Habib Bourguiba - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Habib Bourguiba


Tunisia president in 'critical condition,' attacks rock capital

Jun 27, 2019 - 8:50 PM

(UPDATED) The violence revives fears for the stability of the North African state, which is seen as a rare democratic success story of the Arab Spring uprisings but has been hit by repeated Islamist attacks

AFTERMATH. Tunisian security forces cordon off the site of an attack in the Tunisian capital's main avenue Habib Bourguiba on June 27, 2019. Photo by Fethi Belaid/AFP

Woman suicide bomber wounds 9 in Tunisia

Oct 29, 2018 - 11:03 PM

The woman suicide bomber blows herself up near police vehicles in the center of the Tunisian capital

Looking down upon the main street of Tunis, Tunisia: The Avenue Habib Bourguiba / Shutterstock  Attachments area

Confronting demons: Tunisians abused during dictatorships to testify on live TV

Nov 17, 2016 - 9:53 PM

Victims of murder rape and torture under successive dictatorships will testify on live television as Tunisia tries to deal with decades of abuse

President of the Truth and Dignity Forum (IVD) Sihem Ben Sedrine gives a press conference in Tunis on November 14, 2016, to announce the start of the public hearing for the victims of Tunisia's 23-year long dictator Ben Ali. Fethi Belaid/AFP

Tunisian dictatorship victims to tell of abuse

Nov 15, 2016 - 3:58 PM

Victims of murder rape and torture under successive dictatorships before Tunisia s 2011 uprising will be heard this week as the country tries to come to terms with decades of abuse

In this file photo, Tunisians wave national flags and shout slogans on January 14, 2016, during a rally on Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis to mark the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution. Fethi Belaid/AFP

Tunisia crisis deepens after failure to pick new PM

Nov 05, 2013 - 9:44 PM

The press laments the failure to reach an agreement saying both sides were to blame

CRISIS CONTINUES. Tunisian leader Hamma Hammami speaks to reporters on the sidelines of a recent national dialogue aimed at ending the ongoing political standoff. Photo by EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA