Tunisia

  • 28 Oct 2011

    The Islamist Ennahda party wins Tunisia’s first elections since the Arab Spring, amid protests in the centre of the country.

  • 25 Oct 2011

    The moderate Islamic Ennahda party has claimed victory saying it has won over 40 per cent of votes. Channel 4 News gauges reaction from the first democratic election of the Arab Spring.

  • 23 Oct 2011

    Tunisian voters are pouring into polling stations as the country holds its first free elections since the Arab Spring uprising.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    As the death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is confirmed, Channel 4 News looks at where this leaves Libya as well as the progress in the rest of the “Arab Spring” nations.

  • 9 Oct 2011

    Normal life is returning to Tripoli, blogs Lindsey Hilsum, back in Libya to research a book on recent events in the country. Petrol is now plentiful and the population’s attention has turned to the national team’s performance in football’s African Nations Cup.

  • 20 Jun 2011

    Tunisian ex-president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife have been sentenced in absentia to 35 years in jail and have been ordered to pay 40 million pounds in fines.

  • 19 May 2011

    Al-Qaeda releases a tape said to feature Osama bin Laden praising this year’s uprisings in the Middle East and calling for more Muslim “tyrants” to be toppled.

  • 21 Apr 2011

    As turmoil rages in the Middle East, the Duke of York’s business connections are beginning to unravel.

  • 28 Mar 2011

    Jonathan Rugman has witnessed four uprisings – Tunisisa, Egypt, Libya and Bahrain – in less than four months. And when the dust finally settles, he sees democracy on the horizon in the Arab world.

  • 28 Mar 2011

    Jonathan Rugman has witnessed four Arab uprisings in less than four months and believes the fight for democracy will eventually prevail.

  • 3 Mar 2011

    Alex Thomson blogs from the border between Tunisia and Libya on the miracle of the modern telephone and the stories of those who have fled Gaddafi’s nation.

  • 1 Mar 2011

    Alex Thomson returns to the Libya Tunisia border to find that the situation has changed in the past three days: it is not chaotic or catastrophic – but it’s not comfortable.

  • 1 Mar 2011

    Shots have been fired into the air at the border of Libya and Tunisia. Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson says around 20,000 people are waiting at the border.

  • 28 Feb 2011

    As usual we were looking for trouble and being journalists – let’s face it – relieved to find it. As usual these days in Tunis the trouble was brewing all around the Interior Ministry in the center of town, blogs Alex Thomson.

  • 28 Feb 2011

    Alex Thomson returns to Tunisia to find there is still a lot of unfinished business in the country which triggered the Arab uprisings.