Tunisian military court sentences suspended lawmaker to 10 months to prison

Tunisia’s military court has condemned Issam Barkouk; a lawmaker in the country’s suspended parliament, to 10 months in prison with immediate effect, for “attacking the dignity of the army and President Kais Saied’’. The ruling, in absentia, comes almost two Read more

Tunisia’s new political party led by ex-TunisAir CEO charges powerful workers union UGTT for corruption

Olfa Hamdi, the former Chief Executive Officer of Tunisia’s national carrier and leader of newly created Tunisian political party The Third Republic has called on authorities to investigate leaders of the country’s mighty workers union UGTT for corruption. Hamdi launched Read more

Two Tunisian women including Premier Najla Bouden on Forbes list of 5 Arab Women Who Made History In 2021

U.S-based Forbes magazine has named two Tunisian women including the country’s first female Prime Minister Najla Bouden on its 5 Arab Women Who Made History in 2021 shortlist. Bouden made history in September after incumbent President Kais appointed her Prime Read more

Tunis investigates seizure by Ecuadorian police of more than half a ton of cocaine bound for Tunisia

Tunisian security forces said Tuesday they have launched a probe into the seizure of more than 600 kilograms of cocaine by the Ecuadorian police during a search into a container supposed to carry banana shipments to the North African country. Read more