Minister of Housing Says Tunisia Planning to Salvage Jobs .. BY Kamel Ben Younes

Tunisia’s Minister of Equipment, Housing and Spatial Planning Moncef Sliti has revealed that more than 4,000 construction and rehabilitation projects have been paralyzed by the coronavirus pandemic. In remarks to Asharq Al-Awsat,... Read more »

Tunisia Minister to Asharq Al-Awsat: Protests Can’t Overthrow Fakhfakh Govt.

Tunis – Kamal Ben Younes Protests, arson and some violent acts that have been recently reported in some Tunisian cities cannot overthrow the current coalition government, led by Elyes Fakhfakh, said Minister... Read more »

Former Tunisia PM to Asharq Al-Awsat: Country Fortified against Libyan Tumult

Tunis – Kamal bin Younes Former Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh stressed that his country is fortified militarily from the security unrest in neighboring Libya. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, he... Read more »

The risk of rich countries neglecting poorer ones during the pandemic .. By Ishaan Tharoor

A red cloth hangs in a window April 21 at a home in Bogota, Colombia, where residents have been using them to signal that those in the home are in need of... Read more »

Trump uses the pandemic to push far-right agenda .. By Ishaan Tharoor

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Russia, Turkey begin joint patrols along Syria’s M4 highway

The patrols are part of ceasefire deal reached by Ankara and Moscow to halt an escalation of violence in Idlib province. Turkey and Russia have completed their first joint military patrol along... Read more »

Biden and Sanders fight for black voters with competing endorsements from Kamala Harris, Jesse Jackson

Shortly after Joe Biden received an endorsement from Senator Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders’ campaign announced support from civil rights activist Jesse Jackson. “A people far behind cannot catch up choosing the most... Read more »

How epidemics have changed the world .. By Ishaan Tharoor

Part of what’s so unnerving about the coronavirus outbreak is the uncertainty. Medical experts, policymakers and politicians are all focused on the same set of questions: How far will it spread? How... Read more »

Tunisia: Progress of Economic Indicators Despite Tough Conditions

The Tunisian Institute of Statistics reported that major economic indicators in Tunisia have witnessed progress at the beginning of this year, benefiting from the relative recovery recorded by the Tunisian economy at... Read more »

Tunisia talks on cabinet press on amid risk of new election

Elyes Fakhfakh announces a new government but it immediately hits hurdles after Ennahdha pulls out of lineup. Designated Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh proposed the lineup of a new government on Saturday... Read more »