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Tunisian dancer runs for president, wants to ban hijab

Tunisian dancer, Nermine Sfar, has announced her intention to stand for president, unveiling a controversial electoral programme for the country’s polls due on September 15.The 21-year-old artist, known for her risque shows, has said…

US embassy in Tunisia shuts doors due to security reasons

The US Embassy in Tunisia closed doors to the public on Monday due to security reasons. "Due to security concerns, the US Embassy will be closed to the public on Monday, July 1st, except for emergency services," the embassy said in a…

Libyan Foreign Bank wins lawsuit against Tunisian firm

The Libyan Foreign Bank (LFB) has won a lawsuit against a Tunisian company at the Tunisian Court of Appeals in a verdict delivered last Wednesday.  The Tunisian petroleum products filed a lawsuit against the LFB for $200 million in…