SOUSSE, Tunisia, Dec 7 Prime Minister Youssef
Chahed said on Friday that he expected Tunisia to adopt a new
foreign exchange law, amid calls from Tunisian firms struggling
to access hard currency for more transparency and less red tape.
TUNIS Saudi Arabia will lend Tunisia $500 million at a favorable interest rate and will finance two projects worth $140 million, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday, a day after a visit from the Saudi crown prince that drew Tunisian protests.
TUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia's crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TUNIS, Nov 27 Hundreds of Tunisians protested on
Tuesday against a visit by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince,
denouncing the top Saudi royal as a murderer in the second
straight day of demonstrations condemning the killing of Saudi
journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TUNIS Dozens of Tunisian rights activists and journalists staged a small protest on Monday against a planned visit by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TUNIS Tunisia's powerful UGTT union called another national strike for January to press its demand for higher wages after the government said on Saturday it would seek a realistic pay deal.
About 650,000 public sector workers went on strike and thousands joined protests across Tunisia on Thursday over the government's refusal to raise wages amid threats from international lenders to stop financing Tunisia's tattered economy.
TUNIS The Tunisian parliament approved on Monday a cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed amid a political and economic crisis.
TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said on Thursday he was ready to swear in ten new ministers named in a reshuffle that he had originally rejected, easing a high-level political standoff that has alarmed donors.
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed named 10 new ministers on Monday in a cabinet reshuffle he hopes will inject fresh blood into his government which has been widely criticized for failing to fix an economic crisis.