Tunisia: Presidential hopeful banned from traveling abroad following money charges

Tunisian media magnet and presidential hopeful Nabil Karoui has been banned from traveling abroad after the judiciary slapped money charges on him, reports say. The spokesman for the judiciary department for financial cases, Sofiene Sliti, Monday indicated the judge 10 Read more

Tunisia: Ennahda Party Expresses Reservations about Unity Government

Tunisia’s Islamist party and largest group in the parliament Sunday indicated it has reservations on nominated Prime Minister’s unity government line-up. Ennahda counts 69 members in the 217-seat Parliament. The party’s supreme institution, the Shura Council, met Sunday and stopped Read more

Tunisia: UGTT Secretary General Cautions PM-Designate over Cabinet Composition

Secretary General of the powerful Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) Houcine Abassi met with Prime minister-designate Youssef Chahed on Tuesday, part of consultations for the formation of a national unity government. Abbasi said the union is not interested in power Read more