Tunisian Presidential Advisor Lazhar Al-Qorawi al-Chabi says the Arab League is currently studying the possibility of restoring Syria's membership in the 22-member regional organization amid promising signs that the incumbent Damascus government led by President Bashar al-Assad is being admitted back into the Arab world.
Tunisian activists have called for holding protests during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s upcoming visit to the north African country over the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Thousands of Tunisian civil servants have gone on strike and joined protests across the North African country after their powerful trade union failed to secure wage hikes in tense negotiations with the government.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday named a new cabinet, including the newly created post of economic reforms minister, after reaching a deal with political parties following weeks of infighting over posts, the government said.
Tunisian security authorities have warned of the return of thousands of Takfiri militants fighting for terrorist groups in Iraq and neighboring Syria to the small Mediterranean country, demanding “exceptional measures” to combat the phenomenon.