Watch: Purim in the Jewish community of Djerba in Tunisia

A thousand residents of the Jewish community in Djerba celebrated the holiday of Purim with special costumes and food.Hezki Baruch, 3/10/2020, 3:41 AM

Suicide attack near US embassy in Tunis kills one

Suicide attackers strike outside US embassy in Tunisian capital, killing police officer and wounding six other people.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2020, 10:44 PM

Tunisian President: Deal of the Century is the 'injustice of the century'

Tunisian President criticizes US peace plan: Palestine is not an orchard to be a subject of a deal.Elad Benari, 1/31/2020, 6:21 AM

New Tunisia president sworn in after surprise win

Tunisia's Kais Saied, nicknamed 'Robocop', sworn in after winning October 13th runoff vote.AFP, 10/23/2019, 2:13 PM

What next for Tunisia's new president?

Kais Saied, Tunisia's president-elect, has called possibility of establishing ties with Israel 'high treason'.Aymen Jamli & Caroline Perrot, 10/16/2019, 7:37 AM

Tunisia's president-elect: Normalization with Israel is treason

In TV debate before presidential election, two final contenders denounce idea of ties with Israel, say normalization should be illegal.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/13/2019, 11:04 PM

Tunisia's Islamists lead the way in local election

Exit polls in Tunisia’s legislative elections show the Ennahda party with slim lead over party led by detained business tycoon.Elad Benari, 10/7/2019, 4:44 AM

Former Tunisian president dies at 83

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled in the so-called "Arab Spring", dies in Saudi Arabia where he had lived in exile.Elad Benari, 9/20/2019, 4:38 AM

Tunisia bans the niqab Muslim face cover in public

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions 'for security reasons.'Uzi Baruch, 7/5/2019, 4:21 PM

ISIS claims twin suicide bombings in Tunisia

Twin suicide bombings targeting security forces strike Tunisia's capital, killing one officer and injuring at least eight people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2019, 6:06 AM

Praising IDF in Tunisia was 'manipulation,' minister says

Tunisian tourism ministry condemns Israeli pilgrims’ praise for their army.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/26/2019, 3:02 PM

Tunisian President calls for 'two-state solution'

Speaking at Arab League summit, Tunisian President says peace can only come with Jerusalem as the capital of the State of "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/2/2019, 6:43 AM

Tunisia's Jewish minister targeted in anti-Israel protests

Anti-Israel demonstrators protest outside of Tunisian Tourist Ministry, targeting country's Jewish Tourism Minister.Marcy, Oster, 12/9/2018, 9:22 PM

Tunisia: Criticism against appointment of Jewish minister

Opponents call for dismissal of new Tunisian Jewish tourism minister who is considered a supporter of Israel.Elad Benari, 11/19/2018, 5:43 AM

Jewish businessman confirmed as Tunisia's tourism minister

Tunisian parliament approves cabinet reshuffle which includes Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi as minister of tourism.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2018, 6:37 AM

Jewish businessman to serve as Tunisia's tourism minister

Tunisian Prime Minister shuffles cabinet, names Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi as country's new tourism minister.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2018, 4:36 AM

Tunisian President hosts PA teen who slapped soldiers

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi hosts Ahed Tamimi, says she symbolizes "Palestinian struggle".Ben Ariel, 10/4/2018, 5:12 AM

Tunisian city to honor local Jews

Tunisian city of Sousse to name four streets for local prominent Jews.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/15/2018, 12:39 AM

Tunisian Jew barred from getting kosher food in prison

Young Jews in Tunisian prison fasting until he is allowed to receive kosher food.JTA, 8/20/2018, 9:03 PM

Report: Arab men barbecue in Jewish cemetery

Photos show Arab men having barbecue in Jewish cemetery in Tunisia.JTA, 7/22/2018, 10:39 PM

Judo competitions cancelled over treatment of Israel

Judo Federation suspends competitions in Tunisia and UAE after hosts fail to confirm that Israelis would receive equal treatment.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2018, 2:13 AM

Watch: Meeting the Jewish young women who educate in Tunis

Zionist Organization Deputy Chairman meets Jewish teachers in Tunis, talks with them about Zionism, immigration, family, yearning for IsraelHezki Baruch, 6/27/2018, 4:30 PM

Israeli soccer fans harassed at World Cup in Moscow

Hecklers chase, curse, Israelis at World Cup matches in Russia.JTA, 6/23/2018, 11:23 PM

Germany arrests man suspected of building biological weapon

Tunisian man arrested in Germany on suspicion of trying to build biological weapon using deadly poison ricin.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2018, 5:39 AM

Croatia blocks extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer's death

Croatia's top court blocks extradition of a Bosnian man to Tunisia over the alleged murder of Hamas aerospace engineer.Elad Benari, 5/29/2018, 2:06 AM

Hidden camera TV show on Israel sparks furor in Tunisia

TV show in which well-known Tunisians were secretly filmed agreeing to deal with 'Israel' sparks controversy.AFP, 5/22/2018, 6:58 PM

Man attempts to stab police near Tunisian synagogue

45-year-old arrested after trying to stab police on patrol near a synagogue in Tunisian capital, handed over to anti-terror services.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2018, 5:36 AM

'Normalization with Israel is in our interest'

Head of Liberal Tunisian Party opines his country should normalize ties with Israel, says it would help the economy and int'l relations.Ben Ariel, 5/13/2018, 5:36 AM

This rabbi blows a shofar just before Shabbat

Every Friday, Tunisia's chief rabbi stands on his rooftop and blows a shofar, announcing the start of Shabbat.Hezki Baruch, 5/10/2018, 6:37 PM

European Rabbis lead interfaith dialogue in Tunisia

Conference of European Rabbis leads interfaith dialogue, emphasizing communication and the war against terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2018, 2:46 PM

Tunisia Grand Mufti: Arutz Sheva reporter said he was Arab

Tunisian Grand Mufti says he was deceived after criticism of interview welcoming Jewish visitors to Tunisia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 4:25 PM

Mufti of Tunisia to Arutz Sheva: 'We are united by our humanity'

Grand Mufti of Tunisia calls for unity between different faiths. 'We must go hand in hand, communicate and get to know each other.'Hezki Baruch, 5/8/2018, 10:59 AM

'A community unlike anywhere else in the world'

Arutz Sheva speaks with President of Conference of European Rabbis about impressions of rabbinical delegation to Tunisia.Hezki Baruch, 5/8/2018, 8:29 AM

Tunisian Islamists claim victory in local elections

Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party claims victory in country’s first free local elections. One of their candidates was a Jewish man.Ben Ariel, 5/7/2018, 3:07 AM

Tunisia bid for Youth Olympics blocked over ban of Israelis

Bid by Tunisia to host 2022 Youth Olympics blocked because the country recently banned Israeli athletes.Elad Benari, 5/4/2018, 6:13 AM

Pilgrimage to Tunisia synagogue ends without incident

About 3,000 people took part in annual Jewish pilgrimage to Ghriba synagogue on island of Djerba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2018, 4:04 AM

Worshippers flock to Tunisia synagogue for Lag Ba'Omer

Thousands of pilgrims celebrate Lag Ba'Omer at the Ghriba synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2018, 4:15 AM

Tunisia: Arrests in assassination of Hamas drone expert

2 people of Bosnian nationality charged in 2016 assassination of Hamas drone specialist.AFP, 5/2/2018, 6:52 PM

Tunisian Islamist party endorses Jewish candidate

Meet the Jewish candidate who hopes to win a seat in Tunisia's first municipal elections since the country's dictator lost power.AFP, 4/29/2018, 7:34 AM

Israelis barred from taekwondo world championship in Tunisia

Tunisian courts rule Israelis not allowed to compete in international sporting events to avoid 'normalization.'JTA, 4/8/2018, 10:14 PM

Tunisian lawmaker rips Israeli flag in parliament

Tunisian legislator rips up an Israeli flag in protest against delay in debate on law criminalizing relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/14/2018, 6:14 AM

Top aide of African Al-Qaeda leader killed in Tunisia

Tunisian security forces kill top aide of the leader of the Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.Ben Ariel, 1/21/2018, 2:37 AM

5 arrested following firebomb attack on Tunisian synagogue

Five men ranging in age from 19 to 21 arrested days after synagogue on island of Djerba firebombed.JTA, 1/15/2018, 6:31 PM

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

Tunisian police arrest over 200 for violently rioting, stealing, firebombing Jewish buildings, and breaking windows.AFP, 1/10/2018, 2:58 PM

Synagogue attacked in Tunisia

Muslims throw firebombs at Jewish school, syangogue, during protests against Tunisian government.Ido Ben Porat, 1/10/2018, 12:26 PM

Tunisia: Protester dies in clashes with security forces

One person killed in clashes between security forces and protesters during demonstrations against austerity measures near Tunisian capital.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2018, 4:35 AM

Watch: Tunisians claim Holocaust was a 'myth and a lie'

Tunisians protest at opening of Holocaust exhibition at National Library in Tunis, claim Holocaust never happened.Elad Benari, 1/2/2018, 5:12 AM

Tunisia bans Emirates airlines after women refused passage

Tunisia bans Emirates airline after women were prevented from boarding their flights.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2017, 9:19 AM

How many Tunisian Jews were murdered in the Holocaust?

New study reveals number of Tunisian Jews murdered in Holocaust much higher than previously thought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 5:21 PM

Revolution in Tunisia

Tunisian women can now marry non-Muslim men, government rules.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2017, 11:26 PM

Tunisian court bans 'Wonder Woman'

Tunisian court bans film starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot because she defended Operation Protective Edge.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2017, 9:39 AM

'BDS campaign against Jewish comedian is anti-Semitic'

Tunisian human rights group says BDS campaign to prevent Michel Boujenah from performing at Carthage festival over Zionism is anti-Semitic.JTA, 7/2/2017, 3:42 PM

Tunisia bans 'Wonder Woman because of Israeli actress

Tunisian court bans the showing of “Wonder Woman” because Israeli actress Gal Gadot served in the IDF.Elad Benari and JTA, 6/12/2017, 3:37 AM

Labour UK chief attends ceremony honoring Munich terrorists

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls ceremony honoring terrorists involved in abduction, murder of Israeli athletes 'poignant'.David Rosenberg, 5/28/2017, 10:48 PM

North Africa's oldest synagogue to become a world heritage site?

Tunisia seeks UNESCO World Heritage status for Djerba Island, "isle of kohanim" and site of 2,500 years old Ghriba synagogue.AFP, 5/14/2017, 8:30 PM

Lag Baomer in Tunisia: Festive mood and tight security

Despite terror warnings, Jews from Israel and around the world arrive in Tunisia to celebrate the holiday and feel 'at home.'AFP, 5/13/2017, 9:35 PM

Tunisia: DJ sentenced to jail over call to prayer remix

Tunisian court sentences British DJ in absentia to a year in jail for playing dance remix of the Muslim call to prayer.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/8/2017, 1:07 AM