Two women seeking Tunisian Presidency, Selma Elloumi and Abir Moussi consider themselves from the "Bourguiba school," referring to first Tunisian president after independence from France, Habib Bourguiba.
Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Al-Razzaz has asked ministers to submit their resignations in preparation for a cabinet reshuffle. Al-Razzaz said that the reshuffle aims to contribute toward efforts overcoming the challenges and achieving the priorities and plans of the government.
Tunisian actor-turned-director Abdelhamid Bouchnak debuted his horror film, "Dachra," in Tunisian theatres earlier this year. Not only is “Dachra” a thrilling story, it also has deeper social undertones.
A significant step has been taken in forming the new government in Iraq, with long anticipated ministerial appointments finally established. The legislature voted to confirm 14 of Abd al-Mahdi's 22 cabinet nominees, enabling him to convene his government.
Prime Minister Designate, Adel Abd al-Mahdi is expected to present his cabinet next week. The Iraqi parliament will then approve or reject the cabinet choices that he makes. Currently, Abd al-Mahdi is facing internal sectarian challenges with many parties wanting to continue the ethno-sectarian quota system.
The National Institute of Statistics, a government agency in Tunisia has revealed that the country's export to import rose to 72%. According to the Institute the deficit in trade amounted to at least $2.6 billion.
“Breaking the ice” is a collaborative effort by Tunisians and Libyans who seek to change the image of their countries presented in the media. The cultural project exhibited the country's musicians and artists.