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Tunisia looks to win back tourists with image makeover

The North African country hopes to welcome 7 million tourists this year, a slight increase on the 6.9 million who visited in 2010 before the revolution that ousted a decades-old dictatorship and unleashed outbreaks of Islamist violence that damaged Tunisia’s reputation.

Daily News Egypt

Ex-tourism minister jailed for 5 years

  CAIRO: Egypt’s former tourism minister was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for squandering public funds, the second member of Hosni Mubarak’s cabinet to be jailed for financial misconduct.   A criminal court found Zoheir Garana guilty of selling public land in Red Sea province below its market value to two businessmen, …


Egypt charges ex-minister, puts travel ban on another

By Sameh Fahmy CAIRO: Egypt’s public prosecutor charged the former tourism minister with corruption and barred the ex oil minister from traveling abroad pending an investigation into financial violations, state media said on Sunday. Prosecutors have been investigating graft allegations made against former officials and businessmen after a popular uprising toppled President Hosni Mubarak last …


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