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  1. Tunisia's Weakened PM Unlikely to Push Reform as Polls LoomRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed speaks during a national conference on the country's 2019 budget in Tunis, Tunisia, Sept. 14, 2018.


  2. Tunisia's weakened premier unlikely to push reform as polls loomRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but, with elections looming, looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy. FILE PHOTO: Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed gestures as he speaks during a national conference over 2019 budget in Tunis, Tunisia, September 14, 2018.


  3. Kamel Lazaar Foundation: seeds of changeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Financial Times

    ... the projects have seen the light of day, and indeed one long-running attempt to build a space for the collection in Tunisia has repeatedly been rejected by the government. Lazaar started the foundation in 2005; it is based in Switzerland because ...


  4. Analysts: Poor Economy, Unemployment Lure Tunisians to ExtremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Voice of America

    Unemployed protesters demonstrate in Tunis, Tunisia, Jan. 22, 2016. Seven years after the Arab Spring, little has been done to address youth unemployment in Tunisia, rights groups and experts say.


  5. Can Islamist moderates remake the politics of the Muslim world?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    Ennahda party member Souad Abderrahim celebrated after being elected the first woman mayor of Tunis, Tunisia, in July. The wider adoption of democratic principles could transform the discourse in a region where - as elsewhere - politics are often bound to identity and bitterly polarized.


  6. Kuwait, Tunis to Expand on Economic and Trade RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Al Bawaba

    Kuwaiti and Tunisian officials discussed in Tunis Tuesday means of developing trade exchanges and economic relations, in addition to facilitating movement of goods between the two countries. The two sides were meeting within the trade technical committee, which convened for the first time in six years thus reflecting true desire to develop economic and trade relations, Khaled Al-Fadhel, Kuwait Undersecretary of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said.


  7. Egyptian-French Movie Star Gamil Ratib DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Voice of America

    Egyptian actor Gamil Ratib is helped by a relative as he attends Omar Sharif's burial at the El Shafie Cemetery in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, July 12, 2015. Ratib is widely considered one of the greatest Egyptian movie actors of all time because of his screen presence and personal style.


  8. Attorney may use mental health defense for alleged Flint airport attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Michigan Radio

    ... attack. Ftouhi allegedly travelled from his home in Montreal to Flint, where the attack occurred. Originally from Tunisia, Ftouhi is a dual Canadian-Tunisian citizen. Among other things, Ftouhi is charged with 'committing an act of terrorism ...


  9. Tunisia hosts int'l forum on public-private partnershipsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Xinhuanet

    The forum, attended by 1,200 participants including 250 international donor representatives, will examine 33 projects worth about 13 billion dinars , according to Zied Ladhari, Tunisian Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation. The event is organized by the Tunisian Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corporation , a subsidiary of the World Bank.


  10. Burgan Bank Group Is Currently Not Experiencing Any Material Impact on Its ProfitabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Al Bawaba

    ... to its long-term strategy as well as to its customers in Turkey as well as its other subsidiaries in Algeria, Tunisia, and Iraq. Burgan Bank, a subsidairy of KIPCO (Kuwait Investment Projects Company), is a regional bank with majority owned ...


  11. Girlfriend of ex-Brit soldier jailed by Turkey for fighting ISIS blames - anti-UK agenda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Daily Star

    ... at the tourist resort at Port El Kantaoui, near the city of Sousse. "He travelled to Syria just after the attacks in Tunisia in which a lot of British people died," Rojkan said. Robinson told ITV News he went to Syria to help "innocent people" by ...


  12. Lebanese Film Festival Honors Women in CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Al Bawaba

    ... des cinemas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, is "Zaineb Hates the Snow," the ambitious and sweet-natured 2016 doc by Tunisia's Kaouther Ben Hania, which follows a little girl's yearslong coming of age as her parents migrate to Canada from Tunis. LFF ...


  13. 15 Tunisians free due to no spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | ANSA.it

    Rome, September 17 - Fifteen out of a group of 17 Tunisians awaiting expulsion from Italy were not taken back to the centre for repatriation but were only given their expulsion papers, because there were no places for them at the CPR, the Italian Interior Ministry said on Monday. The migrants were part of a group of migrants who missed repatriation last Thursday due to a broken aircraft for a charter flight that was supposed to bring them back to Tunisia.


  14. Qatar opens door to AfricaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | The Peninsula

    ... Tunisians through the Qatari-Tunisian Friendship Fund. Qatar National Bank has acquired banks in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia, and set up branches in Mauritania, Sudan and South Sudan. H H the Amir visits to the continent initiated a pivot to ...


  15. Is Israel's hand behind the attacks on Jeremy Corbyn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | OpEdNews

    ... Benjamin Netanyahu on social media last week, in which he accused Corbyn of laying a wreath at a cemetery in Tunisia in 2014 for a Palestinian faction that took hostage Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972. Eleven Israelis were ...


  16. Germany, Algeria to work more closely on deportations of asylum seekers, Merkel saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... applicants deported from Germany has risen to 504 in 2017 from 57 in 2015. Germany wants to declare Algeria, like Tunisia and Morocco, a safe country of origin, which would make it easier to deport asylum seekers from there. Less than 2 percent of ...


  17. Qatar-Tunisia trade surges by 200% in first half of 2018: EnvoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The bilateral relations between Qatar and Tunisia have grown stronger over the past years. The volume of trade between Qatar and Tunisia has risen by more than 200 percent in the first half of this year compared to the second half of previous year, said Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to Qatar, Slah Salhi.


  18. Tunisian Ruling Party Freezes Membership of PremierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Al Bawaba

    Nidaa Tounes leader Beji Caid Essebsi speaks ahead of the parliamentary election in Hammam Lif, south of Tunis this week Following long discussions that lasted for hours on Friday, the party took that decision that might lead in a further phase to a temporary dismissal of Chahed. During his visit to one of the schools in the north of the capital, Chahed refused to comment.


  19. .com | Tunisia ruling party suspends PM as rift deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | News24

    Tunisia's ruling party has suspended Prime Minister Youssef Chahed in the latest escalation of a row with the president's son that has paralysed key decisions on the troubled economy. The North African country is often portrayed as the lone success story of the Arab Spring of 2011 but more than seven years after the ouster of longtime strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali it is still battling high inflation and unemployment and sometimes violent social unrest.


  20. Dallas Mavericks: Salah Mejri stars in Tunisia victory over EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Smoking Cuban

    Dallas Mavericks big man Salah Mejri had a massive game for Tunisia in their Sept. 15 win over Egypt in a 2019 World Cup qualifying game.