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World Bank: Tunisia must show 'audacity' in reforms
September 17, 2014

Bureaucracy, a lack of competition, and a banking system in ruins have ossified the Tunisian economic model, the World Bank said Wednesday, calling for sweeping reforms.

Poverty and soaring unemployment were behind the 2011 uprising when Tunisians overthrew longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.


Tunisia: National Guard Units Uncover Arms Trafficking Network - Ben Jeddou
September 17, 2014

National Guard units have unveiled a network specialised in arms trafficking in Tunisia and its trafficking routes, Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou said Tuesday.

He added that he could not at this point provide further details as investigations are"...

Tunisia professor: “Seminaries in Iran are a symbol of the unity of the Islamic world”
September 17, 2014
In a meeting with Sadeq Ramazani-Golafzani, the Iranian cultural advisor to Tunisia, Shukri al-Mabkhout, the president of Tunisia’s Manouba University, stated that the Islamic seminaries in Iran are ideal models of scientific establishments and are symbols of Islamic unity.

The two sides met discussed bilateral cooperation in the scientific and academic affairs. al-Mabkhout explained that Manouba University has 14 scientific institutions active in various disciplines,...
September 17, 2014

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), deplores the violations committed against the Tunisian journalists that includes harassments, arrests and sentences prevent them from exercising their work in the information exchange.

On September 12, 2014 some of the protesters attacked the journalist of "Tunisia News Network" Zayed al-Zaidi and the photographer"...

September 17, 2014

Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research, Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) Taoufik Jelassi received, Tuesday morning, Mrs. Eileen Murray, World Bank (WB) Representative in Tunisia, and Jacob Kostler African Development Bank's (AfDB) Regional Director in charge of North Africa.

The Minister said that the promotion of higher education quality and the"...

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