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This programme is a social process that is based on a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and cultural situation, he said. (Shutterstock)
April 08, 2019 - 04:43 GMT
A socio-economic programme is in the pipeline, Deputy Secretary-General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (French: UGTT) Bouali Mbarki Saturday said in Monastir.
Beji Caid Essebsi doesn't want to participate in the coming elections. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 07, 2019 - 10:50 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi announced Saturday that he will not stand for re-election during presidential polls that are set for November.
Tunisia raised fuel prices by four percent on Saturday. (Shutterstock)
April 02, 2019 - 08:40 GMT
Tunisia raised fuel prices by four percent on Saturday, following four consecutive hikes in 2018, in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and reduce it to about 3.9 percent of the GDP after it reached 4.9 percent last year, announced the Ministry of Industry.
Tunisians hold the Syrian and Palestinian flags as they demonstrate against the Arab League Summit and the United States’ recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. (AFP)
April 01, 2019 - 11:13 GMT
Dozens of Tunisians protested in the Tunisian capital Tunis against the Arab summit being held on Sunday.
Al Duhail Stadium (Photo:
March 31, 2019 - 13:40 GMT
The Qatar Football Association (QFA) and Tunisian Football Federation (TFF) have agreed that the Tunisian Super Cup clash will be played at Al Duhail Stadium...
Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres arrived, Saturday in Tunisia to attend the Arab League Summit (Twitter)
March 31, 2019 - 10:25 GMT
The Tunisian capital is hosting on Sunday the Arab League summit which comes at a critical time for the entire region. Arab leaders are expected to discuss the latest decision of the United States President Donald Trump to recognise the Syrian Golan Heights as Israeli territory.
 Arab leaders gather in Tunis for league summit  (Twitter)
March 31, 2019 - 08:28 GMT
Maintaining unity, cohesion and solidarity in the face of multiple challenges will be the focus of Sunday’s Arab League summit in Tunis, diplomatic sources said.
March 28, 2019 - 12:55 GMT
Tunisian historic University of Zitouna has been widely praised among Tunisians and across the Middle East for rejecting a request to grant King Salman of Saudi Arabia an honorary degree.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. (AFP/ File)
March 28, 2019 - 09:15 GMT
A Tunisian independent commission has accused President Beji Caid Essebsi of complicity in torture, while his predecessor Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has been implicated in corruption.
Omar al-Bashir (Twitter)
March 27, 2019 - 15:34 GMT
Human Rights Watch on Tuesday called for Tunisia to arrest or bar entry to Omar al-Bashir, the embattled Sudanese president currently facing mass protests against his 30-year rule.
Jordan King Abdullah II (Shutterstock)
March 27, 2019 - 10:09 GMT
King Abdullah starts on Wednesday a tour that includes Morocco, Italy, France and Tunisia, a Royal Court statement said.
March 26, 2019 - 09:22 GMT
Tunisia, the host of the 30th Arab League Summit, has been preparing to welcome around 6,000 delegates from 21 countries in the region.
March 21, 2019 - 11:43 GMT
Security forces have shot dead three terrorists in Western Tunisia’s Kasserine region, the Tunisian interior ministry said Wednesday.
Rather than the mother-daughter connection taking center stage in Rym Saidi's new picture with her daughter, something else seems to have taken attention (Source: rymsaidi - Instagram)
March 19, 2019 - 17:44 GMT
Tunisian model, Reem Saidi, the wife of Lebanese TV presenter, was under attack on social media because of a picture she posted with her daughter Bella Maria.
Protests in Algeria in March 2019 (AFP/FILE)
March 19, 2019 - 16:06 GMT
Ending practices of corruption and cronyism requires movements that aren’t framed as spontaneous ‘Springs’ of youth but as constituent parts of a broad-based, durable intergenerational call for justice from below.
Tunisia’s Finance Ministry unveiled a government plan to reduce budget deficit. (Shutterstock)
March 18, 2019 - 18:00 GMT
Tunisia’s Finance Ministry unveiled a government plan to reduce budget deficit from 4.9 percent of the country’s GDP in 2018 to 3.9 percent this year.