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Scores of young people in Tunisia's southwestern Kebili province on Wednesday shut down several oil and gas pipelines to protest the government's failure to meet their demands for more job opportunities and stepped-up local development. Speaking from ...
In the presence of Moroccan Head of government Saad Eddine Othmani and his Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed, the agreements focus on investment, vocational training, higher education and employment between the two countries.

He has also been given a vote of thanks in the form of a personal award from the Tunisian government in appreciation of his success and for putting Tunisian olive oil on the world map of quality producers. Next up are meetings in Russia and Australia ...
Rabat - King Mohammed VI offered, on Sunday in Rabat, an iftar in honor of Tunisian head of government Youssef Chahed, who is on a working visit to Morocco, chaired by head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani. The event was attended by the ...
A road blocked by Tunisian protestors. Protesters blockading oil and gas fields in southern Tunisia have reached an agreement with the government to end a sit-in and allow production to restart immediately, the government and protesters said on Friday.
During the visit, the first by the Moroccan Monarch to Tunisia in the wake of the Arab Spring, King Mohammed VI gave an address at the Tunisian parliament and co-chaired with the then Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki the signing ceremony of 23 ...

Rabat - Tunisian Head of government Youssef Chahed is set to pay a two-day visit to Morocco on June 18 and 19, according to news agency Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP).
"Follow the advice of the Tunisian security authorities and your travel company, if you have one." There are currently no direct flights between the UK and Monastir or Enfidah airports in Tunisia. The UK government is working closely with authorities ...
TUNIS, June 16 (KUNA) -- The Tunisia government and protestors' representatives in the oil zone in southern Tataouine region have reached a deal to halt the protests that broke out two months ago paralyzing operations in the local petroleum sector.
The governments of Algeria, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates have all reportedly bought the system, though a telling bit of information came from a Tunisian intelligence official quoted by the BBC. Under former President ...
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has acknowledged Tunisia's support for Turkey following the defeated coup of July 2016, saying the North African country ...
The investigation found that ETI, a cyber-intelligence firm acquired by BAE back in 2010, sold a mass surveillance system called 'Evident' to the Tunisian government, who subsequently used it to repress their opponents in the first uprising of the ...
One of the first customers for the Evident software before the ETI acquisition was the Tunisian government, which was then run by the now-ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
A state of emergency in Tunisia was yesterday extended for a further four months - effectively wiping out the summer holiday season.
Six years into the War On Terrorism in the region and the Tunisian government is still unable to do much to improve the situation of these people or protect them from terrorist threats.
... 59 foreign tourists and a Tunisian guard. They were part of a wave of jihadist violence since a revolution toppled long-time dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
A year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and a Danish newspaper has uncovered evidence that the UK defence giant BAE Systems has made large-scale sales ...

Six years into the War On Terrorism in the region and the Tunisian government is still unable to do much to improve the situation of these people or protect them from terrorist threats.
A man was sentenced to one month in prison for breaking his fast and smoking during the fasting month of Ramadan in Tunisia, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty International condemned the move as a clear violation of individual freedoms.
"Therefore," Ghannouchi asserted, "we support the Tunisian government's stance [regarding the crisis], considering it an extension of Tunisia's historical policy regarding disputes between Arab brothers." On June 5, five Arab countries -- Saudi Arabia ...
Dozens of people have gathered in the capital of Tunisia to protest for the right not to fast during Ramadan, following the arrests of several abstainers.
With the budget deficit actually expected to widen this year, thanks to higher fuel costs and the decline in the value of Tunisia's currency, the dinar, the government is under pressure to bring such costs down. Furusawa said there was also a need for ...
... development policy loan will help the government's efforts to improve the efficiency of public investments and promote greater participation of the private sector through public-private partnerships," said Abdoulaye Sy, the bank's senior economist ...
Tunis- Tunisia on Monday said non-government organisations must declare any funds they receive from abroad in line with a 2011 law on freedom of association, giving them a month to comply.
The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $500 million loan to support Tunisia's budget, a government official for the North African country said on Tuesday.
Tunis - The Tunisian authorities have given all charity organizations in the country a month to submit a statement on the foreign donations and grants that they receive.
(Tunis) - The referral of a businessman to trial before a military court, and the incommunicado detention of seven other men in undisclosed locations, is a threat to human rights in Tunisia, Human Rights Watch said today. A picture ... Tunisian ...
According to Deadline, the Tunisian culture Minister has delayed Wonder woman indefinitely and may actually seek to have it banned outright.
This is the type involved in the monopolisation of government contracts and bank loans. The other type is a newer and less sophisticated kind of corruption used by the kanatariya (Tunisian colloquial for "smugglers") as part of the country's informal ...
Qatar and Turkey back a loosely-knit Muslim Brotherhood-led coalition that controls Tripoli and the west of the country, while a UN-recognised government based in Tobruk, near the Egyptian border, is supported by the UAE, Egypt and Russia. Lately, the ...
A U.N.-backed government installed in Tripoli is trying to expand its influence and work with Western powers on security and immigration.
Abdul Latif Haddad, a political activist and member of the Tunisian General Labor Union, believes the timing of the anti-corruption campaign caught people off guard.
They say that despite government pressure, they did their best to maintain an honest account of the recent annals of Tunisian history. Bensedrine "attacked the honor of Historians," said Mustapha Tlili, director of the history department at the College ...
Tunisians hold flags during a demonstration in solidarity with Prime Minister Youssef Chahed in his fight against corruption on May 26, 2017 in front of the prime ministry offices.
TUNIS // Tunisian prime minister Youssef Chahed was reported on Sunday as saying that no one involved in corruption would emerge unscathed in his government's "war" on graft. Corruption was widespread in Tunisia under longtime president Zine El ...
The early stages of the democratic transition of power - the first in the Arab world after the Arab Spring, which took root in Tunisia - were difficult, and Tunisia went through great political challenges. Adoption of a new Constitution in 2014 by a ...
For example, in 1981 the government of Tunisia ordered a dozen F-5 Tiger II fighter aircraft from Northrop Grumman (nyse: NOC).
Innovative adaptation strategies are needed to proactively address the risks posed by climate change on populations and key socio-economic sectors in Tunisia's most vulnerable coastal areas. In response to these issues, the government of Tunisia ...
He says he is afraid to return to his native Tunisia after fleeing the country following his conversion from Islam to Christianity.
According to media reports, the Tunisian government will put on the block 70 megawatts of solar and 140 megawatts of wind energy projects in an auction set for November 2017.
Tunisian agricultural products are not economically viable and activity is unsustainable unless the government provides subsidies.
By Keiichi Honma / Yomiuri Shimbun Cairo Bureau ChiefCAIRO - A survey has been secretly in progress in the North African country of Tunisia. It consists of interviews with militants who returned from Syria and Iraq, ... "In conclusion, most of them do ...
Aware of the need to revive the economy and encourage investment, Tunisia has taken various operational and legislative measures to improve security conditions.
A Tunisian security official and director of counter-terrorism, yet to be named, are the latest figures to be arrested in the country's fight against corruption.
The Tunisian Forum on Economic and Social rights said yesterday that the Tunisian government has neglected the file of more than 500 illegal Tunisian migrants who are missing in Italy. "The current government is betting on the time factor to obscure ...
Tunisia's Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has launched a tender for 210 megawatts (MW) of wind and solar capacity, with the auction including both small-scale and utility-scale solar power projects.
On 20 April, WFP and the Ministries of education and agriculture hosted a multi-stakeholder workshop on school gardens. The Minister of Education, senior government officials and the president of the Tunisian Agriculture and Fishery Union, together ...
... to the Tunisian government of 24 Kiowa Warrior helicopters. The news release put the estimated value of the transaction - including requested equipment, training, and support - at $100.8 million.
Switzerland has returned to the Tunisian government an amount of $4 million, which is part of funds in Swiss banks that were frozen in 2011 immediately following the ouster of the former President Ben Ali in what was known as the Arab Spring.
For Tunisia, the ban is part of a broader effort at establishing greener policy. It came into effect on March 1, 2017, and requires all supermarket chains to stop distributing the bags.


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