TUNIS The collapse of Tunisia's shortest-lived government since its 2011 revolution has plunged its young democracy into a new crisis after successive failures by elected leaders to turn political freedom into economic success.
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh stepped down on Wednesday, plunging the country into a political crisis as it tries to weather the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
TUNIS/LONDON Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) lifted force majeure on all oil exports on Friday as a Vitol tanker loaded at Es Sider after a half-year blockade by eastern forces, but said technical problems caused by the shutdown would keep output low.
TUNIS/LONDON, July 10 Libya's National Oil
Corporation (NOC) lifted force majeure on all oil exports on
Friday as a Vitol tanker loaded at Es Sider after a half-year
blockade by eastern forces, but said technical problems caused
by the shutdown would keep output low.
TUNIS/ANKARA/CAIRO As Turkish drones helped drive eastern Libyan forces back from Tripoli this month, Russia was said to be reinforcing them with warplanes, raising the stakes in a stalemated civil war that has partitioned the country.
TUNIS/CAIRO, March 16 A shipment of jet fuel has
been imported into eastern Libya from the United Arab Emirates
in breach of an arms embargo and other international agreements,
Libya's NOC state oil company said on Monday.
TUNIS Tunisia's deeply fragmented parliament on Friday rejected a proposed new government in a confidence vote, meaning a complex coalition-building process will need to restart with urgent economic reforms at stake.
TUNIS Tunisia's designated prime minister Habib Jemli expects to pull together a new coalition government next week after an election in October produced a fractured parliament.
CARTHAGE, Tunisia Tunisia's prime minister-designate Habib Jemli expects to form a government next week with political independents holding most of the important portfolios, he said on Tuesday.
AZROU, Morocco Mohammed Akki left his home in Morocco's Middle Atlas mountains to seek regular work and a better life in the town of Azrou, but he still lives on the margins in a country enjoying an investment boom.