Elias Fakhfakh, New Golden Boy Heading the Tunisian Govt .. By Kamal Ben Younes

Elias Fakhfakh, a former Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Finance and Social Democratic leader, officially assumed the presidency of the Tunisian government after the October 2019 elections.   Some describe Fakhfakh as... Read more »

Why Controlling 5G Could Mean Controlling the World

Hosted by Michael Barbaro, produced by Lynsea Garrison, Jessica Cheung and Theo Balcomb, and edited by Lisa Tobin In the race to dominate the next generation of cellular networks, both the United... Read more »

Putin’s term-limit win suggests stagnation, not strength .. By Adam Taylor

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday, along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Russian President... Read more »

US confused policy on Libya encourages Turkey .. By Mona El-Mahrouki

Washington has kept a perplexing silence about Ankara’s transfer of thousands of militants from Idlib. TUNIS –Ankara is taking advantage of the US’s confused policy in Libya and President Donald Trump’s preoccupation... Read more »

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 »