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Tunisia's UGTT calling for protests, ousting Islamist-led government

Tunisia's powerful labor union UGTT announced ... labor union UGTT announced protests on Sunday to oust the Islamist-led government, according to Middle East Online . UGTT is accusing the Islamists of delaying talks to resolve the current political ...

23/09/2013 - 08:18 - comment 0

"Threats" reported in Tunisia to undermine proposed national dialogue talks

Tunisia's UGTT announced Wednesday that its ... Tunisia's UGTT announced Wednesday that its leaders have been targeted with "serious threats" due ... enveloped the country since the July assisination of opposition MP Mohamed Brahmi. The UGTT earlier ...

02/10/2013 - 17:32 - comment 0

Protests to take place around Tunisian capital today

Tunisia's UGTT announced planned protests for Thursday through its Facebook page Wednesday. Tunisia's UGTT announced ... a roadmap to end the two-month political crisis in the country.   UGTT, the author of the roadmap plan, ...

26/09/2013 - 07:36 - comment 0

Tunisia government announces acceptance of government reform plan

announced Friday its acceptance of a UGTT-drafted plan to hold national dialogues with opposition figures, ... The plan, proposed Tuesday by mediators from Tunisia's UGTT labor union , calls for a national ... not improving the social conditions in Tunisia . THe UGTT is scheduled to hold a Saturday morning press ...

20/09/2013 - 16:15 - comment 0

Tunisian political parties in talks to announce new PM

deadlock, according to Agence France-Presse. Tunisia's UGTT union acted as the mediator ... since October when Ennahda leadership and the opposition agreed upon a roadmap brokered by UGTT ...

14/12/2013 - 16:38 - comment 0

Tunisian leaders meet to choose Prime Minister

minister to replace the current Islamist-led government. The UGTT union mediated the meeting between the ruling Ennahda party and the opposition in Tunis, The Daily Star (Lebanon) reported. UGTT said ...

02/11/2013 - 06:28 - comment 0

Unconfirmed report: 50 killed in Tunisia

of the regional branch of the Tunisian General Union of Labour (UGTT). Earlier the govermnet said 14 people ... Union of Labour (UGTT). ...

12/01/2011 - 16:48 - comment 0

Tunisian dialogue talks to commence following tense exchanges Tuesday

by Tunisia's powerful UGTT trade union who is mediating the dialogue, gives Ennahda three weeks to resign from its leadership . Aarbaoui and Ennahda have called on the UGTT to persuade the opposition parties ...

23/10/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

On third anniversary of Tunisia's Arab Spring, protestors gather with similar message

The peaceful protest was organized by the country's powerful UGTT labor trade.  "Tuesday ... UGTT official Lazhar Ghmoudi.  Sidi Bouzid, where Tuesday's protest was held, is home ...

17/12/2013 - 11:22 - comment 0

Nine Tunisian parties elect Mehdi Jomaa as interim PM

Arabiya News Channel's correspondent reported. The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), which ... of the powerful UGTT union announced the choice Saturday night of 50-year-old Mehdi Jomaa. He won the vote ...

15/12/2013 - 06:31 - comment 0