A major new social-attitudes survey on head covering in the Middle East finds that few people are in favour of the burka
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Tuesday 17 December 2013
It appears to be the last Arab Spring country to have a shot at completing a transition to democracy following last ditch negotiations between secularists and Islamists
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Q. I'm thinking of booking a late deal to Tunisia. Is October a good time to go? Should we choose all-inclusive or bed-and-breakfast? And is it safe to holiday there? Katherine Stephens
Monday 16 September 2013
Play-off draw pairs two of Africa's heavyweights
Cape Verde Islands thrown out of World Cup qualification for fielding ineligible player just one round short of reaching the showcase tournament
Thursday 12 September 2013
African side have forfeited the weekend victory over Tunisia meaning their opponents top Group B and progress to the qualification playoffs
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Whether you fancy lounging on a beach or something a little more energetic, there are some great late holiday deals to be had
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Powerful union has called for the dissolution of the ruling coalition
Saturday 27 July 2013
A man was killed and a car bomb detonated in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Saturday during violent protests ahead of the funeral of an assassinated politician.
Tunisia shocked by assassinations: Opposition leaders Mohamed Brahmi and Chokri Belaid killed with the same gun
Friday 26 July 2013
The Interior Ministry says a Jihadi cell is to blame
Friday 26 July 2013
All flights to and from the country cancelled
Thursday 25 July 2013
Killing could derail fragile democracy in birthplace of the Arab Spring
Thursday 27 June 2013
Three European feminist activists who were jailed after a topless courthouse protest in Tunisia last month have been set free after a court lifted their prison sentence. They left the country this morning to go to France.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Three European, female activists who protested topless outside the Tunisian Palace of Justice have been sentenced to four months in prison in Tunisia. The two French women and one German are members of the controversial Femen protest group and were charged with indecency.
Friday 07 June 2013
Returning to Istanbul Erdogan called for the protests to end immediately and said they bordered on illegality
Wednesday 05 June 2013
The trial of three European feminists charged with public indecency after demonstrating topless in front of Tunisia’s Palace of Justice began in Tunis today.
Monday 03 June 2013
The former intelligence analyst could face life in prison for the biggest leak of classified information in US history
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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