Tunisian minister ready to quit as union calls for dissolution of government

Jul 31, 2013

TUNIS // The Tunisian interior minister, Lotfi Ben Jeddou, said yesterday he was ready to resign, as the country’s largest labour union called for the dissolution of the Islamist-led government.

Yacht returned amidst claims of squandered funds

Tunisia Moves To Recover Ben Ali’s Stolen Assets

Posted by: Channels Television Posted date: May 24, 2013

Tunisia has recovered a luxury yacht belonging to the brother-in-law of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the country’s former dictator, from Spain.


Tunisia mired in state of emergency

Tunisia’s state of emergency must be extended: Sabbagh


TUNIS (AFP) – The fragile security situation in Tunisia, where radical Islamists are blamed for a wave of violence in recent months, makes it necessary to extend the state of emergency, Defence Minister Rachid Sabbagh said on Friday.


Expensive yacht returned to Tunisia

Tunisia recovers Ben Ali family yacht

2013-05-24 22:03

La Goulette – Tunisia put on display on Friday a luxury yacht formerly owned by the brother-in-law of deposed dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali that Spain returned to Tunisia last month, an AFP photographer reported.