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Tunisia says suspected mastermind of June 27 bombings dead

Jul 04, 2019 - 12:39 PM

Tunisian interior ministry say police tracked the suspect down to the working class suburb of Intilaka where he detonated a suicide vest

Tunisian security forces tighten security measures outside a metro station near the bus stop where a man reportedly wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in the early hours of July 3, 2019 in the capital Tunis, after being chased by police. The Tunisian interior ministry said a jihadist, on the run for two days, was killed on July 3 in the western Tunis neighbourhood of Cité Intilaka while security forces were chasing him to detain him. The official sources said the suspect blew himself up during the police operation. AFP

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

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Tunisian authorities arrest 9 suspects over museum attacks

Mar 20, 2015 - 12:33 AM

20 foreigners and at least one Tunisian die in the assault