Tag Archives: Tunisia


Tunis-presidential-election

Outsider Saied wins Tunisia presidential election by landslide victory: sta...

10 October, 2019 1:19 am 1:19 am

TUNISIA – Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. In a contest which reflected Tunisia’s shifting post-revolution political landscape, Saied, an independent, scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui, … Read More


Dozens, migrants, drown, Tunisia, coast, Libya

50 migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya

05 May, 2019 8:14 pm 8:14 pm

TUNIS (Reuters) – At least 50 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the United Nations migration agency said. The state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency gave a death toll of at least 70 people. It was one … Read More