Edition:
United Kingdom

Ulf Laessing

Tunisia's Essebsi shaped transition since overthrow of Ben Ali

25 Jul 2019

TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped shape his country's democratic transition after a 2011 revolution ended decades of authoritarian rule, has died, the presidency said on Thursday. He was 92.

Tunisia's Essebsi shaped transition since overthrow of Ben Ali

25 Jul 2019

TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped shape his country's democratic transition after a 2011 revolution ended decades of authoritarian rule, has died, the presidency said on Thursday. He was 92.

Obituary: Tunisia's Essebsi shaped transition since overthrow of Ben Ali

25 Jul 2019

TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped shape his country's democratic transition after a 2011 revolution ended decades of authoritarian rule, has died, the presidency said on Thursday. He was 92.

OBITUARY-Tunisia's Essebsi shaped transition since overthrow of Ben Ali

25 Jul 2019

TUNIS, July 25 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped shape his country's democratic transition after a 2011 revolution ended decades of authoritarian rule, has died, the presidency said on Thursday. He was 92.

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown

09 Jul 2019

TANGIER, Morocco Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities and bussed 872 kilometres south in an attempt to stop him reaching Europe.

Eastern Libya, U.S. firm close to signing Libya port deal

05 Jul 2019

TUNIS/BENGHAZI, Libya Eastern Libyan authorities and U.S. security firm Guidry Group plan to finalise an agreement to develop a major port in the east of the troubled oil producer, both sides said.

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty

02 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people.

Morocco hopes to attract $10 billion in investment to new tech city

01 Jul 2019

TANGIER, Morocco Morocco hopes to attract investments worth $10 billion and create 100,000 jobs at a high-tech city near the northern city of Tangier, a local elected official said.

Morocco hopes to attract $10 billion in investment to new tech city

01 Jul 2019

TANGIER, Morocco, July 1 Morocco hopes to attract investments worth $10 billion and create 100,000 jobs at a high-tech city near the northern city of Tangier, a local elected official said.

Morocco's Tangier port to become Mediterranean's largest

27 Jun 2019

(This June 26 story corrects story to say port is about 50 kilometers east of Tangier instead of 50 kilometres west of Tangier, paragraph 9)

World News

EU rebuffs Johnson's opening Brexit bid

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.