SNJT Condemns Continued Police Attacks On Journalists

President of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) Neji Bghouri expressed, in a telephone interview with Minister of the Interior Lotfi Ben Jeddou, the Union’s condemnation of the continued police attacks on journalists despite the pledges previously made by the Minister to prohibit the use of violence against journalists and ensure their protection.” In a statement issued on Tuesday, […]

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Terrorist Arrested in Sbeitla (Interior Ministry)

The Ministry of the Interior announced, on Tuesday, the arrest of a terrorist in Sbeitla, Governorate of Kasserine without disclosing his identity. Security units in Kasserine “arrested a wanted individual in Sbeitla for having received fighting training, belonging to a terrorist organisation and incitement to terrorist acts,” the Ministry said in a press release. Investigations continue, the statement added. Source […]

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Marzouki Receives Delegation From Norwegian Labour Party’s International Forum

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki received, on Tuesday at Carthage Palace, a delegation of the International Forum of the Norwegian Labour Party. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss ways to develop Tunisian-Norwegian relations in all fields, the Presidency of the Republic said in a press release. President of the International Forum of the Norwegian Labour Party, Kim Gabrielli stressed his […]

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Barbed Wires in Front of Interior Ministry Lifted

The barbed wired in front of the Interior Ministry on the Habib Bourguiba Avenue were totally lifted on Monday night. Barbed-wire fences were laid on the morrow of the January 2011 Revolution to protect the Ministry against possible acts of vandalism. In a statement to TAP news agency, Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou said that the decision to totally lift […]

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King Mohammed VI to Pay Official Visit to Tunisia Next Friday

King Mohamed VI of Morocco is paying an official visit to Tunisia from May 30 to June 1, at the invitation of Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki, the Presidency of the Republic announced on Tuesday. President Marzouki will have bilateral talks with the Moroccan King just after his arrival, after which he will chair with him the signing ceremony of several […]

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Former German Minister of Justice Hails Tunisia’s Democratic Transition

Former German Minister of Justice Herta Daubler-Gmelin praised Tunisia’s democratic transition and the positive results it yielded, particularly the adoption of the new Constitution, reads a press release of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA). Herta Daubler-Gmelin said, following a talk on Tuesday with NCA President Mustapha Ben Jaafar, she has been following the transition process since the outbreak of the […]

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