Tag Archives | Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Tunisia Postpones Libya Meeting

Tunisia said on Saturday it has postponed an emergency session on Sunday with other member states of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) to find a political solution to the unrest in Libya, citing a lack of "foresight". Foreign ministry spokesman Mokhtar Chaouachi said: "It is deemed preferable to postpone the meeting because there is a lack […]

Arab Maghreb Union Creates Investment Bank

The five nations of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) have created a investment bank to finance infrastructure projects in the region, Sid Ahmed Ould Raiss, the governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania, said on Wednesday. The bank, with capital of $100 million (LD 125 million), will start operations by the end of the first quarter […]

Zeidan Orders Reopening of Tunisian Border

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan [Zidan] has ordered the Interior and Defence ministers to reopen and secure the border crossing with Tunisia at Ras Jedir, which has been closed to truck drivers for more than two weeks. The move follows a meeting with the Tunisian Prime minister, Hamadi Jebali, in Tripoli on Monday. Both sides […]

Libyan PM calls for Revival of Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Libyan Prime Minister Abdel Rahim al-Kib [Al-Keeb, Al-Keib] (pictured) has called for an “active and serious” Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), during a visit to Morocco, the first such visit since Moammar Qaddafi’s ouster. Visiting Morocco, Kib told reporters in Rabat: “The Maghreb Union is a vessel that contains many of our dreams… [But these] will […]