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# tunisia - Thursday 8 August, 2019

First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race
# Mounir Baatour
# Mounir Baatour

First openly gay election candidate in the Arab world enters Tunisian presidential race

Aug 8th 2019, 10:47 PM 21,115 Views 73 Comments

“The fact that I’m gay doesn’t change anything,” Mounir Baatour said.

# tunisia - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy
# Result
From The42
# Result

Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy

Jul 14th 2019, 8:09 PM 6,860 Views 5 Comments

They await the winners of the clash of Nigeria and Algeria.

# tunisia - Monday 8 July, 2019

Tunisia end 54-year losing streak with shoot-out success over Ghana
# Africa Cup Of Nations
From The42
# Africa Cup Of Nations

Tunisia end 54-year losing streak with shoot-out success over Ghana

Jul 8th 2019, 11:57 PM 6,870 Views 2 Comments

They’ll now face Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar in the quarter-finals.

# tunisia - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia
# Capsized
# Capsized

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

Jul 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,051 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

# tunisia - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Former Trinity student and Bohemians winger sets up winning goal in African Champions League final
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

Former Trinity student and Bohemians winger sets up winning goal in African Champions League final

Jun 1st 2019, 3:41 PM 7,839 Views 3 Comments

Ayman Ben Mohamed assisted the winning goal for Esperance, but a controversial final was abandoned.

# tunisia - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia
# Front Line Defenders
# Front Line Defenders

Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia

May 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 10,559 Views 24 Comments

Badr Baabou accepted an award for his work in Dublin this week.

# tunisia - Friday 10 May, 2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

May 10th 2019, 5:39 PM 13,092 Views 39 Comments

The boat was travelling from Libya to Italy.

# tunisia - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Tunisia's health minister resigns after 11 newborn babies die at maternity hospital
# Tunis
# Tunis

Tunisia's health minister resigns after 11 newborn babies die at maternity hospital

Mar 10th 2019, 1:52 PM 19,818 Views 6 Comments

A judicial inquiry has been opened into the deaths.

# tunisia - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died
# Sousse Attacks
# Sousse Attacks

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died

Feb 9th 2019, 10:58 AM 16,746 Views 11 Comments

Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.

# tunisia - Saturday 10 November, 2018

23-year-old former Trinity College student and Bohemians winger Ben Mohamed wins African Champions League
# The Boy Done Good
From The42
# The Boy Done Good

23-year-old former Trinity College student and Bohemians winger Ben Mohamed wins African Champions League

Nov 10th 2018, 9:49 AM 11,838 Views 17 Comments

Ayman Ben Mohamed was raised in Dublin and spent time with UCD, Longford Town and Bohemians.

# tunisia - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?
# Antisemitism Row
# Antisemitism Row

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?

Aug 14th 2018, 10:33 AM 15,892 Views 80 Comments

The Labour leader has been accused of antisemitism after images emerged of him attending the ceremony in 2014.

# tunisia - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims
# Spat
From The42
# Spat

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims

Jul 4th 2018, 4:53 PM 12,853 Views 11 Comments

Tunisia say they made every effort to accommodate Zimbabwe after they complained about ‘the state of the bathroom in one of the rooms, the lack of a swimming pool and the low internet speed’.

# tunisia - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier
# Road To Japan
From The42
# Road To Japan

Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:05 PM 16,267 Views 13 Comments

Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage.

# tunisia - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Lukaku and Hazard star with a brace each as Belgium crush Tunisia in seven goal contest
# Easy Peasy
From The42
# Easy Peasy

Lukaku and Hazard star with a brace each as Belgium crush Tunisia in seven goal contest

Jun 23rd 2018, 3:03 PM 6,760 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side are on the brink of the knockout stages following a one-sided victory in Moscow.

# tunisia - Monday 18 June, 2018

As it happened: England v Tunisia, World Cup
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: England v Tunisia, World Cup

Jun 18th 2018, 6:55 PM 39,071 Views 55 Comments

England took on Tunisia in their opening 2018 World Cup encounter.

# tunisia - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Turkey and Everton star apologises after getting sent off for confronting his own supporters
# Regret
From The42
# Regret

Turkey and Everton star apologises after getting sent off for confronting his own supporters

Jun 2nd 2018, 4:12 PM 6,636 Views 2 Comments

Cenk Tosun claims fans had been quarreling with his father.

# tunisia - Monday 28 May, 2018

Euro 2016 champions Portugal held by England's upcoming World Cup opponents
# Review
From The42
# Review

Euro 2016 champions Portugal held by England's upcoming World Cup opponents

May 28th 2018, 10:59 PM 7,105 Views 1 Comment

Goals from Anice Badri and Fakhreddine Ben Youssef saw Tunisia come from behind to draw 2-2.

# tunisia - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'The hotel resort had become a war zone' - Irish man who lost his wife in Tunisian terror attack
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

'The hotel resort had become a war zone' - Irish man who lost his wife in Tunisian terror attack

Feb 24th 2018, 11:01 AM 15,187 Views 16 Comments

Declan Carty told Ryan Tubridy on last night’s Late Late Show about that day.

# tunisia - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel

Feb 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 35,058 Views 13 Comments

38 people were killed in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people.

# tunisia - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest

Jan 11th 2018, 11:15 PM 8,764 Views 21 Comments

The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.

# tunisia - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,789 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,260 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# tunisia - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Who's the boss? Tunisian club to appoint new manager based on fan poll
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Who's the boss? Tunisian club to appoint new manager based on fan poll

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 PM 2,319 Views 4 Comments

CA Bizertin Club have decided to put the important decision of choosing a successor to the ousted Al-Asaad Al-Daridi in the hands of their supporters.

# tunisia - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Tunisia to end 'inhuman' forced anal examinations on 'suspected homosexuals'
# North Africa
# North Africa

Tunisia to end 'inhuman' forced anal examinations on 'suspected homosexuals'

Sep 23rd 2017, 10:30 AM 23,974 Views 85 Comments

Foreign and local rights groups have condemned the practice of the forced exams as “cruel” and “inhuman”.

# tunisia - Monday 10 July, 2017

UK police release video telling tourists what to do in case of hotel terror attack
# Run Hide Tell
# Run Hide Tell

UK police release video telling tourists what to do in case of hotel terror attack

Jul 10th 2017, 5:57 PM 24,076 Views 19 Comments

The video created a video to show tourists what to do if their hotel is targeted.

# tunisia - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Bum-pinching Tunisian football boss slapped with life ban
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

Bum-pinching Tunisian football boss slapped with life ban

Apr 15th 2017, 1:43 PM 37,061 Views 10 Comments

The boss boasted on camera about pinching the assistant referee.

# tunisia - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest
# Sousse Beach
# Sousse Beach

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest

Feb 28th 2017, 1:18 PM 15,687 Views 23 Comments

Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.

# tunisia - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now'
# Wing Wizard
From The42
# Wing Wizard

'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now'

Feb 12th 2017, 12:13 PM 38,070 Views 6 Comments

Aymen Ben Mohamed speaks to The42 about swapping the League of Ireland for Tunisia and his shock call-up to their national team.

# tunisia - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

German police arrest second Tunisian who 'may have known' about Christmas market truck attack
# Berlin
# Berlin

German police arrest second Tunisian who 'may have known' about Christmas market truck attack

Jan 4th 2017, 4:36 PM 5,837 Views 6 Comments

The 26-year-old Tunisian man has been arrested on an unrelated charge while police try to establish whether or not he was an accomplice of Berlin attacker Anis Amri.

# tunisia - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack

Dec 21st 2016, 5:35 PM 24,750 Views 122 Comments

Police have warned that 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri could be “violent and armed”.

# tunisia - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Frenchman jailed for trying to sell items from Nice massacre
# Bastille Day
# Bastille Day

Frenchman jailed for trying to sell items from Nice massacre

Jul 20th 2016, 9:15 PM 22,686 Views 43 Comments

The attack left 84 people dead.

# tunisia - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia
# The Big One
From The42
# The Big One

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia

Jun 26th 2016, 12:42 PM 3,694 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs was injured in a rout of Tunisia in the quarter-finals.

# tunisia - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Bohs winger receives Tunisia call-up for Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
# African Mission
From The42
# African Mission

Bohs winger receives Tunisia call-up for Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

May 19th 2016, 2:14 PM 6,047 Views 8 Comments

Aymen Ben Mohamed will travel to Djibouti with the Tunisian squad for the game on 3 June.

# tunisia - Monday 7 March, 2016

45 dead in terrorist violence in Tunisia
# Pre-dawn Attack
# Pre-dawn Attack

45 dead in terrorist violence in Tunisia

Mar 7th 2016, 2:11 PM 20,259 Views 23 Comments

28 of those killed were terrorists, security forces said.

# tunisia - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Policeman shot dead near site of massacre where three Irish people were killed
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Policeman shot dead near site of massacre where three Irish people were killed

Aug 19th 2015, 10:40 PM 19,330 Views 35 Comments

Dozens of people were murdered in the June attack.

# tunisia - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Irish Muslims are protesting against ISIS today
# Not In My Name
# Not In My Name

Irish Muslims are protesting against ISIS today

Jul 26th 2015, 12:05 PM 26,734 Views 246 Comments

There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions and share their concerns about extremism.

# tunisia - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'There are suspected jihadists in Ireland right now, but the threat is low'
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

'There are suspected jihadists in Ireland right now, but the threat is low'

Jul 21st 2015, 10:00 AM 18,692 Views 124 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has confirmed the government is monitoring a number of individuals.

# tunisia - Friday 17 July, 2015

Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group
# Hacked
# Hacked

Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group

Jul 17th 2015, 11:11 PM 59,641 Views 61 Comments

The leisure centres are working to remove the messages and gruesome content.

# tunisia - Friday 10 July, 2015

Update: Irish tourists told to leave Tunisia
# Attack Likely
# Attack Likely

Update: Irish tourists told to leave Tunisia

Jul 10th 2015, 1:09 PM 20,306 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has increased its security warning and advised against all non-essential travel.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 10th 2015, 8:59 AM 11,617 Views 2 Comments

It’s Friday! Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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