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Tunisia lifts state of emergency imposed after tourist massacre

Tunis - A state of emergency imposed in Tunisia after a jihadist gunman massacred 38 foreign tourists in June is set to be lifted, the president's office announced Friday.

Tunisia adopts new anti-terror law despite rights concerns

Tunis - The Tunisian parliament adopted a new anti-terror law aimed at beefing up powers to confront a jihadist threat following deadly attacks but which has been slammed by rights groups as draconian.

Senior leader of Tunisian Qaeda-linked group killed: Official

Tunis - A senior leader of an Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group that has been blamed for a spate of violence in Tunisia was among five militants killed by security forces in a recent raid, an official said.

Tunisia says 127 arrests since jihadist beach massacre

Tunis - Tunisian authorities have arrested 127 suspected "terrorists" since last month's massacre of tourists at a beach resort, the minister heading the crisis group on the incident said Saturday.

Britons, Danes urged to leave Tunisia over attack fears

Tunis - Denmark followed Britain's example on Friday in urging its nationals to cut short their holidays in Tunisia after London warned the country was still unsafe after last month's beach massacre.

New details emerge about Tunisia gunman's past

Tunis - The Tunisian jihadist behind last month's massacre of foreigners at a seaside resort had previously worked in tourism, officials said Sunday, as his mother insisted the young man was "brainwashed".

Tunisia declares state of emergency after beach attack

Tunis - President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week's beach massacre claimed by jihadists that he said had left Tunisia facing a "special type of war".

Libya magnet for jihadists from Tunisia and beyond

Tunis - Lawless Libya has become a magnet for radical militants who receive weapons training in jihadist camps before launching deadly attacks in other countries, like last week's beach massacre in Tunisia.

Mourners hold minute's silence at Tunisia beach attack resort

Port El Kantaoui - Mourners held a minute's silence at Tunisian beach resort Friday in tribute to the 38 victims of the country's worst-ever jihadist attack, an AFP journalist said.

Tunisia arrests eight with 'direct links' to beach massacre

Tunis - Tunisia has arrested eight people in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at a seaside resort, as the remains of more slain Britons were flown home Thursday.

Tunisia boosts security at tourist sites after beach massacre

Tunis - Tunisia started deploying armed police around tourist sites on Wednesday after last week's massacre at a beach resort, as authorities finished identifying all 38 people killed in the jihadist attack.

Tunisia identifies all 38 victims of beach massacre, 30 British

Tunis - All 38 victims of the Tunisian beach resort massacre have been formally identified, among them 30 Britons, the health ministry said Wednesday.

Attack wasn't Tunisia's fault, say tourists who stayed

Port El Kantaoui - Despite many tourists taking the first flights home after a gunman's killing spree at a popular Tunisian beach resort, others decided to stay, saying the massacre was not the country's fault.

Tunisia admits was unprepared for beach attack

Tunis - Tunisia's president has admitted security services were not prepared for last week's jihadist beach massacre, as authorities warned the country is likely to lose more than half-a-billion dollars in tourism revenues.

European tourists cancelling Tunisia vacations after massacre

Tunis - Thousands of European tourists are cancelling planned vacations to Tunisia in the wake of last week's massacre at a beach resort by a gunman whose attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.

Tunisia gunman: From breakdancing student to Islamist radical

- A university student and fan of breakdancing who worked part-time to fund his studies, Seifeddine Rezgui seemed like a normal young Tunisian man.

Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback

Port El Kantaoui - Tunisia said Monday it had made its first arrests after a beach massacre that killed 38 people, as European officials paid tribute to victims of the country's worst jihadist attack.

UK minister vows 'terrorists will not win' in Tunisia tribute

Port El Kantaoui - Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May vowed Monday that "the terrorists will not win" after paying tribute in Tunisia to the 38 people, mainly Britons, killed by a jihadist gunman.

Shaken tourists flee Tunisia after seaside massacre

Port El Kantaoui - Planeloads of shocked foreign tourists flew home from Tunisia Saturday after a beachside massacre claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group killed 38 people and prompted a major security clampdown.

Op-Ed: Terror attacks across three continents — is it the Islamic State?

Tunis - A string of violence and bloodbath across Europe, the Middle East and Africa Friday raised fears of rising conflict between defenders of Western values and the Islamist hate-ideology.
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