Tag: Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Tunisia recoups part of looted money deposited in Swiss banks

February 2, 2022

The Tunisian government has recovered a portion of money stolen by members of late President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali’s regime, deposited in Swiss banks, the ... Read More

After France, Reporters Without Borders voices concerns about future of journalism in Tunisia

January 20, 2022

France-based international media protection organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) issued Wednesday a stark report about the state of media in Tunisia as it warns against ... Read More

Tunisia: Former dictator Ben Ali to be buried in Mecca

September 20, 2019

Tunisia’s ousted leader Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali who died Thursday will be buried in Mecca in accordance with his wishes, reports say. The 83-year old ... Read More

Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union to stage strike tomark 2011 revolution anniversary

January 16, 2019

Eight years after the popular uprising that ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisian are back to the streets again as the government and its ... Read More

Tunisia: Two terrorists blow themselves up amid confrontation with security forces

January 4, 2019

Two terrorists Thursday killed themselves by letting go off their subside-belts as security forces launched an assault on their hideout in the central region of ... Read More

Tunisia: 300 custom officers to appear before accountability court

August 10, 2018

Tunisia’s General Directorate of Customs has ordered 300 custom officers to appear before a disciplinary council for “corruption” and other bribery charges,” the spokesman of ... Read More

Tunisia on Verge of Bankruptcy as IMF Freezes Loan

March 2, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has postponed the second tranche of a loan worth $350 million to Tunisia because of a lack of progress in reforms ... Read More

Tunisia: Ben Ali couple handed another 10-Year sentence for corruption

February 10, 2017

The former Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and his wife have been handed each another 10-year condemnation for corruption, reports say. Ben Ali ... Read More

Tunisian Parliament to Hold Confidence Vote on New Government

August 23, 2016

The Tunisian Parliament said it would convene a session on Friday to hold a vote of confidence on the newly formed government led by premier-designate ... Read More

Tunisia: Ennahda Party Has Reservations Over New Unity Govt

August 22, 2016

Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party, the largest in parliament, has expressed "some reservations" about the new unity government formed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. "We have ... Read More