Posts Tagged ‘tunisia’

How Tunisia’s Moderate Imams Are Seeking to Reclaim Islam From Extremists | US News & World Report

Morocco’s imam training program is inspiring Tunisia’s efforts to turn the tide against radicalization: [...] The imams have a very important and symbolic role,” she said. They need to reclaim the mosques that have been influenced by imams targeting youth with radical discourse, and they need to address the youths’ grievances. Religious leaders play a key role for young people and should discuss the nature of being a young Muslim ...

Tunisia: How can past crimes be reconciled with building the future? | Middle East Eye

Tunisia considers a new law in its transition process, inspired by the success of a similar policy in Morocco: On the other side, the Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce and Craft (Union tunisienne de l’industrie, du commerce et de l’artisanat – UTICA) applauds the economic reconciliation bill, believing that it encourages economic recovery. UTICA claims that the amnesty will relieve some businessmen of the burden of proceedings and thus enable ...

Supporting Tunisia’s Transition to Democracy, Stability, Growth – Jean R. AbiNader

Challenges Test Resilience of Society, Political Order Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC July 17, 2015 Over the past two years, President Obama has met with King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Habib Essid, the Prime Minister of Tunisia, America’s two strongest allies in North Africa, to support their continuing efforts to build strong democratic institutions and reform their economies. This should come as no surprise, as these countries have many interests ...

Tunisia, Morocco sign eight co-operation agreements | Zawya

Morocco and Tunisia continue their strong bilateral engagement with the signing of eight cooperation agreements: Tunisia and Morocco signed, on Friday afternoon, eight co-operation agreements at the end of the high joint committee meeting co-chaired by Prime Minister Habib Essid and his Moroccan counterpart Abdelilah Benkirane. The signed documents are: Co-operation agreement between the Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Spatial Planning and the Moroccan Ministry of Housing and Urban ...
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