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Mixed Chambers Council Supports Chahed Government

The Council of Mixed Chambers reasserts its support for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed in his fight against corruption and smuggling and commends his determination to place Tunisia’s interests above all other considerations and his call for the unity of all Tunisians. The Council of Mixed Chambers considers the government’s commitment ...

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Djerba to host First International Congress on Energy Security & Environment ESE’2018 Tunisia

Djerba will host the First International Congress on Energy Security & Environment ESE’2018 Tunisia, on February1-4, 2018 according to the European Commission website. The ESE 2018 congress will be supported the The EU-funded FETRIC project. ESE’2018 Tunisia is organised by General Direction of Technological Studies of the Tunisian Ministry of ...

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Extra $600 Million given by Trump administration to Middle East and N. Africa Allies to combat ISIS

The Trump administration has given the Pentagon $600 million more to arm and aid  allies in the Middle East and North Africa in their battle against the remnants of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) following its defeat in Iraq and Syria, Al-Monitor reports. The Defense Department is giving arms packages and ...

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Tui reintroduces Tunisia for summer 2018

Tui UK & Ireland has reintroduced Tunisia for summer 2018, with departures available from May. The operator put a small programme to Hammamet on sale today (Thursday), offering four flights a week from Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Gatwick to Enfidha. Tui has not offered a Tunisia programme since a terrorist ...

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Tunisia ranks second in Global Knowledge Index among North African Countries

Tunisia came second in North Africa with a score of 42 taking the 80th position globally, in the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), co-established by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF). Morocco was ranked first in North Africa and third in the ...

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Migrants: UNHCR, no intention of creating camps in Tunisia

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) does not plan to create refugee camps in Tunisia for those who have been deported from Libya due to mistreatment, Tunisian news agency Tap reports, quoting the agency’s representative in the North African country, Mazin Abu Shanab. Shanab was also quoted as ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan signs defence, investment agreements as he visits Tunisia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday signed agreements in Tunis on defence, investment and the environment. The Turkish president and his Tunisian counterpart expressed their determination to boost economic cooperation. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Wednesday said Turkey is committed to increasing Tunisian imports and trade exchanges that amount to ...

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University of Tunis El Manar among Top 800 universities in 2017-2018 World Ranking report

The University of Tunis El Manar (UTM) ranks first among Tunisian universities, 9th at the African level and 703rd at the global level in the 2017-2018 World Ranking report published recently by the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP). The University of Tunis El Manar went up 327 places at ...

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Tunisia threatened by loss of half of its agricultural lands by 2050

A recent study by the Tunisian Institute for Strategic Studies (part of the Presidency of the Republic) has predicted that the country will lose 50 per cent of its agricultural lands by 2050, Anadolu reports. The study, released Thursday, shows that 10% of Tunisians are threatened by food insecurity in the upcoming ...

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Education system is stalling in Tunisia….. But I believe in potentials of Tunisians to overcome difficult juncture (Minister of Education)

Education Minister Hatem Ben Salem said that the education sector is the most affected as it is raising true existential questions. This sector has brought hope for all the Tunisian people by providing the true social ladder allowing them to have an important place in society thanks to the public ...

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