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News Tunisia » Politics: Tunisia's Ennahda nominates Jew for local polls

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/199071/mugabes-birthday-reduced-to-low-key-event
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ennahda “is a civilian party with Islamic identity that is open to modernism," he said, adding that all Jews in Tunisia could participate in civic, social and political life as Tunisian citizens. Selame said he was born and raised in Monastir ...

News Tunisia » Politics: Tunisia’s Next Revolution

News channel or source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/tunisias-next-revolution
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

With offices all over Tunisia, the union opened its doors for political meetings and coordinated resistance. Following Ben Ali’s ouster, Rached Ghannouchi and other exiled opposition leaders returned to Tunis. Ghannouchi’s Islamic Ennahda Party won the ...

News Tunisia » Politics: “She is not a ‘Abid”: blackness among slave descendants in southern Tunisia

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyondslavery/marta-scaglioni/she-is-not-abid-blackness-among-slave-descendants-in-southern-tunisia
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Since Tunisia, like all Muslim countries ... geographical marginalisation, and social and political discrimination. Furthermore, strict endogamic practices prevent marital bonds and alliances forming between the two lineages: ‘Abid Ghbonton and Ghbonton.

News Tunisia » Politics: Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda chooses Jewish candidate as head of list

News channel or source: https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/international/africa/168221-180221-tunisia-s-islamist-party-ennahda-chooses-jewish-candidate-as-head-of-list
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The move has been hailed as a triumph following Ennahda’s campaign initiated last year to differentiate "political Islam" from the ... This candidacy sparked a lot of reactions in Tunisia. The president of the El Ghriba Synagogue Association, Perez ...

News Tunisia » Politics: Libya's huge riches could help bring an end to political violence

News channel or source: http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/how-economic-rebound-could-lead-political-solution-libya-838723221
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The conflict has been essentially over who controls political power and, consequently, wealth. The Libyan economy is in a much healthier position that that of neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt, who are shackled with high foreign debt, high unemployment and ...

News Tunisia » Politics: Tunisia – PM Chahed sacks the central bank governor

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/2018/02/08/tunisia-pm-chahed-sacks-central-bank-governor/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Corruption in Tunisia remains a central concern for the country’s ability ... Nevertheless, reforms are expected to continue at a snails-pace amid ongoing political and social difficulties, leaving a challenging environment for the new central bank ...

News Tunisia » Politics: Tunisia nearing spiritual tipping point says pastor in beach massacre city

News channel or source: https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/Tunisia-nearing-spiritual-tipping-point-says-pastor-in-beach-massacre-city
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The pastor of an English-speaking church in Tunisia where 38 people died in a beach shooting ... Raphaël Stice said acts of terrorism linked to radical Islam and disillusionment following political upheaval in 2011 have left young Tunisians remarkably ...

News Tunisia » Politics: Ghannouchi: Tunisia should help itself before it asks the world

News channel or source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180212-ghannouchi-tunisia-should-help-itself-before-it-asks-the-world-for/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

It is worth mentioning that Tunisia is preparing to hold its first local elections after the revolution, on May 6. Observers consider that the escalating accusations among political parties, which coincides with the seventh anniversary of the Tunisian ...

News Tunisia » Politics: Tunisia’s Fledging Democracy in Danger: Europe to Pay for Stable Neighborhood

News channel or source: http://www.eubulletin.com/8206-tunisias-fledging-democracy-in-danger-europe-to-pay-for-stable-neighborhood.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Tunisia’s position as the only fledging democracy in the ... Despite these issues, there is very little political will to reform the system to improve the economy. While the local authorities are by and large inactive, the West should not be indifferent ...

News Tunisia » Politics: British Tourists Return to Tunisia in Boost for Troubled Economy

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/02/13/british-tourists-return-to-tunisia-in-boost-for-troubled-economy
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

U.K. government advice warning against travel to Tunisia was withdrawn in July but this is the first time a major British tour company has returned. “The British market is a strategic one for Tunisia, and the return of Thomas Cook flights today is a ...