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E-Commerce in Tunisia Does Not Exceed $63 Million

Tunisian Minister of Commerce Omar al-Bahi revealed that the e-commerce trade in Tunisia is limited and didn’t exceed TND 166 million (around $63 …

Middle East

In Africa, French is more than a common language

This week we take you to Tunisia to discover what the French call "Francophonie". Every year on March 20, more than 270 million French speakers around the globe celebrate their common tongue. In Africa, the French language is playing an increasingly important role, soon to be compulsory in schools …


Tunisia state of emergency: Is it safe to visit for UK tourists?

Tunisia has announced it is extending its state of emergency for another seven months.<p>“Following consultations with Prime Minister Yusuf Al-Shahid …





Social and political problems in Maghreb region discussed

The Brookings Doha Center (BDC) recently held a panel discussion in which top policy experts talked about the social and political problems in …


Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir featuring Ambassador Mohamed Khaled Khiari

Tunisia, where the Arab Spring began and ended. Tunisia has been the only country able to maintain a democracy in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. …

Arab Spring

World Cup-bound Tunisia still top in Africa

<b>Tunisia are still ranked the best team in Africa by Fifa who named their monthly rankings on Thursday.</b><p>The Carthage Eagles, African champions in 2004, have been top since dethroning Senegal in January.<p>Burkina Faso were the biggest movers by points in the whole rankings, as the West Africans gained …


Tunisia's Economy Takes Another Hit as Moody's Cuts Rating

Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Tunisia’s credit rating on its deteriorating fiscal situation, complicating the government’s plans to raise …


Tunisia is one of the Arab world’s biggest success stories. The Trump administration doesn’t seem to care.

<i>Andrew Miller, the deputy director for policy at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment, is a former Obama administration National Security Council official.</i><p>For the second consecutive year, President Trump has proposed a substantial cut in …


Shopper’s Diary: Soukra Tunisian Goods

Just after college, art history major Pauline Eveillard moved to Tunisia on a Fulbright scholarship and found herself unceasingly inspired by the …


Happy International Women's day from refugee and immigrant women from Syria, Tunisia, Iraq and Lebanon in Ireland



News24.com | Tunisia TV threatens football blackout after violence

Tunisia's public TV channel Wataniya has threatened to stop broadcasting football matches after two of its journalists were wounded during weekend …


Tunisian women march for equal inheritance rights

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian women have demonstrated to demand equal inheritance rights, amid national debate over the issue that has reverberated around the Muslim world.<p>Under a heavy police presence, they marched to parliament Saturday in Tunis to demand a law guaranteeing equal inheritance for …


Tunisia women march for same inheritance rights as men

Tunisians take part in a protest to demand altering religious law concerning inheritance, on March 10, 2018, in the capital Tunis. Photo: FETHI …


Tunisia Raises Interest Rate as Inflation Accelerates

Tunisia’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in almost a year as surging consumer prices and dwindling foreign …


Tunisia’s foreign exchange reserves fall to $4.6bn

Author: ASHARQ AL-AWSATSat, 2018-03-03 20:30ID: 1520087661574504700LONDON: Tunisia’s central bank has said that the country’s foreign exchange …

Central Banks

“Call Me By Your Name” Banned In Tunisia

A screening of the film in the country's capital was canceled this week.

Call Me by Your Name

Tunisia to invest $5 billion in energy projects in 2018-2020

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia will invest 12 billion dinars ($5 billion) in electricity and other energy projects from 2018 to 2020, a government statement said on Thursday.<p>The government also said it was planning a new airport close to the capital.<p>The energy projects include a 600 megawatt-underwater …


France youth international Mouez Hassen opts for Tunisia

<b>The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) confirmed on Wednesday that Hassen has agreed to play for the 2004 African champions despite having the option to represent France.</b><p>Hassen, whose parents hail from Tunisia, has represented France at every youth level - from Under-16s through to Under-21s.<p>But …


Oscar-nominated gay love film banned in Tunisia: Distributor

Tunisia's ministry of culture has banned the Oscar-nominated film "Call Me By Your Name", a love story between two men, one of its main distributors …

The Oscars

EU deals Tunisia another heavy blow

The Tunisian government is embarking on a series of measures to persuade the European Parliament to back down on its Feb. 7 decision to add Tunisia …

Sri Lanka

Tunisia gold awarded at the international olive oil competition of Los Angeles

20 countries represented, 658 products and 371 olive oil producers represented: the international olive oil competition of Los Angeles is the biggest …

Los Angeles

Pentagon partners with Germany on Tunisia border security

The Pentagon is sending nearly $20 million in high-tech help to the North African country as civil war rages in neighboring Libya.


Last residents hold on in Tunisia's underground houses

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Tunisia sees record tourist numbers in 2018 as attack effect fades

Author: ReutersWed, 2018-02-21 12:10ID: 1519212930386092800TUNIS: Tourist numbers to Tunisia will hit a record high this year, fully reversing the …


Tunisia welcomes first Chinese charterd-flight tourist group

Tunisia welcomes first Chinese charterd-flight tourist group<p>The first Chinese chartered-flight tourist group arrived in Tunisia on February 20, 2018. …

News (China)

Tunisia Tourism Booms as Terrorism Fears Abate

Tourism in Tunisia hit record highs in 2018, reversing damage incurred by the sector in wake of 2015 terrorist attacks. “We aim to receive 8 million …

Middle East

Israeli casualties in a bomb explosion at the border fence with Rafah in Gaza


48 migrants rescued from sinking boat near Tunisia

TUNIS - Tunisia’s coastguard has rescued 48 Tunisian migrants whose boat began sinking as they tried to reach Italy by sea, the interior ministry …

North Africa