 a month, even though he spends most days in his favorite cafe in the southern town of Metlaoui. | Video

Tunisia averts national strike with public sector wage deal

07 Feb 2019

TUNIS Tunisia's biggest union on Thursday cancelled a nationwide strike scheduled for later this month after the government agreed to raise wages of about 670,000 state employee, ending months of tensions.

Tunisian teachers protest for higher wages, better work conditions

06 Feb 2019

TUNIS Thousands of Tunisian teachers rallied on Wednesday near the prime minister's office to demand better work conditions and higher wages, in an escalation of their protests against the cash-strapped government.

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