Tunisia

March 15, 2001

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Nouvelair, a charter airline servicing routes between Tunisia and Western Europe, has announced its intention to list on the Tunisian Stock Exchange some time during 2002.

March 14, 2001

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The Tunisian Minister of Industry has recently stated that the country’s small and medium sized industry (SMI) controlled 86 percent of total exports in 1999. This constitutes a 10 percent rise compar

March 12, 2001

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Egypt has invited Jordan to set up a four-way free trade zone that would also involve Tunisia and Morocco, Jordanian Trade and Industry Minister Wassef Azar said Sunday, March 11.  "We have received a

March 11, 2001

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The Tunisian News Agency reported that the African Bank for Development has extended a 40-million euro loan to the Tunisian Kuwaiti Bank for Developme

March 6, 2001

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Saber El-Roubai is currently preparing his new album.

March 5, 2001

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Tunisian Social Affairs minister Hedi M'henni and his Spanish counterpart, Juan Carlos Aparicio Perez, have signed a bilateral social security agreement.

March 4, 2001

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Tunisia’s President Ben Ali has announced a series of measures aimed at encouraging the country’s private sector to increase its involvement in e-commerce and new information technologies.

March 1, 2001

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Zikra announced that she will soon release her new album that is composed by the musician Helmi Bakr.  The album contains some long songs. Zikra wishe

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Two Saudi students have succeeded in rescuing a Tunisian boat crew consisting of three persons after it had been lost in the Mediterranean for 58 days

February 27, 2001

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Resorts group Club Mediterranee unveiled its latest bid to revamp its range, with a holiday village in Tunisia aimed at the rave-party generation.

February 26, 2001

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The Tunisian filmmaker Farid Boughedir is the first Arab director who chairs the feature films jury of the African Fespaco Festival

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Tunisia and Iraq have signed a free-trade accord during a visit to Tunis by Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan, Tunisian officials said on Friday.

February 21, 2001

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Fourteen Tunisian companies, headed by the country’s Minister of Telecommunications, Ahmad Friaa, will participate at ARABCOM 2001.

February 20, 2001

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Tunisian President Zein el-Abdine bin Ali made Monday a minor reshuffle where he appointed former tourism minister, Salaheddine Maawi, as minister of

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For years Tunisia was considered a marginal oil producer, both by producers and consumers. Oil production in 1999 was a not particularly impressive 82,000 barrels per day, which was below the 1998 rat