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Tunisia Lawmakers Vote to Dismiss Prime Minister

By Mohammed Argoubi TUNIS, July 30 – Tunisian lawmakers voted on Saturday to dismiss Prime Minister Habib Essid from office during a no-confidence ballot in parliament, clearing the way for a new government that must push through delayed economic reforms. Essid, a technocrat in office less than two years, had been under fire for a

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Overcoming Splits, Tunisia’s Parliament Approves New Banking Law

TUNIS, May 12 – The Tunisian parliament on Thursday approved a new banking bill to modernize financial services, a second reform called for by the International Monetary Fund after a disputed central bank law passed last month. Tunisia is under pressure from international lenders to speed up economic reforms to create jobs and growth, especially

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