Tag: PM Youssef Chahed

Tunisia: Prime Minister Chahed forsakes French nationality ahead of Presidential elections

August 21, 2019

Tunisia’s Prime Minister and Presidential Hopeful Tuesday announced he has renounced his French nationality, less than one month before September 15 presidential elections.   “Like ... Read More

Tunisia: Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to run for September snap Presidential elections

August 1, 2019

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will be the candidate of the recently created Tahya Tounes party at the presidential elections to take place on September ... Read More

Tunisia: Lawmaker threatens PM with execution if government agrees to EU deal

May 13, 2019

A member of the Tunisian parliament has called on Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to walk away from a trade deal with the European Union (EU) ... Read More

Tunisia: 92-year old Essebsi eyes another presidential term

January 30, 2019

Tunisian President Beji Caïd Essebsi has announced he could run for the 2019 Presidential election in the interest of the country despite his age. The ... Read More

Tunisia: PM Youssef Chahed to head newly born political party

January 28, 2019

Dissidents of President Caid Essebsi’s party Nidaa Tounes launched Sunday a new political party named “Tahya Tounes” or “Long live Tunisia” and chose Prime Minister ... Read More

Tunisia’s 2019 Budget: No New Taxes to Buy Social Peace

December 12, 2018

The Tunisian parliament approved earlier this week the 2019 budget, which does not provide for any new taxes on individuals in a move to buy ... Read More

Tunisia in Tumultuous Waters after Suspension of PM

September 18, 2018

Tunisia's ruling Nidaa Tounes party suspended the Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, a decision that could impact the country’s frail economy. The decision could trigger an ... Read More