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Political splits threaten Tunisia's economic reform

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tunisia's economy has faltered since the revolt against Ben Ali and problems have been exacerbated by last year's attacks by Islamist militants who targeted foreign visitors and the tourism industry which accounts for 8 percent of gross domestic product.
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Tunisia: Uphold Rights While Fighting Terrorism

Human Rights Watch - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Three of the organizations are the Tunisian recipients of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Two others represent the families of Tunisian politicians Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi, assassinated in 2013 by extremist Islamists. Five Tunisian celebrities ...
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Kenya Pipeline to face Carthage of Tunisia in Women African semi-finals

The Star, Kenya - ‎14 hours ago‎
Kenya representatives in the ongoing Women's African Club Championship, Kenya Pipeline and Kenya Prisons recorded mixed results in the quarter finals played on Thursday in Tunis, Tunisia. Kenya Pipeline kept their unbeaten run to win against Sfaxien ...

Tunisia's knitters are open for business

Knitting Industry - ‎18 hours ago‎
After the terrorist attacks at the Bardo Museum and on Sousse beach last year, Tunisia's economy suffered a massive body blow at a time of fragility following the 2011 revolution that ousted dictator Ben Ali.

Botswana: Rugby Team Readies for Tunisia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gaborone - Botswana rugby B team, which is a feeder for the senior national team, left the country midweek for a friendly test match against Lesotho in Maseru.
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Tunisia's Saphon Energy turbines inspired by BOATS could see end of offshore wind farms

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Tunisian inventors have looked to the past for inspiration in their designs for a more efficient way of capturing wind energy.

14 Egyptian fishermen detained in Tunisia for breaching fishing borders

Daily News Egypt - ‎22 hours ago‎
Egypt's ambassador to Tunisia Ayman Mesharrafa told state run news agency MENA on Thursday that the fishermen were transferred to the maritime base in Sfax for further investigations.

Tunisia on high alert after intelligence warns of Daesh suicide bombings

Al-Bawaba - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Interior Ministry received intelligence that "terrorist groups" affiliated with Daesh in Libya are planning suicide bombings against police as well as other attacks in Greater Tunis, Minister Hédi Majdoub said.

Across China: Chinese doctor fights cancer, hopes to return to Tunisia

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Forty-year-old Guo, a doctor in the maternity and child care center of Xinyu City, joined a medical aid program to Tunisia in November 2014.

Tunisia: international community has misunderstood the situation in Tunisia (Slim Chaker)

African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
“The international community is called upon to devote more time to the problems faced by Tunisia, in particular in this exceptional stage,” the government estimated through its Minister of Finance, Slim Chaker.

Tunisia: 15 companies join EDILE program

African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Fifteen Tunisian companies have joined the Economic Development through Local and Inclusive Development (EDILE) program which offers economic development organizations assessment and guidance tools on the local impact of investment projects, ...

Tunisia's jobless youth fuel Isis threat to Europe

The Times (subscription) - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Families of Islamic State fighters from Tunisia's border towns have warned that thousands more will join the terrorist group unless youth unemployment and poverty are tackled.
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Essebsi: Tunisia Would Support Military Intervention in Libya Against Daesh

Tunisia Live - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Essebsi continued, outlining Daesh's strength in Libya and its concentration within the oil basin of Sirte, where the group had access to weapons and ammunition and were training to launch land operations against Tunisia, many of whose natives made up ...

On Arab press freedom, Tunisia shows the way

Al-Arabiya - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
However, amid this bleak reality, Tunisia has made a remarkable improvement in Reporters Without Borders' press-freedom index - the first Arab country to do so.

Mouna Karray's Exploration of Tunisia's Neglected People

British Journal of Photography - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
An exhibition of photographic work from the Tunisian artist Mouna Karray's post-revolution series Nobody Will Talk About Us, the artist's first solo show in the UK, is on now at London's Tyburn Gallery.

Tunisia sees tourism figures steady despite attacks

Reuters - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
TUNIS Tunisia expects to attract 5.5 million foreign tourists this year, about the same as last year, after increasing security at hotels and focusing on new markets to counter the fallout from militant attacks, the tourism minister said.

Tunisia's Getting More Guns Than Democracy

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
In the early morning hours of March 7, dozens of Islamic State fighters appeared in the center of Ben Guerdane, an arid, roughshod Tunisian market town that serves as a smuggling hub with Libya. The Kalashnikov-wielding militants launched coordinated ...

Tunisia Is an Arab Spring Success Story

Observer - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The first government overthrow resulting from the Arab Spring took place here in the capital of Tunisia about five years ago.

Enyimba Decries Champion's League Hostility In Tunisia

The Tide - ‎10 hours ago‎
Enyimba FC players by Etoile Du Sahel of Tunisia was a ploy to distract Enyimba in the group stage of the CAF Champions League, Enyimba's top scorer Mfom Udoh said.
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Sanctions for Libya's Renegade Oil Tanker

Tunisia Live - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Efforts by Libya's eastern government to export oil independently of the UN backed government in Tripoli have resulted in the cargo ship, Distya Ameya being blacklisted by the United Nations.