Ahmed Nadhif is an independent writer and journalist. He is the author of “Tourist Rifles: Tunisians in World Jihadist Networks,” published by the Tunisian Institute for International Relations in 2016.
Tunisia courts Egypt amid presidential dispute with Islamist Ennahda party
Tunisian President Saied Kais recently paid his first visit to Egypt since assuming power in 2019, in what analysts say is a move aimed at cementing relations in the face of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Apr 13, 2021
Russia steps up vaccine diplomacy in Maghreb, North Africa
Russia expands its area of influence in the Maghreb as Tunisia and Algeria receive batches of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, raising questions about Moscow's motives.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Apr 1, 2021
New transparency law enters into force in Tunisia
Tunisia's latest anti-corruption effort is an ambitious new law requiring powerful state figures and staff to declare their financial profits and interests.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Oct 26, 2018
Tunisia's foreign exchange reserves drained to new lows
Since the beginning of the year, the foreign exchange reserves of Tunisia’s Central Bank have been dropping even as crucial economic sectors like tourism grow.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Oct 22, 2018
What is behind Tunisia's rising illiteracy?
Tunisians' first reaction to rising levels of illiteracy is to blame it on the economy, but experts say the mindset toward education has changed for the worse since the days of independence.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Oct 17, 2018
Tunisian entrepreneurs roll up sleeves after encouraging startup law
Less bureaucracy and more subsidies get Tunisia’s young businessmen to reach out to unorthodox fields such as exporting edible flowers or mushrooms for pharmaceutical use.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Aug 13, 2018
Can Tunisia’s economy be saved?
Due to financial crisis, Tunisia's foreign currency reserves have hit a record low, and some goods have been banned from importation.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Feb 5, 2018
Torture is still rampant in Tunisia
Although torture, mistreatment, and physical and verbal abuse in jails and detention centers have relatively decreased, they are still ongoing in Tunisia’s detention centers.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Dec 26, 2017
Tunisia's next elections will put governing alliance to test
After the founder of the secularist Nidaa Tounes Party Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi expressed his disappointment toward Islamist ally Ennahda, talk is growing about the future of the alliance between the two.
Ahmed Nadhif | North Africa | Sep 19, 2017
Tunisian president calls for gender equality in inheritance law
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi’s proposal on National Women’s Day to amend the inheritance law so as to secure equal rights for women sparked much controversy in Tunisia.
Ahmed Nadhif | Tunisia | Aug 21, 2017
Ethiopia’s plan to build Red Sea military bases fuels tension with Egypt
Ahmed Gomaa | Egypt | Jun 9, 2021
Egypt sees political, economic gains in Gaza reconstruction
A correspondent in Egypt | Egypt | Jun 1, 2021
Turkish drone sets off international buzz over 'killer robots'
Metin Gurcan | Turkey | Jun 8, 2021
US, Turkey still far off on deal over Russian S-400 missiles
Amberin Zaman | Turkey | Jun 9, 2021
Israel’s ultra-Orthodox go to opposition, furious with PM-designate
Mazal Mualem | Israel | Jun 10, 2021
Children in Gaza most affected by war, says Hana Salah
Netanyahu fears Israel could manage without him, says strategic adviser Oren Magnezy
US-Turkish relations difficult, but manageable, says ECFR senior fellow Asli Aydintasbas
Former MK Ruth Wasserman Lande: riots in mixed cities caused significant damage, trauma
Despite Gaza devastation, Hamas may have gained politically from war, says Shibley Telhami
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