Tunisia

May 27, 2001

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The Tunisian government has excluded the Magasin Général supermarket chain from the nation's privatization program.

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A new Tunisian law has established a special category of public company charged with creating or managing technological parks and accrediting private

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and his Tunisian counterpart, Habib Bin Yahya, met in Moscow on Saturday to discuss bilateral cooperation.

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Tunisian Cinema Days began last Friday evening at Al Sham Cinema Hall in Damascus with the film Samt Al Kusur (Silences of the Palace) directed by Moufida Tlatli.

May 26, 2001

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Tunisian Foreign Minister Al Habib Ben Yahya arrives Saturday in Moscow for talks on bilateral and regional issues.

May 24, 2001

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Tunisia's GDP growth forecast for the year 2001 has been revised downward from 6.2 percent to 5.2 percent because of the drought afflicting the cereal

May 23, 2001

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Due to deteriorating security conditions along the Ivory Coast, the African Development Bank has decided to transfer it’s headquarters from the region, reports London based <I>Al-Hayat</I>.

May 20, 2001

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Official statistics show that the Tunisian Bizerte Free Trade Zone has so far attracted $45 million in investment, and is expected to lure another $18 million by the end of 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