Daily Tunisian news briefing

AA/Tunisia/Hadjer Cerni * President of Tunisia: We intend to end the exceptional period that the country is going through (AA) Tunisian President Cais Said said on Monday that he is committed to “ending the exceptional period (which the country is going through) and implementing the announced measures through the organization of a referendum and legislative … Read more

Tunisian news daily briefing

AA / Tunisia / Khayer Czerny – World Bank provides $400 million loan to Tunisia (AA) The World Bank (WB) has provided a $400 million loan to Tunisia to fund a Covid-19 emergency response project for social protection. Tunisian Economy and Planning Minister Samir Sayed and World Bank Tunisian Resident Representative Alexandre Arrobbio signed the … Read more

Daily Tunisian news briefing

AA / Tunisia / Malek Jomni – OECD urges Tunisia to create a stable political environment (study) The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Monday called on Tunisia to create a stable political environment based on democracy and the rule of law, essential factors for economic success. The OECD spoke at a virtual … Read more

Tunisian news daily briefing

AA / Tunisia / Khayer Czerny – Tunisia: Interior Ministry thwarts terrorist plan (AA) The Tunisian interior ministry announced on Wednesday that it had thwarted the terrorist plan, according to a statement released by the ministry and relayed by Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP/official). Initiated by the National Terrorist Investigation Team, the “alleged” operation uncovered two … Read more

The economic machine struggles to recover (Analysis)

AA/Algeria/Aksil Ouali The high cost of living, the impact of fluctuating international markets, and the difficulty of restarting the economic machine… Algeria began 2022 with a dizzying rise in consumer prices, which forced the authorities in mid-February to suspend “until further notice” the application of taxes under the newly enacted law on finance. The decision, … Read more

Daily Tunisian news briefing

AA/Tunisia/Weiden Jlassi * Gerandi: “The United States is ready to continue supporting Tunisia” (AA) Foreign Secretary Osman Gerandi met on Friday with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Civil Security, Democracy and Human Rights Azra Zia. The US official stressed the “importance of the ‘participation’ of the Tunisian political process”, reaffirming in this context his country’s determination … Read more

Tunisian news daily briefing

AA / Tunisia / Khayer Czerny – Tunisia: Qais Said dismisses the governor of Jendouba (AA) Tunisian President Kais Said on Thursday decided to terminate the powers of Ali Marmouri as governor of Jendouba (North West). The President of the Republic indicated in a brief statement seen by an Anadolu correspondent that “The President of … Read more