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Tunisians vote for new parliament, hope for full democracy

Tunisians vote for new parliament, hope for full democracy

(Reuters) - Tunisians elect a new parliament on Sunday as the prospect of a full democracy finally comes within their reach, four years after they cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. Tunisia has fared better than neighbors who also ousted their own long-ruling...

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Tunisia says it thwarted jihadist attack before elections

Tunisia says it thwarted jihadist attack before elections

Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have arrested a group of Islamist militants, including two women, that planned to carry out attacks in the capital, Tunis, less than two weeks before parliamentary elections, authorities said on Tuesday. Since its 2011 uprising, ...

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French tourists avoid Tunisia after traveler's beheading in nearby Algeria

French tourists avoid Tunisia after traveler's beheading in nearby Algeria

(Reuters) - Tunisia lost about a third of its French tourist bookings to cancellation shortly after the beheading last month of a French traveler by Islamist militants in neighboring Algeria, the country's tourism minister said on Monday. Increased political unrest and...

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Tunisia cracks down on jihadists as elections loom: PM

Tunisia cracks down on jihadists as elections loom: PM

(Reuters)- Tunisia has arrested some 1,500 suspected jihadists this year, Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa told Reuters, part of a security crackdown aimed at safeguarding the North African country's fragile transition to democracy. Among those held are hundreds of militants...

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