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 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Tunisia welcomes Israeli tourists

Published April 23rd 201411:19amfavorite?Seeking to boost ailing tourist sector, PM Mehdi Jomaa says entry of Israelis to his country is approvedTunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa announced Wednesday that the entry of Israeli tourists to the North African ... [Published i24news - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Tunisia, Israel, Mehdi Jomaa
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘I Too Burned a Police Station,’ Online Activists Declare

Facebook banner for “I Too Burned a Police Station”A Facebook campaign called “I Too Burned a Police Station” is supporting Tunisians facing criminal charges related to protests during the 2011 revolution.The page was launched on Sunday and received over ... [Published Tunisia Live - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisian media in flux since revolution - Middle East

Once restricted to those who supported the authoritarian regime, Tunisia's media sector has rapidly expanded since the fall of former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011. Dozens of new ventures were launched as restrictions on media ownership ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisian President Cuts His Salary by Two-Thirds

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) nis April 19 - Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki announced the reduction in the President of the Republic's legal wage ... [Published MENAFN - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Tunisian president cuts own pay by two-thirds - Middle East

Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki has said that he will take a two-thirds pay cut as the government grapples with a financial situation it has described as "critical." In a statement on Friday, Marzouki said he would cut his wages because Tunisia was ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisians protest reduced sentences

Tunisians have rallied in the capital Tunis against reduced sentences for security officials convicted of killing protesters during the country’s 2011 revolution. Hundreds of Tunisians gathered on National Constituent Assembly (NCA) headquarters in the ... [Published Press tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Small Tunisian firms struggle to turn profits - Middle East

Ilyes Gouja was optimistic about his prospects as a small-business entrepreneur in post-revolution Tunisia. Gouja and his wife returned to their native Tunisia from France about a year after the 2011 toppling of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, lured by the promise ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Switzerland to Return $40 Million in Ben Ali Assets to Tunisia

14 April 201410:13 am||0Poster depicting Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and the logo of the RCD party. Image credit: Flickr user stewartmorris . (Creative Commons)Swiss officials will return $40 million in funds held by the family of former Tunisian president ... [Published Tunisia Live - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Tunisian approves general overview of new electoral law

Tunisian approves general overview of new electoral lawContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TUNIS, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly (NCA) on Tuesday finished the general discussion over the electoral law and agreed to move to voting ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 3 reports

Tunisian police arrest militants

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa speaks during a news conference at the Tunis-Carthage International Airport yesterday. Photo: ReutersTunisian police have arrested a group of Islamist militants who accidentally exploded a bomb they were manufacturing ... [Published Times of Malta - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 4 reports

U.S. backs $500 mln in loan guarantees for Tunisia

U.S. President Barack Obama and Tunisia's Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa speak to each other in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday said it would provide a new loan guarantee for Tunisia worth ... [Published Sharenet - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

World Bank outlines corruption under Ben Ali

A report by the World Bank accuses former Tunisian leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family of profiting unfairly from the country.They are accused of bending business rules to benefit their companies and political allies.The study says they pocketed ... [Published Al Jazeera - Mar 28 2014]

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Tunisia: ANHRI Condemns the Omission of "Sayes ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Tunisia welcomes Israeli tourists [Published i24news - 4 hours ago]
Tunisia's Historic Step Toward Democracy [Published Carnegie Endowment - 19 hours ago]
Could Tunisia be the next big travel destination? [Published USA Today - 22 hours ago]
A Wi-Fi network for Cuba? Maybe [Published Miami Herald - Apr 22 2014]
‘I Too Burned a Police Station,’ Online Activis... [Published Tunisia Live - Apr 21 2014]
Robert Fisk: Another ‘sham’ election is over, s... [Published The Independent - Apr 21 2014]
Arab election season [Published Washington Post - Apr 21 2014]
U.S. promotes network to foil digital spying [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Apr 21 2014]
Biography for Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali [Published Silobreaker - Apr 20 2014]
Has Tunisia forgotten where its revolution began? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 20 2014]
Tunisian media in flux since revolution - Middl... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 19 2014]
Tunisian media in flux since revolution [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 19 2014]
TUNISIA: PRESIDENT MARZOUKI SLASHES SALARY [Published NAM News Network - Apr 19 2014]
Tunisian President Cuts His Salary by Two-Thirds [Published MENAFN - Apr 19 2014]
Tunisian president cuts own pay by two-thirds -... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Tunisian President Volunteers to Have Salary Cut [Published Kicker Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Tunisian president cuts own pay by two-thirds [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 18 2014]
Low Turnout and Mixed Feelings for Algerians Vo... [Published Tunisia Live - Apr 18 2014]
Tunisian president slashes salary by two-thirds [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 18 2014]
Tunisians protest reduced sentences [Published Press tv - Apr 17 2014]
Small Tunisian firms struggle to turn profits [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 17 2014]
Small Tunisian firms struggle to turn profits -... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
Tunisian Jew assaulted in Djerba [Published JTA - Apr 16 2014]
PROTEST REPRESSION, LAWMAKERS SLAM LENIENT VERD... [Published Misna - Apr 15 2014]
Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced... [Published Tunisia Live - Apr 15 2014]
Tunisian president sacks Chief of Military Justice [Published Middle East Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Mosque Raids Signal Test as Tunisia Democracy T... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 15 2014]
Tunisian court orders release of former governm... [Published Press tv - Apr 15 2014]
Eight Hopeful Legacies of the Arab Spring [Published New Yorker - Apr 14 2014]
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All in the Family: Tunisia as a Case Study in S... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 10 2014]
Yves here. While oligarchy has now become safe to use in polite company in the US, that’s in part because it’s behind the state of play. As NC regular Hugh likes to remind us, kleptocracy is in many ways a more apt description for our devolving economic ...
Tunisia has made strides in Democratic Transiti... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 08 2014]
(By Francis Ghilès) Tunisians have reasons for optimism. For any regular visitor to Tunis, the change of atmosphere in the capital in the first months of 2014 – compared even to autumn 2013, and certainly to 2012 – is striking. The underlying reason ...
Tunisia: “Democracy startup”? [Published Waging Nonviolence - Apr 04 2014]
by Marisa Holmes and Bruno Giuliani On February 3 President Obama called the new Tunisian prime minister, Mehdi Jomaa, to congratulate him on his inauguration, saying , “The United States will continue to be a friend and partner to Tunisia to support ...
Corruption under Tunisia's Ben Ali revealed [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Mar 27 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_9FRHrIj2A&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Corruption under Tunisia's Ben Ali revealed A report by the World Bank accuses former Tunisian leader Zine ...
All in the Family [Published Voices & Views: Middle East & North Africa - Mar 27 2014]
Crony capitalism is the key development challenge facing Tunisia today Last week’s  Economist  magazine focused on Crony Capitalism.  From the powerful oil barons in the USA in the 1920s to today’s oligarchs in Russia and Ukraine, they show that ...
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