TUNIS Tunisia's biggest union, UGTT, started a nationwide strike on Thursday affecting the country's airports, schools and state media to protest against the government's refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants.
TUNIS, Jan 16 Tunisia's biggest union, UGTT,
started a nationwide strike on Thursday affecting the country's
airports, schools and state media to protest against the
government's refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public
TUNIS Tunisia's parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62, in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, whose government is under pressure from international lenders to cut state spending.
TUNIS, - Hundreds of lawyers and doctors in Tunisia protested on Wednesday against a new law that will force them to disclose their salaries as part of a government bid to raise taxes.
SOUSSE, Tunisia, Dec 7 Prime Minister Youssef
Chahed said on Friday that he expected Tunisia to adopt a new
foreign exchange law, amid calls from Tunisian firms struggling
to access hard currency for more transparency and less red tape.
TUNIS Saudi Arabia will lend Tunisia $500 million at a favorable interest rate and will finance two projects worth $140 million, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday, a day after a visit from the Saudi crown prince that drew Tunisian protests.
TUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia's crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TUNIS, Nov 27 Hundreds of Tunisians protested on
Tuesday against a visit by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince,
denouncing the top Saudi royal as a murderer in the second
straight day of demonstrations condemning the killing of Saudi
journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TUNIS Dozens of Tunisian rights activists and journalists staged a small protest on Monday against a planned visit by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TUNIS Tunisia's powerful UGTT union called another national strike for January to press its demand for higher wages after the government said on Saturday it would seek a realistic pay deal.