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Tunisia: Council approves financial assistance
June 25, 2016

On 24 June 2016, the Council adopted a decision providing a maximum of €500 million in macro-financial assistance to Tunisia.

The aim is to support economic stabilisation of the country and a substantive reform agenda, contributing to reducing"...

Islamists and Secularists Adjust to Work Together
June 25, 2016

It is encouraging to watch how Rachid Ghannouchi and Nahdha, the largest and most popular Islamic political party in Tunisia which is now widely expected to come to power again in the next election, have been transforming over time. Recently Ghannouchi astonished the world by declaring that “We will exit political Islam”, meaning that the country would be working to separate religious work from"...

Tunisia urges Foreign Office to soften travel advice
June 25, 2016

The UK head of the Tunisian National Tourist Office has called on the UK government to soften its travel advice for the country one year on from the terrorist attack in Sousse that left 30 Britons dead.

Tarek Aouadi, UK director of the Tunisian National"...

June 25, 2016

Shortly after Tunisia’s 2011 revolution, 25-year-old Issam Nouaili set sail for Europe from this southern port town, taking advantage of lax border controls in the ensuing chaos. But the good life he hoped for did not lie on the other side of the Mediterranean.

Instead, he found himself working in the gritty underbelly of Paris, first demolishing buildings and"...

June 25, 2016

The Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas (STEG) has signed trade agreements with Algeria to get 100 megawatts to be used in case of increased demand during the season of peak consumption, said CEO of STEG Amer Bashir.

Speaking at a press conference in the Rades power and gas plant, he stressed that the maximum consumption will reach 3,900 megawatt against 3,594 megawatts"...

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