Tunisia

May 20, 2001

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Official statistics show that the Tunisian Bizerte Free Trade Zone has so far attracted TD (Tunisian dinar) 56 million ($45 million) in investments.

May 19, 2001

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The Tunisian government is planning to sell a stake in the country's telecommunications monopoly, Tunisia Telecoms, to local and foreign investors, ac

May 17, 2001

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Tunisia attracted over 1 billion dinars (about $720 million) in foreign investment in 2000, registering an increase of 122 percent compared to the yea

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An official Tunisian source revealed that members of the Arab Economic and Social Development Fund (AFESD) have signed two loan agreements with the Tunisian government last Saturday.

May 15, 2001

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Néjib Hosni, a Tunisian lawyer and human rights activist, was released from El Kef Prison this week following repeated appeals by human rights advocat

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Loutfi Bouchnak was born in Tunis in 1954 and has one of the most beautiful voices you can hear today in Morocco,

May 13, 2001

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The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) granted Tunisia on Saturday a 36-million-dollar soft loan to help finance a credit developme

May 12, 2001

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More than 1,000 Jews, including dozens of Israelis, gathered in the southern Tunisian city of Djerba on Thursday and Friday to stage a rare pilgrimage

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Tunisia's first WAP service drew 191 clients in the 15 days following its launch on April 2.

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Tunisian President Zein El Abideen bin Ali will visit Greece on Monday in response to an invitation from his Greek counterpart Constantinos Stevenopol

May 10, 2001

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TUNIS, (Reuters) - Tunisian shares ended moderately higher for the third successive session on Wednesday, May 9, and traders said the market's upward trend was expected to be sustained by strong deman

May 9, 2001

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French hotel group Accor has set up a $30 million joint venture with Tunisian investors to expand its leisure and traveller business in the north Afri

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The Tunisian government has prepared a prototype agricultural project aiming at increasing land productivity and improving the living standards of sma

May 6, 2001

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US President George Bush has lauded the respect for religious freedom in Tunisia.

May 1, 2001

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The Tunisian National Statistics Institute has reported that the North African country's foreign trade grew in the first term of 2001 due to a 2,449.8