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Belgium Makes a Statement With Rout of Tunisia

New York Times - 29 Jun 2018
To its credit, Tunisia attacked throughout the game and was rewarded when Dylan Bronn headed in a long free kick. But any chance of a fightback ended just before halftime when Hazard laid off a touch-pass to Lukaku, who drove home his second goal.

Libya-Tunisia border closed amid trade dispute - 21 Jul 2018
A trade dispute between Libya and Tunisia has halted cross-border traffic for 10 days. Trucks have been unable to go through the border crossing for over a week, disrupting business and sowing confusion. Tunisians who work in Libya aren't sure they'll ...

Qatar has 2nd largest FDI in Tunisia

The Peninsula Qatar - 21 Jul 2018
DOHA: Qatar has the second largest foreign direct investment in Tunisia, accounting for 16% of the country's available investments, QNA reported. France ranked first in terms of classification of foreign direct investments by country, by about 215 ...

The Latest: Boat that took on migrants pointed to Tunisia

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 19 Jul 2018
The groups, most of them based in Tunisia, said Thursday that Tunisian authorities were deciding whether to grant the boat entry after Italy, Malta and France refused to let it dock. Tunisian authorities couldn't immediately be reached to provide its ...

In Tunisia's hotbed of revolution people now struggle to find work

TRT World - 19 Jul 2018
KASSERINE, TUNISIA – On a Thursday morning in July, as the sun starts beating down, a scattered group of around 30 young people is hanging around the stairs that lead to the office of Kasserine governorate. They have set up a makeshift residence there ...

Zamalek In Talks to Sign Tunisia's Sassi

Al-Bawaba - 21 Jul 2018
Zamalek football club president Mortada Mansour revealed that the Cairo giants are still in talks to sign Tunisian defensive midfielder Ferjani Sassi, hinting that key stars Mahmoud 'Shikabala' Abdel-Razeq, Mostaf Fathi and Ahmed El-Shenawi could be ...

Tunisia engages in diplomatic push to end Libyan crisis

The Arab Weekly - 21 Jul 2018
TUNIS - Tunisia has been lobbying Libya's main political and military officials to agree to UN-backed elections in December to help end the country's 7-year-old conflict. Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui wrapped up a series of meetings July ...

Tunisia's president says PM should quit if crisis continues

Reuters - 15 Jul 2018
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country's political and economic crisis continues, withdrawing his support for the premier, who has clashed with the ...

Libya-Tunisia Ras Ajdair border closed for 10th day

Libyan Express - 21 Jul 2018
Trucks have been unable to go through the border crossing for over a week, disrupting business and sowing confusion. Tunisians who work in Libya aren't sure they'll be able to re-enter after going home for a visit, while Libyans have been turned back ...

“Silk Road” symphonic concert held in Tunisia - 21 Jul 2018
A symphonic concert, with the theme of “Silk Road,” was performed Monday night in Tunis, capital of Tunisia. Held at the ruins of Antonin baths, part of the archaeological site of Carthage, this open-air concert attracted over 300 audience. Tunisian ...

Economist: Tunisia losses $ 800 million per year due Libya crises

The Libya Observer - 21 Jul 2018
Sy stated in a study prepared by the World Bank regarding Tunisia and Libya that smuggling of petrol from Libya to Tunisia led to the loss of 500 million litres annually, equivalent to 17% in the budget level in Libya and on the level of tax revenues ...

Nicaragua and lessons from the 'Arab Spring'

The Hill - 19 Jul 2018
Nicaragua is in the throes of a bloody anti-authoritarian uprising. President Daniel Ortega has refused to step down or call early elections, and the protest movement that began in mid-April has led to mounting violence. Tunisia had a similar uprising ...

Women This Week: Ballot Breakthroughs in Mexico and Tunisia

Council on Foreign Relations (blog) - 13 Jul 2018
Women to Lead Capital Cities in Mexico and Tunisia. Mexico's July election brought major gains for women, who will comprise 49 percent of the Chamber of Deputies and 51 percent of the Senate when the new government sits in December. Women also ...

Matmata Underground Houses

Atlas Obscura - 16 Jul 2018
The Berber underground homes of Matmata lie in an arid, pockmarked landscape in the parched valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region. Made famous by Star Wars, these traditional structures are now threatened as residents move away to live in ...

Tunisia to borrow $85 million for Digital Tunisia 2020 project

Middle East Monitor - 18 Jul 2018
The Tunisian parliament has approved an agreement with the African Development Bank (ADB) worth €71.56 million ($85.1 million) on a loan to fund the Digital Tunisia 2020 project. The vote on the loan agreement was made during a plenary session of the ...

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