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Tunisia's economy still recovering, 3 years after Arab Spring

Jan 27, 2014
A new constitution should provide more stability, reassuring investors and tourists.
Posted In: Tunisia, Arab Spring

Three years post-revolution, a look at Tunisia's economy

Dec 26, 2013
This month marks the third anniversary of the Arab Spring.
Posted In: Tunisia, Arab Spring

In Tunisia, more democracy but still much poverty

Apr 12, 2012
More than a year after the revolt that toppled Tunisia’s ruler, Zine al Abidine Ben Ali, discontent is rising because of poverty and unemployment.
Posted In: Tunisia, middle east, Arab Spring

Hernando de Soto on the Middle East's 'Informal' Revolution

Jun 20, 2011
Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto is best known for the big, paradigm-shifting idea of his 2000 book: The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Tr...
Posted In: Arab Spring, black market, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Egypt, Hernando de Soto, middle east, Mohamed Bouazizi, property rights, revolution, The Mystery of Capital, Tunisia

Internet shut off in Syria

Jun 3, 2011
That's the news as of a short time ago. The Syrian government says it has shut off all internet access across the country, including on 3G networks...
Posted In: Egypt, Internet, protests, syria, Tunisia

Products to help block web access in the Middle East made in the U.S.

Mar 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal writes today about U.S. companies that make web blocking and filtering software being used in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait...
Posted In: Egypt, government, privacy, security, syria, Tunisia, world

PR Firm: Sorry Tunisia, we quit

Mar 3, 2011
In a story today on Marketplace, reporter David Gura explores why the PR firm, Washington Media Group, decided to break a half-million-dollar con...
Posted In: middle east, pr, Tunisia

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Jordan, Finding "Radio Shangi-La," McDonald's works the recession

Feb 8, 2011
Marketplace's Alisa Roth is in the Middle East covering the political unrest in Egypt and the surrounding countries. Roth spoke with Jeremy Hobson...
Posted In: Amman, Bhutan, Big Book, China, coffee, corruption, Egypt, groupon, Jordan, Lisa Napoli, McDonald's, mid-day update, middle east, protests, radio, recession, Tibet, Tunisia

MID-DAY UPDATE: You've got mail, Huffington Post, tough times in Tunisia, Reaganomics and 2011

Feb 7, 2011
AOL is buying The Huffington Post for $315 million in a merger it hopes will move the company away from dial-up modems and towards new media and...
Posted In: advertisements, aol, Arianna Huffington, Banks, commercials, Egypt, mid-day update, Reaganomics, Ronald Reagan, Super Bowl, The Huffington Post, Tunis, Tunisia

Tunisia: Promises of a brighter future

Feb 7, 2011
Tunisia's nickname in Arabic is "Tunis the Green." It's kind of puzzling if you come here in the summer, when everything is sun-baked, or if you...
Posted In: Education, Jobs, revolution, Tunisia

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