Artcurial to auction Ben Ali's Rolls, Bentleys and Ferraris
Seventeen luxury vehicles seized from the entourage of former president Ben Ali will shortly be put up for auction by French auction house Artcurial, according to our sources. But this symbolic sale will not be enough to mask the failures [. [...]
North Africans in France's Islamic Banking?
Change is sweeping the tiny world of Islamic finance in France. With finance minister Christine Lagarde determined to turn Paris into a world-class financial center, financiers, legal experts and clerics are taking a close look at Islamic finance, a sector [. [...]
Choice Slot for Businessmen in Parliament
With president Ben Ali preparing to stand for a fifth term on October 25, his party, the Rassemblement Constitutionnel Democratique (RCD) is carefully preparing to the renewal of Tunisia's Parliament on the same day. Primarily composed of anonymous party hacks, [. [...]