Tunisia has again closed its airspace for flights from western Libya, an official said on Tuesday, just days after allowing Libyan planes from Tripoli back for the first time in around six months.
"We've suspended tempora
Major issues faced by the upstream and downstream oil sectors will be addressed at three events to be held in Tunis starting from October 21.
The North Africa Oil and Gas Summit co-located with the North Africa Unconventials Semin
Tunisian police fired tear gas in front of the parliament building on Saturday, a Reuters reporter said, to disperse secular protesters demanding the dissolution of the assembly and Islamists defending the legitimacy of their rule.
Tunisia's parliament passed a law late on Wednesday that will allow the state to issue Islamic bonds, or sukuk.
Finance Minister Elyess Fakhfakh told parliament that his ministry planned sometime in November or December to iss
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Tunisian government have reached agreement on a $1.78 billion precautionary loan which will be announced on Tuesday, a senior government official told Reuters on Monday.
Tunisia expects to sign a $1.7 billion loan deal with the International Monetary Fund next month after a delay due to the crisis that followed the killing of an opposition politician in February, its finance minister said on Monday.
A party led by interim President Moncef Marzouki said on Monday it had "frozen" its withdrawal from Tunisia's coalition government while talks continue on a political crisis sharpened by the killing of an opposition politician.
Tens of thousands of Tunisians turned out on Friday to mourn secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid, whose assassination has deepened a political crisis and led to violent protests against the Islamist-led government.
Tunisia, struggling to ease economic difficulties that have provoked unrest since its democratic revolution, said on Wednesday it had secured more international lending to cover its 2013 spending.
Tunisia's new, elected Islami
Tunisia aims to achieve 4.5 per cent economic growth in 2013 from 3.5 per cent expected this year, official media has reported, as the North African country grapples with the effects of last year's revolt and Europe's debt crisis.