Latest in Tag: Tunisia Highlight
Latest in Tag: Tunisia
A new report published by the United Nations says illicit arms from the Libyan civil war fuelling conflicts in the wider region
By Farah Halime With the rise of political Islam across North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, Islamic finance is being touted as the solution to decades of unemployment and economic inequality. “We’ve tried socialism, we’ve tried capitalism, now we’re trying Islam,” cried supporters of Mohamed Morsi, when he was …
Protests were held in several capitals, of which are Berlin, Kiev, Paris and Brussels
Hamdeen Sabahy meets with high-level government officials in Tunis
The European Commission released a report on Wednesday assessing Egypt’s transition to democracy
The official members’ meeting on 4 March supported achieving the objectives of the Agadir agreement
Standard and Poor’s was the first credit ratings agency to respond to the crisis, cutting Tunisia’s sovereign rating from BB to BB- with a negative outlook, citing “the risk of seeing the political situation deteriorate further”.
Tunisia is facing a grave political crisis after the February assassination of leftist politician Chokri Belaid
Alleged killer of Chokri Belaid is identified by his own father
A number of social media sites belonging to Salafists and other Islamist groups have denounced the “Harlem Shake” as indecent.
“The killer has been identified and is being chased,” Larayedh told a news conference.
Larayedh has until 8 March to present a new government to the head of state, Marzouki’s spokesman said, adding that the president urged him to do so “as quickly as possible because the country cannot wait any longer.”
There is no stopping the train, and it is important to do all that is possible to try to get to the right destination, rather than just go faster
Jebali first floated his initiative in the wake of public outrage over the killing in broad daylight of outspoken government critic Chokri Belaid
Ennahda chief Rached Ghannouchi has strongly reiterated his party’s refusal to relinquish power in line with an initiative proposed by Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali
The mass rally was called to defend the right of Ennahda to continue at the head of the ruling coalition and oppose to form a government of technocrats.
Congress for the Republic party demands the resignation of the interior, justice and foreign ministers
The ministers of President Moncef Marzouki’s party in the ruling Ennahda-led coalition are on the verge of stepping down
Tunisia’s opposition has been undermined by differences since the 2011 revolution
The killing of Chokri Belaid plunges Tunisia into political crisis
Tunisian capital at a near standstill during burial of Chokri Belaid
Furious demonstrators built barricades in central Tunis on Wednesday and clashed with police
Chokri Belaid’s assassination is the first in Tunisia since the Arab Spring uprising began in 2011
Trip was to participate in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Cairo
Wife reports two bullets hit him
President Moncef Marzouki, Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali and parliamentary speaker Mustapha Ben Jaafar saluted the national flag at an early-morning ceremony in Tunis to mark the occasion.
Ben Guerdane, around 30km from the border, has witnessed sporadic unrest since Sunday, fuelled by Tripoli’s decision to close the Ras Jdir border crossing in early September for security reasons.
Tunisia’s economic recovery has been hampered by persistent insecurity and the crisis in Europe fuelling the anger and frustration of many young Tunisians
Much of Tunisia’s interior suffers from a chronic lack of development
More than 250 people wounded