US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a phone call on Monday with Tunisian President Kais Saied, encouraged him "to adhere to the principles of democracy and human rights," US State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.
At least 21 migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, a Tunisian official said on Friday.
Tunisia’s Minister of Economy, Finance, and Investment Support, Ali al-Kaali, lauded Qatar’s successful investments in the North African country during the Qatari-Tunisian Business Forum held at Qatar Chamber Tuesday.
At least 39 migrants drowned off Tunisia when two boats capsized on Tuesday, the defence ministry said, as numbers risking the dangerous crossing to Europe continue to rise.
The relationship between the leadership and the people of Qatar and Tunisia have become a model for brotherhood and cooperation regionally and internationally, Qatar's ambassador to Tunisia, Saad Nasser al-Hamidi told local Arabic daily Arrayah.
A Tunisian startup is developing a 3D-printed bionic hand, hoping the affordable and solar-powered prosthetic will help amputees and other disabled people across Africa.
Nine more bodies have been recovered after a migrant boat sank off Tunisia, raising the death toll to at least 11 with several still missing, the National Guard said Monday.