Tag: Tunisia

Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party Ennahda to lead fractured new parliament

The moderate Islamist Ennahda will be the largest party in Tunisia's new parliament, preliminary official results showed on Wednesday, but with only...

Polls close in Tunisia with indications of low turnout

 Polling stations closed in Tunisia on Sunday in a parliamentary election with no overwhelming favourite to emerge as the largest party tasked...

Tunisia’s election credibility affected by candidate’s detention – president

Detained Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui's inability to campaign is affecting the credibility of the elections and the country's image, interim president...

Updated: Unknown number of fatalities as boat sinks off Tunisia

A boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Tuesday drowning at least two people with nine rescued and another...

“EC has to protect lampuki fishermen”

MEP Alex Agius Saliba calls on EC to intervene.

Customs seize over €39,000 in undeclared cash at MIA

Undeclared cash amounting to €39,093 was found following a search on a passenger arriving at the Malta International Airport (MIA) from Tunis.Members of the...

Photos: Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings

A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta...

Updated: AFM King Air aircraft assisted migrant rescue

According to a spokesperson from AFM, a King Air Fixed Wing aircraft had assisted an operation to rescue survivors of a migrant boat which...

Seven jailed for life over Tunisian museum, hotel massacres

A Tunisian court jailed seven people for life on Saturday for their involvement in two deadly militant attacks in 2015, one on a museum...

Photos: Gender Equality on Malta and Tunisia’s agenda

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi met with President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, and Opposition Leader Adrian Delia among others during his...