September 26, 2012
Tunisia's ousted former president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, had assets totalling more than $13billion, a government commission has found, although more assets are could be uncovered.
The Central Bank of Tunisia has signed agreements with the Arab Monetary Fund securing loans totalling $180 million dollars, with hope of shoring up the Balance of Payments deficit.
September 25, 2012
S&P ranks Tunisia in the Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) group “8” in both of its two mainareas of analysis—economic risk and industry risk.
September 23, 2012
Elazigspor striker Amr Zaki has won a call-up to Egypt's squad for two friendly games next month after apparently ending a dispute with coach Bob Bradley.
Tunisia is considering producing shale gas in an effort to cope with rising demand coupled with a drop in traditional oil stock, although the Industry Ministry has denied claims that permits have already been granted.
September 20, 2012
The Tunisian economy is becoming increasingly fragile, warned the Board of Directors of the Tunisian Industry and Handicrafts Union (UTICA), citing recent events and declining confidence from foreign investors.
The oil-rich Saudi Kingdom illustrated it's financial might by supporting post-Arab Spring with financial aid, as other nations in the region also receive substantial packages.
September 18, 2012
Papal Middle Eastern tours across the ages: How have the reigning Pope Bennedict XVI and the late Pope John Paul II fared in the Holy Land? The Pope pontificates from Lebanon to Morocco as we take a look at papal Middle East tours past and present.
The Tunisian economy has recently posted improved indicators in several areas of the economy, although the World Bank has suggested that the situation could be better if reforms are carried out
September 16, 2012
The hotly hyped new Arab talent show is set to begin but contestants will be heard, not seen.
September 15, 2012
Tens of thousands of Muslims demonstrated Friday across the Arab world to denounce anti-Islamic film, made in the United States. At least six people were killed in Tunisia, Sudan and Lebanon.
September 11, 2012
Director Chawki al-Mejri's new film Mamlakat al-Naml (The Kingdom of Ants), is set to share the deep-rooted traditions of Palestinians with Lebanese audiences.
September 4, 2012
We take a look back to see how the revolutionary pioneers have fared after the dust has settled and their new government has had time to make changes.
August 31, 2012
The Middle East's internet crackdown: For Arabs those wild days of internet freedom to blog boldly may be counted. As we write, countries in the region are clamping down on their citizen's right to surf with abandon as they introduce laws to censor and curb their online enthusiasm.
August 30, 2012
Giving up a career in economics and political sciences was a gamble that has certainly paid off for Dorra Zarrouk. The Tunisian actress, who is commonly known by her first name only!