Tag: Ben Ali

Tunisia: thousands march against corruption amnesty bill

May 15, 2017

Tunisians this weekend marched through the streets of capital city Tunis to protest against a bill that would grant amnesty to businessmen, accused of corruption ... Read More

Tunisia to Lay-off 5000 State Employees in 2017

January 30, 2017

Cash-strapped Tunisia announced that it would cut 5000 public sector jobs starting from this year in a bid to reduce government spending, said Minister of ... Read More

Tunisian TV to Air Grievances of Victims of Authoritarian Rule

December 12, 2016

In a move to ease tension and encourage reconciliation, Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission will air testimonies of the victims of authoritarian rule on TV. ... Read More

Tunisia: Three Soldiers Killed in Terrorist Attack near Algerian Border

August 30, 2016

Three Tunisian military personnel Monday lost their lives in an ambush laid by terrorists in the mountainous region of Douar Ben Njeh, near the Algerian ... Read More

Tunisia: Expert Calls for Change of Dinar by New Currency to Fight Corruption, Money Laundering & Terrorism

August 19, 2016

Tunisia could better fight corruption, money laundering and terrorism with the change of the current national currency, business analyst and international expert, Achraf Ayadi said ... Read More

Tunisia-Algeria: Tension at Border over New Tax

August 17, 2016

It seems that the Algerians are not happy at all about the decision made by their neighboring Tunisia to impose a 30 TD tax (about ... Read More

Controversy Surrounds Nomination of New Tunisian Premier

August 4, 2016

The nomination of Youssef Chahed as a new Tunisian Prime Minister by Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi has stirred controversy and angered opponents who view ... Read More

Tunisia: Youssef Chahed, Future Prime Minister of Unity Government

August 2, 2016

President Caid Essebsi will be appointing outgoing local affairs minister, Youssef Chahed, as the new prime minister, sources at the Tunisian presidential palace in Carthage ... Read More

Tunisia: Two terrorists neutralised, military personnel wounded in clashes at Jendouba

July 29, 2016

Clashes between the Tunisian army and jihadists in Jendouba, north of the African country have left two terrorists killed one army personnel wounded, defense ministry ... Read More

Tunisia: Veteran Politician Ahmed Brahim Passed Away

April 15, 2016

Tunisia has lost Thursday one its veteran living politicians. Ahmed Brahim staunch opponent of ousted Ben Ali died Thursday at the age of 70. Known ... Read More