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NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral Law

NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral Law
| 16 April 2014 1:02 pm

The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) adopted a law late Tuesday establishing a temporarily judicial body that will determine the constitutionality [...]

Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced Sentences for Ben Ali Officials

Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced Sentences for Ben Ali Officials
| 15 April 2014 1:41 pm

A dozen members of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) have reportedly “frozen” their participation in the body over reduced sentences [...]

UGTT Union Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

UGTT Union Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
| 14 April 2014 12:25 pm

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has accepted the nomination of the UGTT labor union for its peace award, according to the [...]

Polls Split on Ennahdha, Nidaa Tounes Support

Legal Commission To Be Established, Delaying Electoral Law

Tunisian Activists Urge Government to Support Nuclear Weapons Ban

Hamadi Jebali Resigns from Ennahdha Leadership, Fueling Presidency Speculation

Public Financing for Elections Approved in Draft Electoral Law

Culture

Martyrs’ Day Remembers Protesters Killed Under French Rule

Martyrs’ Day Remembers Protesters Killed Under French Rule

| 09 April 2014 5:04 pm

Tunisians were protesting long before December 2010. On April 9, 1938, thousands of Tunisians took to the streets of Tunis [...]

Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia’s Heritage Sites

| 04 April 2014 5:29 pm

On February 28, authorities in France discovered 81 Roman artifacts of Tunisian origin sitting outside a museum in Paris. Two [...]

Forbidden Ink: Tattoos in Tunisia

| 04 April 2014 2:30 pm

Young Tunisians are not just rebelling in the streets, but in fashion too and with the rise in tattoos, on [...]

Tracking Down the Elusive Mloukhiya

Documentary Festival Calls on Tunisians to Protect Environment

Economy

Switzerland to Return $40 Million in Ben Ali Assets to Tunisia

Switzerland to Return $40 Million in Ben Ali Assets to Tunisia
| 14 April 2014 10:13 am

Swiss officials will return $40 million in funds held by the family of former Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali [...]

Economy to ‘Remain Tough,’ 2015 to Be Worse, Says Government

Economy to ‘Remain Tough,’ 2015 to Be Worse, Says Government
| 11 April 2014 12:02 pm

A government spokesman has warned that Tunisia’s economic situation is likely to become even more difficult between now and 2015. [...]

Tunisia Pitches Development Projects to Arab Funders

Tunisia Pitches Development Projects to Arab Funders
| 09 April 2014 11:23 am

Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa met with finance ministers of Arab countries on Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt build economic [...]

Private Airline to Start Flights to New York

Ben Ali Family’s Corrupt Grasp on Tunisian Economy Detailed in New Report

New 5 Dinar Bill Replaces Last Ben Ali Banknote

African Development Bank Maintains $2.1 Billion in Support for Tunisia

Despite Possible Price Increase, Beer Drinkers Say They Will Keep Drinking

Regions

Six Security Officers Injured in Rouhia Clashes

Six Security Officers Injured in Rouhia Clashes
| 10 April 2014 4:11 pm

Six security officers were injured in Rouhia in central Tunisia during clashes between authorities and protesters following arrests on Monday, [...]

Libya Border Crossing Reopens After Protests

Ten Arrested Following Failed Bomb Making Attempt in Sfax

National Guard Officer Charged in Checkpoint Shooting Death

Opinion

Unemployed Tunisians Risk Their Lives to Build Future in Europe

Unemployed Tunisians Risk Their Lives to Build Future in Europe
| 15 April 2014 3:33 pm

In Arabic, the word “harga” means setting something on fire. In Tunisia it has come to refer to a trend [...]

Algerian Elections, Regional Implications

Tunisia’s Promise and Strategic Potential

Medical Tourism a Boost for Tunisia