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Tunisian Court Annuls Confiscation of Ousted President's Assets

A Tunisian court has annulled a 2011 decree confiscating the assets of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his inner circle after an appeal from the Ben Ali family, infuriating the government. In the months following Ben Ali's flight to Saudi Arabia after the revolution that ousted him in January 2011, Tunisia seized hundreds of businesses, properties, luxury cars and jewelry from members of Ben Ali's family. The value of the confiscated property amounted to billions...

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