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# tunis - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia

Badr Baabou accepted an award for his work in Dublin this week.

# tunis - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Tunisia's health minister resigns after 11 newborn babies die at maternity hospital

A judicial inquiry has been opened into the deaths.

# tunis - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died

Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.

# tunis - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Tourist couple spent night hiding in Tunisia museum, worried gunmen were still around

Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs has updated it’s travel advice for Irish people planning to travel to Tunisia.

# tunis - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Emotions high as slain Tunisia opposition leader buried

Thousands of Tunisians have taken to the streets for the funeral of an opposition leader – who was assassinated with the same weapon that killed a colleague.

# tunis - Friday 14 September, 2012

More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread Protests This post contains images

More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread

Tunisia, Sudan, Yemen and more have all seen protests over an amateur film that is said to be anti-Islam.

# tunis - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria Syria This post contains videos

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria

Meanwhile, Eamon Gilmore will attend Friday’s international conference on Syria’s escalating violence.

# tunis - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring

Tunisians are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their revolution, which sparked anti-government protests across the Arab world.

# tunis - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Enthusiasm builds for Tunisia's first free elections

Tunisians go to the polls tomorrow in the country’s first free elections since it gained independence from France in 1956.

# tunis - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again

The meeting came despite the US formally recognising Libya’s opposition as its legitimate government last week.

# tunis - Monday 20 June, 2011

Tunisia prepares for 'shameful masquerade' as Ben Ali goes on trial

However, the ousted president will not be there.

# tunis - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Resignations shake Tunisian government as spirit of protest spreads

Tunisia is in chaos today, with four newly-elected ministers resigning and the ‘Jasmine Revolution’ showing no signs of abating – the drive for change also appears to be spreading, with protests breaking out on the streets in Egypt and Yemen.

# tunis - Monday 17 January, 2011

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin Tunisia This post contains videos

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin

Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi will today try to form a national coalition, bringing an end to days of tensions.