Court of Accounts reform provokes new row with IMF
Relations between Tunisia and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which are already strained, risk degenerating into open warfare over the planned reform of the Court of Accounts. According to our sources, the IMF has made the affair a casus belli [. [...]
US to be offered base in return for attack aircraft?
American defence groups are dive-bombing on Tunisia with self-interested backing from the Pentagon. According to our information, two light attack aircraft supply programmes have been launched simultaneously and one of them could open the way to a permanent American military [. [...]
Chahed scrapes out the barrel for the 2019 budget
Having temporarily staved off the threat of being sacked by President Beji Caid Essebsi, Youssef Chahed must now deal with another and equally pressing emergency, namely balancing the state budget. The prime minister will have to defend the 2019 finance [. [...]
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 [. [...]