Tag archive for ‘Tunisia’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Tunisia five years after the revolution: Was it worth it?

  IMD Professor Tawfik Jelassi discusses the country’s progress and challenges At the five-year mark after the uprisings, IMD Professor and former Tunisian minister Tawfik Jelassi talks about Tunisia More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Jerusalem Hotels Among the World’s Most Expensive

Jerusalem’s is one of the most expensive cities in the world in which to spend the night in a hotel room. This according to a new survey in GoEuro.com Jerusalem placed 42nd out of a total of 150 cities that More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Islamic banks grow but may miss out on global footprint: study

– Islamic banking is growing faster than its conventional counterpart but is focused in a few core markets and risks missing an opportunity to build a global footprint, the EY consultancy said in a report More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Mubarak verdict fuels protests, mockery in Egypt

– Protests erupted at universities across Egypt on Sunday, condemning a court decision to drop criminal charges against Hosni Mubarak, the president whose ouster in the 2011 uprising raised hopes of More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Tunisia’s Anti-Islamist Candidate Leading Incumbent in Presidential Election

The head of Tunisia’s anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi, is leading the country’s presidential election with 39.46 percent of the votes, a full six percentage points ahead More...

Reuters On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Tunisians Elect New Parliament to Consolidate Young Democracy

Tunisians elected a new parliament on Sunday bringing full democracy within their reach almost four years after an uprising cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali and inspired the “Arab Spring” More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Tunisian Islamist Chief Says Democracy Best Defense against ISIS

The head of the moderate but powerful Islamist Ennahda Movement in Tunisia, Rached Ghannouchi, has told AFP in an interview that his country’s transition to democracy should serve as an example of More...

Shalom Bear On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Tunisian Newspaper: Arab Conspiracy Theory Preceded Attempt to Kidnap Jewish Boy

Originally published at The Jewish Press. Tunisia’s Jewish community on the island of Djerba is alarmed after three Muslims have tried to kidnap a 12-year-old Jewish boy from the very center of the community, More...

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