Tunisia borrows $55 mln from Germany to
Al-ArabiyaTunisia borrows $55 mln from Germany to 'modernize' educationAl-ArabiyaTunisia signed on Friday a loan agreement with Germany enabling it to borrow 45 million euros ($55 million) to “modernize” more than 300 of its educational institutions, the official Tunisia Agency Press (TAP) reported. “Granted by the German ...and more »
Posted on 21 December 2014 | 1:52 am
With Elections Looming, Tunisia Is an Arab
Jewish Daily ForwardWith Elections Looming, Tunisia Is an Arab Spring Success Story — For NowJewish Daily ForwardDjerba, Tunisia — For an old Moscow hand who had the privilege to cover the last days of the Soviet Union for the Forward 25 years ago, Tunis feels a bit like perestroika. From every restaurant and hotel lobby, television screens blare commentators of ...and more »
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:00 pm
Major political shift to come as Tunisia
The NationalMajor political shift to come as Tunisia votes for new presidentThe NationalTUNIS // The final round of Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday looks set to confirm a major shift in the country's post-revolutionary politics, as the incumbent president, former human rights activist Moncef Marzouki, faces a strong challenge ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 1:04 pm
Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Frustrated
Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Frustrated With Pace Of ChangeNPRPeople took to the streets four years ago in Tunisia to help topple a dictator and spark a wave of uprisings across the Arab world. Tomorrow Tunisians will vote for their president. But young people, who were key to the protests of the Arab Spring, are ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 8:29 am
Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Find
Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Find Themselves SidelinedWABE 90.1 FMPeople took to the streets four years ago in Tunisia to help topple a dictator and spark a wave of uprisings across the Arab world. Tomorrow Tunisians will vote for their president. But young people, who were key to the protests of the Arab Spring, are ...and more »
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 5:04 am
Tunisia's old regime hopes makeover can
By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - In the corner of his office, Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi keeps a bust of Habib Bourguiba, who led the country in 1957 after its independence from France. It is a symbol, he says, of the kind of statesman Tunisia now needs. The 88-year-old was a minister in Bourguiba's government and is now standing for President himself. ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 11:48 pm
Tunisia holds landmark election
Tunisia, whose 2011 uprising inspired the Arab Spring, holds a presidential run-off whose winner will be the country's first freely elected leader.
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 9:52 pm
Tunisia elections will test fragile
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKS Looking to the past to understand Arab Spring struggles and success Nations inflamed by Arab Spring yield different fates Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring, struggles to reset its democracy JUDY WOODRUFF: Four years ago this week, the radical transformation and upheaval known as the Arab spring was tripped off in the North African country of ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:31 pm
With A Presidential Vote, Tunisia Seeks A
Tunisia launched the Arab uprisings four years ago when it ousted a dictator. Sunday's presidential election heralds the country's steady, but not-yet-guaranteed progress.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:30 pm
Tunisia presidential vote nears climax
Four years after its revolution sparked the Arab Spring, Tunisia's presidential campaign neared its climax Friday with incumbent Moncef Marzouki facing 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi in a runoff. Essebsi held a last rally on Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis, a focal point of the 2011 revolution that toppled president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, while Marzouki spoke to supporters just outside the ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:04 pm
Voters flock to polls in Tunisia amid tight
Aiming to clear the last hurdle to a democratic transition, Tunisians went to the polls on Sunday to pick their first freely elected president since gaining independence nearly 60 years ago. Unlike many of its neighbors, the North African country avoided a ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 5:38 pm
Tunisia troops kill gunman in polling
TUNIS (Reuters) - One gunman was killed by Tunisian troops and three others arrested after they attacked a voting station late on Saturday, hours before polls opened for a presidential run-off, a defence ministry official said on Sunday. The gunmen opened ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 5:26 pm
Tunisia in landmark vote for president
Polls opened Sunday in the second round of Tunisia's first free presidential election, in the final leg of an at times bumpy four-year transition from dictatorship. The voting was mired by violence early in the day when Tunisian troops killed a gunman and ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:49 pm
Tunisia presidential election nears climax
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Four years after its revolution sparked the Arab Spring, Tunisia's presidential campaign neared its climax yesterday with incumbent Moncef Marzouki facing 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi in a runoff. Ahead of the final day of ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:25 pm
Polls open in landmark Tunisia presidential
TUNIS: Polls opened Sunday in the second round of Tunisia's first free presidential election, in the final leg of an at times bumpy four-year transition from dictatorship. The runoff pits 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the Nidaa Tounes ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:55 pm
Tunisian who posted topless photos escapes
The woman who scandalized Tunisia by posting topless photos of herself as a form of feminist protest is now trying to leave the country, her former lawyer said Tuesday after a video surfaced in which the woman recounted being drugged and given virginity t
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 7:39 am
Tunisia recovers yacht of ex-dictator's
Tunisia has received from Italy a yacht worth more than half a million dollars that once belonged to the nephew of its deposed dictator.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 12:43 pm
Tunisia posts photos of assassination
Tunisia's Interior Ministry posted on its Facebook page Saturday the photos and names of five suspects in February's assassination of a leftist politician.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 11:13 am
Billions taken by Tunisia ex-dictator
Officials trying to right Tunisia's ailing economy shouldn't count on an estimated $20 billion still to be recovered from the family of the deposed dictator, a prominent Tunisian economist said Friday.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 7:28 am
Mob assaults Tunisia police station, 1 dead
A mob of alleged religious conservatives attacked a Tunisian police station and clashed with security forces Friday, leaving one person dead and two wounded, the state news agency reported.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 4:23 am
Resolved Question: Residence visa for
How do I obtain one and how long does it take? How much is it? What are the requirements? Please help me out! I'm currently living in USA and I want to live in Tunisia with my fiancee`. Please help me out!!
Posted on 28 August 2008 | 5:37 pm
Resolved Question: What's tunisia like?
i'm off to tunisia 'sousse' in april for a week's half board holiday.
does anyone know what the weather is like in april?
how much does a beer cost?
can you do an day trip to either libya or algeria and if so, how much it would cost?
how much money should i take with me for a week's half board holiday?
Posted on 23 August 2008 | 7:20 am
Resolved Question: What is the capital of
Posted on 20 June 2008 | 5:53 am
Resolved Question: Where is Tunisia?
Posted on 4 June 2008 | 7:55 pm
Resolved Question: Sousse tunisia?
im going out to tunisia sousse on wednesday i would like to know if it ok to go out on my own.
Posted on 13 April 2008 | 1:01 pm