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# tunisia

Last month
December 2022
# A step too VAR
France file complaint with Fifa over Griezmann's disallowed goal
French Football Federation say equaliser was wrongly ruled out.
Last year
2022
# Shock
Tunisia stun much-changed France but bow out of World Cup
French-born Wahbi Khazri scored the only goal of the game.
# Oz Icon
'I was messaging my family saying I was going to score' - Australia's heroic match-winner
Mitch Duke nabbed the crucial goal that fired his side to victory over Tunisia.
# Optimism
Australia win third World Cup game in their history to revive last-16 hopes
Striker Mitch Duke scored the only goal of a tight match against Tunisia.
# Stalemate
Spirited Tunisia hold Denmark to scoreless draw
Danish talisman Christian Eriksen was shackled by a well-organised defence.
# Group by Group Guide
Group D Preview: France have huge talent but some problems, Denmark assume role as Dark Horses
In the latest of our series, we look at Group D: France, Denmark, Australia, and Tunisia.
# Shipwreck
Bodies of 17 migrants found off Tunisia coast
Tunisia is a key departure point for migrants seeking to reach European shores.
# tunisia
Four migrants die of 'cold and hunger' in Tunisia
Nearly 2,000 migrants went missing or drowned last year in the Mediterranean.
# Round-Up
Ivory Coast goalkeeping error gifts draw to Sierra Leone as Tunisia recover with 4-0 win
Sierra Leone played out a draw against the Ivory Coast while Tunisia defeated Mauritania.
All time
# Kais Saied
Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister
Police intervened on Monday to prevent clashes outside the parliament building.
# Mounir Baatour
First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race
“The fact that I’m gay doesn’t change anything,” Mounir Baatour said.
# Result
Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy
They await the winners of the clash of Nigeria and Algeria.
# Africa Cup of Nations
Tunisia end 54-year losing streak with shoot-out success over Ghana
They’ll now face Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar in the quarter-finals.
# Capsized
Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia
The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.
# Champion
Former Trinity student and Bohemians winger sets up winning goal in African Champions League final
Ayman Ben Mohamed assisted the winning goal for Esperance, but a controversial final was abandoned.
# Front Line Defenders
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.
# Mediterranean
Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast
The boat was travelling from Libya to Italy.
# Tunis
Tunisia's health minister resigns after 11 newborn babies die at maternity hospital
A judicial inquiry has been opened into the deaths.
# Sousse attacks
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.
# The boy done good
23-year-old former Trinity College student and Bohemians winger Ben Mohamed wins African Champions League
Ayman Ben Mohamed was raised in Dublin and spent time with UCD, Longford Town and Bohemians.
# antisemitism row
Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?
The Labour leader has been accused of antisemitism after images emerged of him attending the ceremony in 2014.
# Spat
'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims
Tunisia say they made every effort to accommodate Zimbabwe after they complained about ‘the state of the bathroom in one of the rooms, the lack of a swimming pool and the low internet speed’.
# road to japan
Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier
Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage.
# easy peasy
Lukaku and Hazard star with a brace each as Belgium crush Tunisia in seven goal contest
Roberto Martinez’s side are on the brink of the knockout stages following a one-sided victory in Moscow.
AS IT HAPPENED
England v Tunisia, World Cup
England took on Tunisia in their opening 2018 World Cup encounter.
# Regret
Turkey and Everton star apologises after getting sent off for confronting his own supporters
Cenk Tosun claims fans had been quarreling with his father.
# Review
Euro 2016 champions Portugal held by England's upcoming World Cup opponents
Goals from Anice Badri and Fakhreddine Ben Youssef saw Tunisia come from behind to draw 2-2.
# Terror Attack
'The hotel resort had become a war zone' - Irish man who lost his wife in Tunisian terror attack
Declan Carty told Ryan Tubridy on last night’s Late Late Show about that day.
# Terrorism
Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel
38 people were killed in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people.
# tunisia
Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest
The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.
# eastern promise
World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.
# road to russia
Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.
# Have your say
Who's the boss? Tunisian club to appoint new manager based on fan poll
CA Bizertin Club have decided to put the important decision of choosing a successor to the ousted Al-Asaad Al-Daridi in the hands of their supporters.
# North Africa
Tunisia to end 'inhuman' forced anal examinations on 'suspected homosexuals'
Foreign and local rights groups have condemned the practice of the forced exams as “cruel” and “inhuman”.
# run hide tell
UK police release video telling tourists what to do in case of hotel terror attack
The video created a video to show tourists what to do if their hotel is targeted.
# Cheeky
Bum-pinching Tunisian football boss slapped with life ban
The boss boasted on camera about pinching the assistant referee.
# sousse beach
UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest
Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.
# wing wizard
'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now'
Aymen Ben Mohamed speaks to The42 about swapping the League of Ireland for Tunisia and his shock call-up to their national team.
# Berlin
German police arrest second Tunisian who 'may have known' about Christmas market truck attack
The 26-year-old Tunisian man has been arrested on an unrelated charge while police try to establish whether or not he was an accomplice of Berlin attacker Anis Amri.
# Manhunt
German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack
Police have warned that 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri could be “violent and armed”.