Beji Caid Essebsi

Tunisian candidates start their presidential campaigns

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 12:26 GMT

Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept. 15 election

Insulting Essebsi, fugitive Ghoneim barred from entering Tunisia

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 11:46 GMT

Ghoneim has described Essebsi as "apostate" who had been fighting against Allah (God) and Islam.

Tunisian President dies at 93: Presidency

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 - 10:22 GMT

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi passed away at the age of 93 on Thursday, announced the Tunisian Presidency in a statement.

Health condition of President Essebsi 'largely improved' - spokesperson

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 - 01:42 GMT

In statements on Friday, Garrach said the president of the state is in good health and can speak.

BREAKING: Tunisian President hospitalized after suffering ‘serious illnesses'

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 - 01:32 GMT

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi was admitted to a military hospital due to suffering “serious illness,” said the Tunisian Presidency in a statement.

Tunisia PM says changing the government now will hurt the economy

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Tuesday a change of government would put the economy at risk and shake the confidence of international lenders.

Tunisia and Morocco summon U.S. ambassadors over Jerusalem

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 02:57 GMT

Tunisia and Morocco summoned U.S. ambassadors to express anger over the U.S.’ decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Tunisian pres. probes with premier outcome of Egypt's visit

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 05:12 GMT

Beji Caid Essebsi discussed with Youssef Chahed the outcome of the premier's recent visit to Egypt to take part in the joint committee meetings.

Sisi meets Tunisian cabinet head, ministers in Cairo

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 01:41 GMT

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail attended a meeting between President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Head of Government of Tunisia Youssef Chahed.

A joint Egyptian-Tunisian committee meeting to kick off on Sat

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 03:42 GMT

Tunisian President Essebsi discussed Friday with his Prime Minister Youssef Chahed the agenda of the 16th session of the joint higher Egyptian-Tunisian committee.

French PM to visit Tunisia on Oct. 5

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 02:30 GMT

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will visit Tunisia on October 5 for a meeting of the joint cooperation council.

Tunisia postpones first post-revolt municipal polls

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 07:47 GMT

Tunisia has indefinitely postponed its first municipal elections since a 2011 uprising, the electoral commission said Monday.

Haftar to visit Tunisia on Monday

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 10:19 GMT

Commander in Chief of the Libyan Armed Forces Khalifa Haftar will arrive here on Monday .

Tunisian President swims against religious tides

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 01:20 GMT

Tunisian President Essebsi calls for ending a regulation that prohibits the documentation of any marriage of a Tunisian Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man.