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 Nefta, an oasis town close to Tunisia's western border with Algeria. (Photo: Tico/Wikimedia Commons)
29 Nov 13
Customs service lacks the manpower, vehicles and helicopters it would need to stem the flow of consumer goods, arms and drugs.
21 Nov 13
Homegrown marijuana on the illicit market alongside narcotics imported by trafficking networks.
11 Oct 13
Officials deny that medical error is common and insist legal methods of redress are working.
10 Oct 13
Fears of violence mean foreigners stay away, and lack of cash slows recovery.
A boat carrying migrants heads for Lampedusa. (Photo: Micniosi/Wikimedia)
3 Oct 13
Attempting to cross to Lampedusa on flimsy vessels carries huge risks.
Portrait of a man from Sidi Bouzid who lives off the scraps people at the city market offer him. (Photo: Aymen Hamdi)
25 Sep 13
Pictures show daily life in all its colours.
A Tunisian army unit involved in the fight against militants near Kasserine. (Photo: Ezer Mnasri)
18 Sep 13
Security sources say recent arrests mark progress in campaign to root out armed Islamists from their mountain retreats.
Protesters in El Reqab, central Tunisia, hold a picture of murdered politician Mohamed Brahmi. July 25, 2013.  (Photo: Mohammed Jelali)
26 Jul 13
Recriminations fly as governing Ennahda party condemns assassination while opponents suggest it had a hand in it.
Mourner at Chokri Belaid's funeral, February 8. (Photo: Rabii Kalboussi)
22 Feb 13
Ennahda picks one of its own to take over prime minister’s post after dismissing plan for a non-partisan government to see country through crisis.
The late Chokri Belaid, pictured in October 2012. (Photo: Amine Ghrabi/Flickr)
7 Feb 13
As politicians argue about what to do next, Tunisians take to the streets in scenes reminiscent of spring 2011.