Tunisia’s Ben Ali ready to return Swiss-held ‘assets’
Tunisia's former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, toppled by a popular revolt in 2011, is ready to hand over his Swiss-held financial "assets" to the Tunisian state, his Lebanese lawyer said on Monday.
19 January, 2011 Tunisia ‘to probe Ben Ali assets’ Tunisian prosecutors open an investigation into the foreign assets of toppled President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family, according to reports.
16 January, 2011 Tunisia ex-security boss arrested Deposed Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's head of security is arrested and accused of threatening state security by fomenting violence.
31 January, 2011 EU sanctions on Tunisia ex-leader The EU freezes the assets of ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben and his wife after a request from the country's new leaders.
14 June, 2012 Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to life in absentia A Tunisian court sentenced ousted leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, in absentia, to life in prison on Wednesday for presiding over the bloody protest crackdown that ingited the Arab Spring.
21 November, 2014 Tunisia heats up ahead of presidential election TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's first free presidential election is boiling down to two candidates with divergent views of the revolution that transformed this former dictatorship.