Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Type: Person
Name: Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali)
Title: President
Organization: Government of Tunisia
Date of Birth: 03/09/1936
Place of Birth: Hammam-Sousse Tunisia
Nationality: Tunisia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Tunisia dictator’s FM eyes presidency

Tunisian former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s last foreign minister, Kamel Morjane, has announced his intention to stand in the country’s upcoming presidential election. “The party's national council met yesterday (Friday) and, after examining the ... [Published Press tv - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisian dictator's last FM to stand for president

TUNIS - Deposed Tunisian despot Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's last foreign minister, Kamel Morjane, said Saturday he will stand in the November presidential election, the first since the 2011 revolution."The party's national council met yesterday [Friday] ... [Published NOW News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Pope Francis Receives President of Tunisia

Discuss Promotion of Peace, Human Rights and Religious Freedom Vatican City, September 11, 2014 ( Zenit.org ) Staff Reporter | 0 hitsPope Francis received at the Vatican Thursday the President of Tunisia, Mohamed Moncef Marzouki.“During the cordial ... [Published Zenit - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia’s Largest Islamist Party to Sit Out Upcoming Presidential Election

Tunisian Islamist party Ennahda pledged Sunday not to contest the presidential election in November to ensure an inclusive government . . . a party spokesman told Reuters Ennahda did “not want to dominate all contests” because it expects to perform well ... [Published Lignet - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia starts registering presidential candidates

Tunisia's independent presidential election commission on Monday started receiving applications from would-be candidates for presidential polls slated for 23 November.Presidential hopefuls will be allowed to present their applications to the commission ... [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia ripe for recovery from chaos: Premier

TUNIS: Tunisia has stabilised from the fallout of the 2011 revolution and is now ripe for investment in its battered economy, Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said in an interview.Speaking ahead of the “Invest in Tunisia: Start-up democracy” conference to be ... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

No Tunisia expat polling in Libya, Iraq, Syria

World Bulletin/News DeskTunisians living in Libya, Syria and Iraq will not be able to cast ballots Tunisian presidential and parliamentary polls slated for later this year, according to the country's election commission.Commission spokesman Lasaad bin ... [Published World Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Tunisia, Expatriates, Libya
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia cuts economy's growth to between 2.3 and 2.5 pct

–TUNIS, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Tunisia reduced its forecast for economic growth for the third time this year from 3 percent expected to between 2.3 and 2.5 percent, the finance minister said on Thursday, due to slowing growth in the second quarter of this ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia growth slows to 2.2 percent in first quarter 2014

Reuters, Wednesday 27 Aug 2014Tunisia's growth slowed to 2.2 percent in the first quarter of the year compared with 2.7 percent in the same period a year earlier due to a slowdown in most sectors, the central bank said on Thursday.The North African country ... [Published Al Ahram - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisian 87-year-old ex-premier to run for president

Beji Caid Essebsi, the 87-year-old ex-premier and leading opponent of Tunisia’s Islamists, said Tuesday he will stand in the country’s presidential poll later this year, if he's "still alive"."At the moment, my intention is to run" in the 23 November ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Tunisia adopts law for 2014 elections

Tunisia's interim parliament on Thursday approved a new electoral law to govern legislative and presidential polls due to be held by the end of 2014.Three years after the country's revolution, the law was passed by 132 votes in favour, 11 against and ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia forms commission to compensate Ben Ali victims

TUNIS - Tunisia on Monday formed a long-awaited truth and justice commission, more than three years after the 2011 revolution, to implement "transitional justice" and compensate the victims of decades of dictatorship.The 15-member body, which was elected ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]

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Tunisian elections intensifies focus on alliances [Published AlMonitor - 14 hours ago]
Foreign Minister under Ben Ali runs for preside... [Published Middle East Eye - 23 hours ago]
Tunisia dictator’s FM eyes presidency [Published Press tv - Sep 13 2014]
Tunisian dictator's last FM to stand for president [Published NOW News - Sep 13 2014]
AFP - Tunisia-politics-president-vote [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 13 2014]
Will Radicalized Jihadists One Day Be Recognize... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 11 2014]
Pope Francis Receives President of Tunisia [Published Zenit - Sep 11 2014]
El-Sebsi's candidacy causes controversy in Tunisia [Published Middle East Monitor - Sep 10 2014]
Tunisia’s Largest Islamist Party to Sit Out Upc... [Published Lignet - Sep 10 2014]
Obama's War and the Demise of the Freedom Agenda [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 10 2014]
Tunisia’s main Islamist party Ennahda to stay o... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 09 2014]
The Steven Sotloff I Knew [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Sep 09 2014]
Squaring The ‘Islamic Democracy’ Circle In Tuni... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 09 2014]
Tunisia is now ‘ripe for recovery in investment’ [Published Gulf Times - Sep 08 2014]
Tunisia starts registering presidential candidates [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 08 2014]
Tunisia's Ennahda party will not run a candidat... [Published Middle East Monitor - Sep 08 2014]
Cole’s “The New Arabs” at Firedoglake Book Salon [Published Informed Comment - Sep 08 2014]
Discovering culture and kisses in sun-soaked Tu... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 08 2014]
Tunisia’s main Islamist party to stay out of pr... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 08 2014]
Tunisia's main Islamist party to stay out of pr... [Published AlertNet - Sep 07 2014]
Foreign actors and the Libyan civil war [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 07 2014]
'Tunisia ripe for recovery from post-revolt chaos' [Published Jordan Times - Sep 06 2014]
Tunisia ripe for recovery from chaos: P... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 05 2014]
Tunisia ripe for recovery from post-revolt chaos [Published East African Standard - Sep 04 2014]
PM: Tunisia ripe for recovery from post-revolt ... [Published NOW News - Sep 04 2014]
The Bumpy Road To 2016 [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Sep 04 2014]
Tunisia PM upbeat despite a raft of challenges [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 31 2014]
Death to “Slaves of the Cross” Funded by Americ... [Published Redstate - Aug 30 2014]
Assange’s search for ‘truth’ has been eroded by... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 30 2014]
Tunisian youth continue their revolution [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 30 2014]
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Tunisia’s main Islamist party Ennahda to stay o... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 09 2014]
By Reuters Staff (Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement wave national and party flags as they mark the 33rd anniversary of the founding of the party in Tunis June 7, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi ) Tunisia’s main Islamist party, Ennahda, ...
Cole’s “The New Arabs” at Firedoglake Book Salon [Published Informed Comment - Sep 08 2014]
By Juan Cole Firedoglake Book Salon on Juan Cole, The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is changing the Middle East See also this recent NYT review by Irshad Manji FDL Book Salon Welcomes Juan Cole, The New Arabs: How the ...
ISIS Flag Flown at Tunisia Soccer Match [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 22 2014]
A picture of a football crowd in Tunisia holding aloft a massive ISIS flag has emerged on Twitter. The picture was posted this afternoon by Ahmad Mousavi, a journalist in Tehran with the caption: “Flag #IS in Football game in Tunisia”. Other Twitter ...
How ISIS Came to Leave Its Black Stain on Syria [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 20 2014]
This post is part of a special series of articles by blogger and activist, Marcell Shehwaro, describing the realities of life in Syria during the ongoing armed conflict between forces loyal to the current regime, and those seeking to oust it. An ...
Tunisia: Towards democracy: Tunisia’s race agai... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Tunisia Tunisia finalizes voter registration ahead of this year’s elections The birthplace of the Arab Spring is sometimes described as the only democratic nation in the region of the Middle East and North Africa. In order ...
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