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1. 12-06 Libya's rival parliaments reach tentative agreement Tunis, Tunisia
C. 11-24 15 killed in blast on bus carrying Tunisian presidential guard Tunis, Tunisia
3. 07-04 Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared Sousse, Tunisia
E. 07-02 Tunisia holds eight over Sousse attack on tourists Tunisia
F. 06-29 Tunisia attack: Arrests over Sousse massacre Tunisia
G. 06-28 Beach attack: Gunman 'had help' from others Sousse, Tunisia
7. 06-28 Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead Sousse, Tunisia
8. 06-27 Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack Tunisia
06-26 Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Tunisia



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Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest m...
Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency decl...
Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosqu...
Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest m...
Third Tunis attacker 'on the run'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency decl...
Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosqu...
Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest m...
Third Tunis attacker 'on the run'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
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Tunisia chooses new PM to replace Islamist go...
Tunisia politician Brahmi shot dead
Angry crowds mourn Tunisia opposition leader
Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia
Tunisia politician Brahmi shot dead
Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia
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Anti-Islam film protests escalate
World powers seek Syria breakthrough
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2012 2012
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2012 2012
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2012 2012
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Islamists win Tunisia's elections
Tunisia violence follows poll win
Moderate Islamist party claims election
Tunisia votes in historic free election
Libyan, U.S. officials hold talks
Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
Libya exodus sparks border crisis
Government lifts ban on political groups
N. Africa hit by wave of self-immolation
Tunisia announces new government
Tunisian swears in interim president
Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
Prison riots amid Tunisia unrest
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2011 2011
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2011 2011
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2005
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2005 2005
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2005 2005
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2005 2005
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Many die in jet crash off Sicily
2004
Gadhafi storms out of summit
Tunisia cancels Arab League talks
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2004 2004
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2004 2004
Terror
Many drown as migrant ship sinks
2003
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2003 2003
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Footballer jailed at terror trial
Mystery ship in 'extortion bid'
Footballer jailed at terror trial
Mystery ship in 'extortion bid'
Migrant boat sinks. 200 missing
2002
Politics
2002 2002
Politics
Blast at synagogue kills 21
Blast at synagogue kills 21
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2002 2002
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US airstrikes target ISIS camp, terrorist behind Tunisia attacks  F-15s carried out airstrikes that targeted a base and a senior militant believed to be behind two deadly attacks against tourists in last year Libya's rival parliaments reach tentative agreement  Libya's two rival parliaments have reached an initial agreement aimed at resolving the political crisis that has plagued the country for years 15 killed in blast on bus carrying Tunisian presidential guard  The blast happened when the vehicle was parked near a main artery in the capital where guard members are typically picked up and dropped off   Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet  The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet for helping the country's transition to democracy Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared   Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly Britons, died in an attack in the resort city of Sousse Tunisia holds eight over Sousse attack on tourists  8 suspects, including a woman, remain in custody on suspicion of being directly linked to deadly attack on holidaymakers in the Tunisian resort Tunisia attack: Arrests over Sousse massacre  Tunisia has arrested a group of people over the massacre of 38 people, mainly tourists, by a gunman at the beach resort, the interior minister has said Beach attack: Gunman 'had help' from others  Seifeddine Rezgui who killed 38 at a beach near the Tunisian city of Sousse had help in carrying out the attack, officials say Tunisia attack: Tributes for dead   Tributes are being paid to victims of the Tunisia beach attack which left 38 dead, including at least 15 Britons Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack  Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid has announced a clampdown on security after an attack on a holiday resort in which 38 people were killed Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed  Tunisia will shut down about 80 mosques accused of inciting violence, Prime Minister Habib Essid has said, after a beach attack that left 39 people dead Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39' Map of Sousse Tunisia


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  At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials say
 30 dead were from United Kingdom. 23-year-old Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi, also known as Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, a former aviation student of University of Kairouan, disguised as a tourist, socialised with others, and then took out a Kalashnikov assault rifle concealed in a beach umbrella and fired at the tourists on the beach
2015 Mar.29     Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia  Chanting 'Tunisia is free! Terrorism out!' thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Tunis for an anti-terror march 2015 Mar.28   Museum attack: Frenchwoman dies of injuries  Huguette Dupeu injured in the attack on Tunisia's national museum has died of her wounds, bringing the total killed in the assault by Islamists to 22 2015 Mar.23   Bardo Museum to reopen after deadly attack  Tunisia's Bardo Museum is due to reopen less than a week after gunmen killed at least 22 people, mostly European tourists, in the capital Tunis 2015 Mar.22     Third Tunis attacker 'on the run' Map of Bardo Tunisia  A third attacker is still 'on the run' after the deadly Bardo Museum attack in which 25 people died, Tunisia's president said in a live TV interview 2015 Mar.21   Museum attack: Footage shows gunmen  The Tunisian government has released footage showing gunmen walking through the Bardo museum during the attack that killed 25 people 2015 Mar.19   Nine arrested over Tunisia attack  Nine people have been arrested in connection with a gun attack in Tunis that saw 23 people killed on Wednesday, including 20 foreign tourists 2015 Mar.18   Museum attack: President vows to fight terror  Beji Caid Essebsi has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people     Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia
  Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people
 17 tourists were killed in the attack, including visitors from Japan, Italy, Colombia, Australia, France, Poland and Spain. 2 Tunisians, one a police officer, were also killed
2015 Jan.31   Equatorial Guinea stun Tunisia  Equatorial Guinea is coming from behind to secure a famous, unexpected 2-1 victory and reach the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations

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2014 Dec.21   Tunisia candidate refuses to concede  Moncef Marzouki has refused to admit defeat in Tunisia's first free presidential election after exit polls suggested Beji Caid Essebsi had won     Tunisia veteran claims election win
Map of Tunis Tunisia  Beji Caid Essebsi has claimed victory in the country's first free presidential election, with exit polls suggesting he won 55.5% of the vote   Tunisians choose president in run-off elections  Voters in Tunisia have been choosing their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy 2014 Oct.29   Secularist Nidaa Tounes party wins Tunisia election  Tunisia's secularist party Nidaa Tounes has won 85 seats in the country's parliament following Sunday's elections, official results show. 2014 Aug.30   Tunisians report finding 41 bodies, mostly Syrians  Tunisia coast guard has recovered at least 41 bodies of migrants, mostly Syrians, who drowned trying to sail to Europe 2014 Jul.17   Tunisian soldiers killed in attack near Algerian border  At least 14 Tunisian soldiers have been killed in a militant attack near the Algerian border with at least 20 others wounded, the defence ministry says 2014 Feb.21       11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia   The plane was carrying five crew members, a doctor, three patients and two others who were accompanying them on the flight 2014 Jan.27       Tunisia approves new constitution, appoints new government  National assembly approved the landmark new constitution -- its first since the ouster of longtime president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali

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2013 Dec.14     Tunisia chooses new PM to replace Islamist gov't  50-year-old Mehdi Jomaa, the industry minister, has been chosen as next prime minister, set to replace the Islamist-led government with technocrats 2013 Dec.12   Ennahda and opposition 'agree on caretaker PM'  Tunisia's governing Islamist Ennahda party and the opposition have agreed in principle on a new prime minister to lead a caretaker government 2013 Sep.28   Ruling Islamists to quit in Tunisia  Tunisia's Islamist-led government has agreed to resign after talks with opponents that are to start next week 2013 Jul.25   Tunisia politician Brahmi shot dead  Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi has been shot dead outside his home in the capital, Tunis, officials say 2013 Jul.19   Star Wars city doomed by sand dune  Sand dunes migrating over the Tunisian desert are poised to bury a famous Star Wars film set 2013 May.19   Tunisia police clash with Islamists  Tunisian police have clashed with hundreds of hardline Islamists whose Salafists group was prevented from meeting 2013 Feb.26   Four held for Tunisia Belaid killing  Four people suspected of involvement in the assassination of Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid have been arrested, the PM-designate said 2013 Feb.19   Tunisia PM Hamadi Jebali resigns  Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali has resigned after failing to reach agreement on forming a new government 2013 Feb.9   PM Jebali pledges new government 'by next week'  Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali has pledged to form a new non-partisan government of technocrats by the middle of next week 2013 Feb.8     Angry crowds mourn Tunisia opposition leader   Chanting loudly and waving flags, tens of thousands of people turned out for the funeral of Chokri Belaid, whose assassination has sparked uncertainty 2013 Feb.7   Tense Tunisia to bury slain leader  Tunisia is to bury Chokri Belaid, a murdered opposition leader, amid huge tension surrounding his assassination 2013 Feb.6     Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia
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  a gunman shot and killed opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Vocal critic of Islamist-led government, in front of his home


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2012 Oct.6   Tunisia clashes over rubbish dump  More than 50 people, mostly policemen, have been injured in protests over the reopening of a rubbish dump on the Tunisian holiday island of Djerba 2012 Oct.5   President issues 'state apology' in police rape case  Tunisia's president has formally apologized to a woman charged under an indecency law after being raped by two police officers 2012 Oct.2   Police rape woman, then charge her with indecency  Outraged Tunisians took to the streets by the hundreds, angrily protesting the treatment of a woman who was allegedly raped by police officers 2012 Sep.15   US orders staff out of Sudan and Tunisia  The US has ordered non-essential diplomatic staff and their families to leave Sudan and Tunisia and urged US citizens in Tunisia to make their way out 2012 Sep.14   Anti-Islam film protests escalate  Protesters angered by a film made in the US and mocking Islam have attacked Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan
 In Sudan protesters entered the US compound, while the German and UK embassies were also attacked
2012 Jun.24   Libya ex-PM extradition 'illegal'  Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has said that his country's extradition of Libya's former Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi was 'illegal' 2012 May.26   Salafists clash in Tunisian town  Hundreds of Salafists have clashed with security forces and attacked a police station in Jendouba 2012 Feb.23       World powers seek Syria breakthrough   A major world conference is being held in Tunisia to seek a breakthrough in the increasingly bitter Syrian unrest 2012 Feb.22   Global meeting on Syria faces pressure  Desperation serves as a backdrop for a new effort dozens of countries are launching in hopes of finally stemming the brutal crackdown 2012 Jan.27   Gabon and Tunisia advance  Tunisia and co-hosts Gabon secured dramatic last-gasp victories to reach the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations Friday 2012 Jan.3   Ex-Tunisia leader faces trial over killings  Tunisian authorities are trying former President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali in absentia for his alleged role in the death of protesters in January 2011

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2011 Dec.16   Syria opposition stages congress  The Syrian National Council, a coalition of groups opposed to President Bashar al-Assad, is holding its first congress in Tunisia 2011 Nov.21   Coalition agrees top government posts  Tunisia's three main parties have decided on who will hold the top posts in a power-sharing government 2011 Oct.27   Tunisia violence follows poll win  Violent protests have erupted in central Tunisia, after the results of the country's first democratic elections in decades were announced
 Police used tear gas against hundreds of people who were protesting against the cancellation of seats won by one of the parties
      Islamists win Tunisia's elections
  Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party has won the country's first democratic elections after the Arab Spring uprisings
 Ennahda won more than 41% of the vote, securing 90 seats in the 217-member parliament
2011 Oct.24   Moderate Islamist party claims election  Tunisia's moderate Islamist party, Ennahda, is claiming victory in the country's first democratic elections 2011 Oct.23   Tunisia counts votes in key poll  Election officials are counting votes after election, the first free poll of the Arab Spring. More than 90% of registered voters turned out   Tunisia votes in historic free election  Nearly 70% of voters have turned out to cast their ballot in Tunisia's election, the first free poll of the Arab Spring 2011 Oct.22   Tunisia to vote in historic poll  Tunisians are set to vote in the first free election of the Arab Spring, nine months after the fall of former President Zinedine el Abidine Ben Ali 2011 Jul.18   Libyan, U.S. officials hold talks  Washington says the sole point of the meeting was to repeat its demand that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi 'must go' 2011 Jun.20       Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia  A court has sentenced ex-President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila to 35 years for embezzlement and misusing public funds 2011 Jun.13   Tunisian ex-president to be tried  Ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, who fled to Saudi Arabia in January, is to go on trial in absentia on 20 June 2011 Jun.12   Libya rebels 'armed via Tunisia'  Libyan rebels are smuggling weapons through Tunisia to fight Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces in western Libya 2011 Jun.2   Hundreds missing in coast boat accident  As many as 270 Libyan refugees were missing in the sea after the overcrowded boat they were in encountered bad weather 2011 May.17   Libyan oil minister 'defects'  Shukri Ghanem has left the country, amid reports that he has defected. A former prime minister - crossed into Tunisia by road 2011 Mar.9   Party of ousted president disbanded  A Tunisian court dissolved RCD, the party of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and ordered all its assets seized, demolishing a key symbol of his regime 2011 Mar.7   Migrant influx hits Italy island  About 1,000 N. African migrants on a dozen boats have reached the island of Lampedusa. Most of the migrants are come from Tunisia 2011 Mar.4   Thousands of refugees pour out of Libya  The evacuation of the tens of thousands of refugees who stream across the Libyan border to Tunisia has stepped up dramatically 2011 Mar.3   President Fouad Mebazaa calls election  Interim president Fouad Mebazaa has announced details of new elections promised after the overthrow of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali 2011 Feb.27   Libya exodus sparks border crisis  Libya's border with Tunisia is being overrun with migrants, many of them from Egypt, fleeing turmoil in Libya   Tunisian PM resigns over protests  Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced on state TV that he is resigning - a key demand of demonstrators 2011 Feb.26   Three killed in anti-government protests  3 people have been killed in clashes between hundreds of demonstrators and security forces in the Tunisian capital   Police use tear gas on demonstrators  Security forces in the Tunisian capital have fired tear gas to try to disperse hundreds of demonstrators outside the interior ministry 2011 Feb.20   Tunisia seeks Ben Ali extradition  Tunisia is formally requesting the extradition of ex-President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali from Saudi Arabia, where he fled last month 2011 Feb.6   Tunisia suspends ex-ruling party  RCD party is to be suspended and its offices closed, the interior ministry has announced 2011 Feb.5   Police shoot dead at least two at protest  A crowd attacked and burned a police station, demanding the resignation of the police chief they accused of abuse of power 2011 Jan.30   Tunisian Islamist leader returns  Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of Ennahda party has returned home after 22 years in exile following the ousting of President Ben Ali 2011 Jan.27   Tunisia in big cabinet reshuffle  PM Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced a major reshuffle of the interim government; Many allies of ousted President Ben Ali have left 2011 Jan.23   Two allies of Tunisia's Ben Ali 'detained'  Police have detained former adviser Abdelaziz bin Dhia and former Interior Minister Abdallah Qallal, close to ousted President 2011 Jan.22   Pressure on Tunisian PM increases  The protesters have been stepping up calls for Mohamed Ghannouchi and his cabinet to resign. The main trade union has begun a march on the capital   Interim PM promises free elections  Mohammed Ghannouchi said that his country would hold its first free democratic elections since gaining independence   Tunisian PM vows to leave power  Mohamed Ghannouchi has promised to leave politics after elections being planned in the wake of President Zine al-Abedine Ben Ali's fall last week 2011 Jan.20     Government lifts ban on political groups  Tunisia's new government will recognize political groups banned under the regime of ousted Ben Ali and grant amnesty to all political prisoners 2011 Jan.19   Ben Ali family members 'arrested'  Some 33 members of ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's family have been held, state TV says   Protesters inspired by Tunisian ripple  When several hundred demonstrators peacefully gathered outside the parliament, they added a slogan: 'A salute from Amman to proud Tunis' 2011 Jan.18   Unity cabinet to hold first meeting  Tunisia's national cabinet is set to meet for the first time, amid a row over the presence of members of the previous government in key positions 2011 Jan.17     N. Africa hit by wave of self-immolation  In Tunisia Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest. Egypt, Algeria, and Mauritania demonstrators are turning to self-immolation   U.N. calls to restore stability  U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a return to stability 'as soon as possible'   Tunisia announces new government  Tunisia has formed a national unity government, prime minister Mohammed Ghannouchi has announced, days after a popular revolt
 The foreign, interior and defence ministers are to retain their jobs
2011 Jan.16   Battles in Tunis as key aide held  Gunfire broke out in the capital as officials scrambled to form a new government. Ex-head of presidential security is arrested 2011 Jan.15   Tunisian swears in interim president  Tunisia has sworn in Foued Mebazaa as looting and deadly jail riots rocked the country, a day after President Ben Ali was swept from power   Prison riots amid Tunisia unrest  Nearly 50 people have been reported killed in shooting and rioting at two prisons, amid continuing unrest following the removal of Ben Ali   Speaker takes over Tunisian presidency  Fouad Mebazaa called for 'a new phase' in his embattled land, envisioning 'a better political life which will include democracy, plurality' 2011 Jan.14     Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
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  Army tanks and armored personnel carriers patrolled Tunis, a day after Ghannouchi announced that he is the interim president
 Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has fled with his family to Saudi Arabia, after being forced from office after 23 years in power
2011 Jan.13   Tunisian leader to retire in 2014  President Ben Ali said he will not seek a new term in office in 2014, following widespread protests which have left at least 23 people dead 2011 Jan.8   Fresh deadly unrest hits Tunisia  At least one person has been killed in unrest over unemployment during a demonstration in the western town of Thala

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2009 Nov.14   Nigeria edge out Tunisia  Obafemi Martins struck twice to help Nigeria record a 3-2 victory over Kenya and clinch their place at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

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2006 Jun.28   Tunisian held in mosque bombing  Iraqi security forces have arrested Abu Qudama who they say played an active role in the bombing in Samarra 2006 Jun.23   Penalty proves enough for Ukraine  A dubious penalty was enough to see Ukraine through to the next round as they beat 10-man Tunisia 1-0 2006 Jun.19   Spain fight back to defeat Tunisia  Strikes from Raul and Torres double saw Spain come from behind to claim a dramatic 3-1 Group H win

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2005 Nov.16     Deal averts Internet showdown  The US wins its fight to stay in charge of the internet at the World Summit on the Information Society 2005 Aug.6   Many die in jet crash off Sicily  A small Tunisian plane ATR 72 with 39 people aboard went down in the waters off Sicily

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2004 Oct.4     Many drown as migrant ship sinks  Their boat sank while trying to reach Italy illegally. Another 47 are missing, presumed drowned 2004 May.22   Gadhafi storms out of summit  Libyan leader criticized peace efforts and threatened to pull his country out of the 22-member Arab League   Arab summit outrage over abuse  Leaders meeting were united in outrage over the prisoner abuse scandal in Iraq 2004 Apr.1   Warrant: Tunisian led Madrid group  An arrest warrant accuses Sarhane Ben Abdelmajid Fakhe of being the ringleader of the group in the Madrid bombings 2004 Mar.27   Tunisia cancels Arab League talks  A 2-day summit of Arab leaders has been postponed indefinitely by host country 2004 Feb.14   Tunisia win Cup of Nations over Morocco  An error from Morocco keeper gifted Tunisia their first-ever African Cup of Nations title with 2-1 win 2004 Feb.11   Tunisia make African final over Nigeria  Tunisia reached the final of the African Cup of Nations after a dramatic 1-1 (5-3 on penalties) shoot-out win 2004 Jan.24   Tunisia win opener over Rwanda, 2-1  Francileudo Dos Santos gave hosts victory in the opening game of the African Cup of Nations

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2003 Sep.30   Footballer jailed at terror trial  A Tunisian-born Nizar Trabelsi has been jailed for 10 years for plotting to attack a NATO base on behalf of al Qaeda 2003 Jun.23   Mystery ship in 'extortion bid'  A ship carrying the equivalent of an 'atomic bomb' in explosives from Tunisia to Sudan may have veered off course 2003 Jun.21   Hopes dim for missing  Rescuers scoured the waters after a boat carrying would-be African immigrants to Europe capsized 2003 Jun.20   Migrant boat sinks. 200 missing  190 illegal immigrants are feared dead after their boat capsized on its way to Italy. The boat could originated in Libya

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2002 Nov.5   8 arrested over Tunisia blast  Intelligence agents near Lyon have arrested in 8 suspects in connection with a synagogue attack in which 21 tourists died 2002 Sep.2   Hijack suspect charged  Kerim Sadok Chatty, 29, a Tunisian -born Swede, has been charged with attempting to hijack and sabotage an aircraft or airport 2002 Jul.14   Egypt, Tunisia to take Lockerbie bomber  Mandela says Egypt and Tunisia are ready to let the Libyan agent serve out his sentence there 2002 May.7   EgyptAir jet crashes in Tunisia; 18 dead  The plane was on a short flight from the Egyptian capital Cairo to Tunis 2002 Apr.11       Blast at synagogue kills 21  Powerful explosion at an ancient synagogue on the island of Djerba. A truck filled with natural gas crashed into a wall