TUNISIAN POLICE ARREST 32 TERROR SUSPECTS

TUNIS, Feb 8 — The Tunisian security services dismantled a terrorist cell that was planning for attacks on key security and military facilities particularly the Ministry of Interior headquarters in Tunis. Acting on tips, the security services spotted and intercepted the terrorist cell and arrested 32 of its members, the Ministry’s Spokesman Mohammad Al-Arwi told reporters Saturday afternoon without elaborating […]

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Westminster Foundation for Democracy Ready to Support HPR

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) voiced readiness to co-operate with the House of the People’s Representatives (HPR), after having provided support to the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) during the transitional phase. Received, Friday, by HPR president Mohamed Ennaceur, a delegation of the Foundation led by its Executive Director Anthony Smith congratulated Tunisia for the success of its transitory experience. […]

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Habib Essid’s Cabinet Sworn in

Members of Habib Essid cabinet took the oath before President of the Republic Beacuteji Caid Essebsi at a ceremony held, Friday, in Carthage. The Head of State stressed the important task awaiting the new government in the “delicate” stage ahead, considering the nature of challenges it faces. This new cabinet, the first in the second republic, has “credibility” as it […]

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Jomaa Government Hands Over Power to Essid’s New Cabinet

A ceremony was held, Friday, in Dar Dhiafa, Carthage, to hand over power to Habib Essid’s cabinet. Were present members of the caretaker government and the new team, as well as national figures, representatives of political parties and constitutional institutions and chairmen of national organisations. Habib Essid said “the successful democratic transition will have to take concrete shape in the […]

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HPR Speaker Congratulates Tunisian People On Consensus Around Essid Cabinet

Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) Mohamed Ennaceur congratulated the Tunisian people on the “consensus” built around Habib Essid’s cabinet. The government pledged to implement an action plan that includes urgent measures over the next three months, in association with political parties and national organisations. All Tunisians and political, business and social leaders are called upon to help […]

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Caïd Essebsi – Excellent Tunisian-Algerian Relations Can Only Serve Stability in Region

President Beji Caid Essebsi said, Thursday, his visit to Algeria was a success at all levels. “The state visit I paid to Algeria on Wednesday and Thursday was a success at all levels and reflected the excellent and exceptional relations between Tunisia and Algeria, raquo he stressed after his meeting with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. laquo These excellent relations can […]

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