Jomaa At Bedside of Soldiers and National Guard Officers Wounded in Jebel Ouergha

Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa went, on Tuesday, to the Tunis Military Hospital to inquire about the health of soldiers and National Guard officers wounded after the explosion of a landmine, in Jebel Ouergha (Governorate of El Kef). Jomaa was accompanied, in particular, by Minister of National Defence Ghazi Jeribi, a Prime Ministry’s statement indicates. Four national Army Soldiers and […]

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Prime Ministry Denies Transfer of Its Seat From Kasbah to “Berges Du Lac”

The Prime Ministry denied, Tuesday, information reported by some newspapers and Websites, on the transfer of its seat from the Kasbah to the “Berges du Lac.” Joined by telephone, Prime Ministry’s communication officer Mofdi Messedi denied the information, noting that there are offices in the “Berges du Lac” which belong to the Prime Ministry. A team of executives and experts […]

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Marzouki At Beside of Soldiers and National Guard Officers Wounded in Jebel Ouergha

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki paid a visit, on Wednesday, to the soldiers and the National Guard officers following the explosion of a landmine in Jebel Ouergha (Governorate of Kef). Marzouki went to the Tunis military hospital to enquire about the health of the four soldiers and National Guard officers wounded, on Tuesday morning, following the explosion of a landmine on […]

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Tunisia-Luxembourg – Identifying New Mechanisms to Boost Bilateral Co-Operation

Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn stated his country’s willingness to continue supporting Tunisia in its transition process and commitment to find new mechanisms for boosting bilateral co-operation, particularly in the tourism and investment promotion fields. Meeting, Tuesday morning in Bardo, with President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar, the Luxembourg’s Minister said “he […]

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Marzouk Meets in Malabo With U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Tunisia’s participation in the United States-Africa Leaders’ Summit to be held from next August 4 to 5 in Washington D.C. was under focus at a meeting held Friday between Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the second day of the 23rd African Union […]

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Tunisian Jihadist Video Sparks Outrage

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday (June 25th) asked Tunisia to prosecute citizens implicated in war crimes in Iraq and Syria. The call came two days after Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou confirmed that at least 2,400 Tunisian jihadists were “fighting in Syria, most of them with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Jabhat al-Nusra, affiliated with al-Qaeda […]

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Mechanisms to Help Boost African Action Discussed

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki conferred, on Thursday in Malabo, with African Union Commission President Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, on the sidelines of the African Union (AU) 23rdSummit. The talk turned on the mechanisms that will help boost African action and provide further efficiency to its structures, in a way that meets the aspirations of the region’s peoples, an official source points out. […]

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Abderrazak Tabib, New CEO of Tunisian Radio

Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa, on Monday, appointed Abderrazak Tabib as CEO of the Tunisian Radio Corporation, the Prime Ministry announced in a press release. The decision was taken in implementation of provisions of Article 19 of the decree-law 2011-116 and with the assent of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (HAICA), the same source noted. Source : Tunis Afrique Presse

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Loan Guarantee Agreement Between Tunisia and U.S. Passed

The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) passed during a plenary session held Monday a loan guarantee agreement signed on June 3, 2014, between Tunisia and the United States. The agreement will allow Tunisia to access up to $500 million (about 825 million dinars MTD) in affordable financing from international capital markets. Thus, Tunisia will benefit from preferential conditions and favorable rates […]

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Portuguese FM Received At Bardo Palace

Portuguese Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete welcomed the steps taken in Tunisia’s transition that will be crowned soon by the organisation of presidential and legislative elections. He was received Monday at Bardo Palace by President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar. According to an NCA statement, Machete pointed to the similarities between the Democratic […]

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National Guard, Army Search and Shell Heights of Fernana to Track Down Terrorist Group – Interior

Units of the National Guard and Army on Sunday conducted joint sweeping and shelling operations in a locality on the heights of Fernana (Northwest of Jendouba). The operation is conducted to track down the remaining members of a terrorist group holed up in heights and forests surrounding Fernana, said official spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior Mohamed Ali Laroui. […]

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NCA Passes Tunisian-German Technical Co-Operation Agreement

A draft law on a technical co-operation agreement signed between the Tunisian and German governments under 2011, was passed by the National Constituent Assembly (NCA). The agreement provides for strengthening the capacity of industrial zones, the programme of energising business creation and innovation, the achievement of a fund of studies and experts, in addition to the implementation of a United […]

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