The new unity government of Youssef Chahed won resounding support from parliament, approving a new cabinet line-up which must tackle the country's pressing socio-economic and security challenges.
Tunisia's parliament will Friday vote on a government proposed by premier-designate Youssef Chahed before the new cabinet can start tackling the country's pressing socio-economic and security challenges.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Wednesday named local affairs minister Youssef Chahed, 40, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a unity cabinet to tackle major economic and security challenges.
The Tunisian-born driver who killed 84 people after slamming his truck into a crowd of revellers in the French resort of Nice had suffered from depression but had nothing to do with religion, his father told AFP on Friday.
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Saida Bayoudh's only son joined the Islamic State group and her husband Fathi flew from Tunisia to Turkey to bring him home.Instead the father returned alone to be buried Friday, a victim of the Istanbul airport attack.
Policemen on horseback amble among the sunbathers and new metal detectors dot hotel entrances in Tunisia as the North African country seeks to bring back tourists a year after a seaside massacre.
Tunisia's premier called Saturday for civil servants and the general public to donate part of their wages to an anti-terrorism fund, following a deadly assault on a town near the Libyan border.
Tunisian forces killed five "terrorists" in an operation near the Libyan border late Tuesday, the interior ministry said, a day after a deadly raid the government has described as an unprecedented assault by the Islamic State group.