SSO: 24 million donations needed for North African countries to preserve their oases

The regional conference on the promotion of oases in North Africa and Mauritania held in Tozeur  on May 17 and 18 closed. Partici^pants in the conference have decided to ask for funding, in the form of donation, in the amount of $10 million dollars, from the Green Climate Fund and $14 million from the Adaptation Fund,” said the representative of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (SSO), Nabil Hmada. He said the finalisation of the funding process will last 15 months and it will benefit six countries concerned by the development…

Tunisia steps up efforts to halt military operation in Tripoli

Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui confirmed that his country has made considerable efforts to stop the military operations in Libya and revert to the political solution, in order to spare Libyans further suffering, the Libya Observer said. Jhinaoui told Russian news agency Sputnik on Saturday that his country liaised with numerous Libyan parties during the past period since the beginning of the attack on Tripoli, emphasizing that Tunisia will continue its endeavours with all international parties to stop the military operations and return to the political track under the supervision of…

Cannes 2019: Actor Mohamed Dhrif wins ACC Critics Awards

Tunisian Mohamed Dhrif, on Saturday, won the Best Actor Award at the Arab Cinema Centre (ACC) Critics Awards held on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival 2019, TAP reports on Sunday. Mohamed Dhrif was rewarded for his role in “Weldi” feature film directed by Mohamed Ben Attia. Tunisia’s Majd Mastoura had won the same award in 2017 for his role in “Hedi”, another film by Mohamed Ben Attia. A list of six winners has been announced among several candidates competing for the ACC Critics Awards, the same source said.…