Fourth Arab Summit for Economic and Social Development to Be Held in Tunisia First Half of 2015 (arab League)

The date of holding the 4th Arab Summit for Economic and Social Development, due in January 2015, will be set in consultation with the Tunisian Authorities, the Arab League announced. This date, the same source specified, will be set in consultation with the Tunisian authorities during the coming visit, in Tunisia, of the Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Al-Arabi, on the […]

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Tunisia’s League – 1 Championship, Day – 14 Results and Standings

Results and standing of Tunisia’s League-1 professional day-14 championship of football played Wednesday. Wednesday 24 Radegraves: Espeacuterance ST – C.Africain 2-2 Zouiten: S.Tunisien – AS Djerba 1-0 Bizerte: CA Bizertin – CS Hammam-Lif 1-1 Sousse: ES Sahel – AS Marsa 2-0 Monastir: US Monastir – JS Kairouan 1-2 Gabegraves (behind closed door): AS Gabegraves – EG Gafsa 1-2 Metlaoui: ES […]

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Transfer of Power Will Take Place Next Tuesday, Marzouki Announces

Outgoing President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki announced that he will hand over power to his successor on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. In a video posted, Wednesday, on the official website of the Presidency of the Republic, Marzouki said “he had decided to transfer power as soon as possible, next Tuesday, for the sake of Tunisia, to preserve its stability and civilian […]

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Mehdi Jomaa Reasserts Determination to Protect the Country Against Security Threats

Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa underlined, Wednesday, the determination to protect the country against internal and external threats on the security of Tunisia and the attempts of trouble, with the required firmness, he said. During a meeting with the press, after a meeting of the crisis response unit in charge of following up the security situation in the country, Jomaa […]

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Extraordinary Meeting of National Dialogue

An extraordinary session of the National Dialogue started, Wednesday, in the premises of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) to examine the situation in the country after the elections. UGTT S-G Hassine Abassi, President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts Wided Bouchamaoui, President of the Bar Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh and vice-president of the Tunisian Human Rights League […]

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Ras Jedir Border Crossing Re-Opens

The Ras Jedir border crossing was re-opened, Tuesday at midnight, recording an average influx, Wednesday morning, notably with entry of Libyan nationals into the Tunisian territory, TAP correspondent in the region reported. The decision to close the borer crossing since last Thursday, had been made by the crisis response unit to ensure the security of the presidential election. “The latest […]

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Caid Essebsi – ‘I Will Resign From Presidency of Nidaa Tounes’ to Be President of All Tunisians

“I will resign from the presidency of Nidaa Tounes movement to be committed to the Presidency of the Republic and be the President of all Tunisians,” Beacuteji Caid Essebsi said Wednesday. “We are calling for consultations, as soon as possible with Nidaa Tounes movement to think on a joint vision for the next stage” Caid Essebsi said in a speech […]

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China Congratulates Béji Caid Essebsi

China commends the holding of the presidential election in Tunisia and congratulates Beacuteji Caiumld Essebsi for his victory, said Wednesday Hua Chunying, spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. She added that her country also hailed the political transition process in the country, voicing hope to see Tunisia reach stability and sustainable prosperity. Hua Chunying asserted China’s will to promote bilateral […]

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Kasserine – Soldiers Wound By Ricochet Young Girl in Jebel Selloum

A Young girl aboard a vehicle near a military operation zone in Jebel Selloum, Kasserine, was wounded by ricochet of a bullet in the right leg, Wednesday, by members of the army. According to spokesperson of the National Defence Ministry, Lieutenant colonel Belhassan Oueslati, the soldiers were conducting searching operation in an area where clashes took place with terrorists when […]

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Tozeur Hosts 36th International Festival of Oases

The 36th International Festival of Oases opened festivities, Tuesday, in Tozeur, the city of palms, dunes and oases. A variety of street performances marked the opening day, which recorded a massive influx of visitors and tourists. The festival was opened by Tourism Minister Amel Karboul, in the presence of Culture Minister Mourad Sakli. All along a week, the festival proposes […]

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NEWLY ELECTED TUNISIAN PRESIDENT SAYS FIRST FOREIGN TRIP WILL BE TO ALGERIA

TUNIS, Dec 25 – Tunisia’s newly-elected President Beji Caid Essebsi has stated that his first official visit abroad will be to Algeria, affirming that co-operation between the two neighbouring countries will be strengthened in the future. “I have already announced during my election campaign that my first official visit will be to Algeria. I confirm it as President,” Essebsi told […]

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Tunisia Opens Counter-Terror Centres

A new security centre focused on fighting terrorism and organised crime in Tunisia opened on December 16th in the capital. A judiciary centre specialised in terror-related cases also opened last week in Tunis. “The completion of these two centres is very important as they represent a clear message to the terrorists that they have no place in Tunisia, neither today […]

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