Swiss Authorities Extend Mubarak’s, Ben Ali’s Assets Freeze for Additional Year

Swiss authorities Friday announced they will extend for one more year the freeze of assets of former Tunisian President Ben Ali and Egypt’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak in Swiss banks. Initially slated to end in January and February 2017, Swiss Read more

Arab states lose more than $600 billion in 4 years due to Arab Spring

A self immolation in Tunisia in December 2010 which gave birth to protest against the Ben Ali regime and eventually led to its downfall before crossing borders into other countries in North Africa and the Middle East has immensely contributed Read more

Tunisia: 13 Terrorists Jailed in Iraq Back Home

Tunisia, the world’s largest foreign Jihadists supplier, has registered the return of 13 terrorists tried and jailed in Iraq, the country’s ambassador in Baghdad said. Several thousands of Tunisians according to a UN expert group have joined terrorist groups, mainly Read more

Tunisia Proposes $2bn Investment Fund to Qatar

Tunisia has proposed to Qatar the setting up of a $2 billion joint investment fund to be financed by several Tunisian sectors. The proposal was made during the Tunisian President Caid Essebsi’s visit to Qatar. The fund, according to Mohamed Read more

Tunisia: PM Essid shakes cabinet, important ministries affected

As the ruing Nidaa Tounes party continues to struggle with internal differences and the country facing threats and attacks from extremist militants linked to the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Habib Essid embarked on a major cabinet reshuffle which saw Read more

Tunisia: Interest rates reduced to boost investment, revive economy

Tunisia’s central bank, for the first time since the end of the Ben Ali regime, has cut interest rate by 0.50% because inflation has dropped. It hopes that the decision will contribute to reviving economy and attracting foreign investment. A Read more