Chahed's government on brink of financial abyss
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) refusal to disburse a second instalment of a loan, announced on Feb. 27 by finance minister Lamia Zribi, is just one of the financial bombs threatening Youssef Chahed's government. According to our sources, Tunisia's other donors [. [...]
IMF, World Bank and EU push for reshuffle
Demonstrators who have been clamouring for the fall of Ali Laârayedh’s government since the assassination of legislator Mohamed Brahmi on July 25 have found improbable but powerful allies: Tunisia’s international donors. According to our sources, the World Bank and International [. [...]
Will Mahmoudi case lead to troika bust-up?
Tunisia’s unusual ruling troika consisting of the Islamist Ennahda party and two left wing movements, CPR and FDTL, has come under serious strain because of Ennahda prime minister Hamadi Jebali’s decision to extradite Libyan prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, a ruling [. [...]
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