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Wife of Tunisia's late president Essebsi dies on election day

Wife of Tunisia's late president Essebsi dies on election day

The wife of Tunisia's late president Beji Caid Essebsi died on Sunday, as Tunisians were voting to elect his successor less than two months after his death.

Tunisia presidential hopefuls line up for September polls

Tunisia presidential hopefuls line up for September polls

Presidential hopefuls in Tunisia began registering their candidacies on Friday for snap September polls called after the death of 92-year-old leader Beji Caid Essebsi.

Tunisia to open registration for presidential candidates on August 2

Tunisia to open registration for presidential candidates on August 2

Registration for candidates seeking to stand for Tunisia's presidency will kick off on August 2, an electoral official said Sunday

Amir attends state funeral of Tunisian president

Amir attends state funeral of Tunisian president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended the state funeral of Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi, held at the Carthage Palace in Tunis Saturday.

Amir to attend funeral of late Tunisian president Saturday

Amir to attend funeral of late Tunisian president Saturday

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will attend the funeral of the late Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi in Tunis Saturday.

Essebsi's body moved to presidential palace in Tunis ahead of funeral

Essebsi's body moved to presidential palace in Tunis ahead of funeral

The body of late Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi was transferred from a military hospital to the presidential palace in Tunis on Friday, as the country prepared for the funeral.

President falls ill as attacks rock Tunisia capital

President falls ill as attacks rock Tunisia capital

Double suicide attacks shook Tunisia's capital Thursday, even as the country was plunged into uncertainty with the hospitalisation of President Beji Caid Essebsi who was said to be "seriously ill".

Tunisia's president proposes relative as PM, critics cry foul

Tunisia's president proposes relative as PM, critics cry foul

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has proposed a junior minister who is a family member as his candidate to replace sacked Prime Minister Habib Essid, politicians said on Tuesday, drawing accusations of nepotism from the opposition.

Emir holds official talks with Tunisian president

Emir holds official talks with Tunisian president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the visiting Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi held official talks at the Emiri Diwan yesterday.

Tunisia eyeing joint investment fund with Qatar

Tunisia eyeing joint investment fund with Qatar

Tunisia is eyeing to raise a $2bn joint-investment fund with Qatar to be invested in a range of sectors, including food production and manufacturing, an official of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade, and Handicrafts has said.