Tunisia

Teenage Tunisian Olympic sailor Eya Guezguez drowns in training

The accident occurred when the boat Eya Guezguez was sailing with her twin sister Sarra capsized in high winds in training.

published on : 12th April 2022

Tunisia's #MeToo: Lawmaker faces sexual harassment hearing

With his immunity revoked, Makhlouf was summoned to face his first hearing on Thursday at the courthouse in Nabeul, south of the capital Tunis.

published on : 29th October 2021

Two migrants dead, 21 missing off Tunisia in shipwreck

At least two migrants died and 21 have disappeared after their boat capsized Sunday off the Tunisian coast in the Mediterranean Sea.

published on : 18th October 2021

Tunisia gets new government, appoints record number of women

Bouden, named September 29 by Saied as Tunisia's first female prime minister, said during the swearing-in ceremony of her new ministers that their main priority would be fighting corruption.

published on : 11th October 2021

Tunisia gets new government, appoints record number of women

The new Cabinet has an unprecedented 10 women, including the prime minister. They include Leila Jaffel, new at the Ministry of Justice, and Sihem Boughdiri Nemseya, reappointed as finance minister.

published on : 11th October 2021

Indian women's football team lose to Tunisia in friendly

The Indian senior women's football team went down to Tunisia by a solitary goal in a friendly match played at the UAE FA Stadium in Dubai.

published on : 5th October 2021

After UAE glory, Indian women football team take on 'tougher' Tunisia

The Indian women's team had earlier defeated UAE by a 4-1 margin in Dubai, with Manisha Kalyan, Pyari Xaxa, Sweety Devi and Anju Tamang netting the goals.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Tunisia names first woman prime minister, amid turmoil

President Kais Saied named Raoudha Boudent Ramadhane, a 63-year-old professor at a prestigious engineering school, to the prime minister's post in a surprise decision.

published on : 29th September 2021

With no government, it's worry, trust and wait in Tunisia 

Local polls have shown support for Kais Saied's actions by the vast majority of respondents, but the waiting game is leaving some citizens and allies feeling anxious.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tunisia tops Panama 2-1 for first World Cup win in 40 years

Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri and Fakhreddine Ben Youssef ensured their nation's World Cup slump wouldn't enter a fifth decade.

published on : 29th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Panama gunning for 'historic win' against also-eliminated Tunisia, says Felipe Baloy

Baloy, 37, will be retiring from the national team after the World Cup, but was upbeat about Panama's chances going forward.

published on : 26th June 2018

Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul demands changes after painful World Cup defeat against Belgium

Belgium's Premier League stars Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku both scored twice in Moscow before Michy Batshuayi added a fifth in the rout that left Tunisia bottom of Group G with two defeats.

published on : 24th June 2018

Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard power Belgium to brink of FIFA World Cup last 16

The Belgians were criticised by coach Roberto Martinez for starting slowly against Panama in their first group match but flew out of the blocks in Moscow.

published on : 23rd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Confident England aim to build on winning start

England struggled against the well organised and physically imposing Tunisian defence in their first match of the tournament.

published on : 23rd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium brace for Tunisia attack with one eye on England

Belgium are ranked third in the world, behind only Germany and Brazil, but coach Roberto Martinez said there was no room for complacency against Tunisian, ranked 21.

published on : 23rd June 2018
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