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UNESCO to Combat Extremism through Youth Projects in Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

UNESCO will launch April 24 a pilot project: “Youth Preventing Violent Extremism” in four Arab countries, namely Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. Funded by the UN Counter-terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and Canada, the project seeks to empower youth in the fight against extremists and fanatics through education programs that help build ...

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Journalists should work together to drive quality reporting, says Google

Cooke noted that collaboration among journalists from various media organisations will tackle the challenge of verification. With the demand for quality journalism and information that people can trust growing as high as ever been, it would be best for journalists to band together and collaborate in gathering news and fact-checking, ...

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Google to train 4,000 Mideast journalists amid mounting criticism of tech giants

Google will train 4,000 journalists in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by the end of next year, a senior executive said at the Arab Media Forum in Dubai. The news comes as US technology giants come under increasing pressure over their impact on traditional media, the spread of ...

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34th International Book Fair kicks off on April 6 in Tunis

The 34th edition of  International book fair of Tunis will kick off on April 6, by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, with attendance of figures from the world of culture, media and diplomats. A total of 259 exhibitors from 25 countries will take part in the most important cultural event nationwide. ...

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Tunis exhibit celebrates long tradition of plastic art, highlights challenges

Plastic art, including painting, sculptures and installations, has a tradition in Tunisia dating to 1936. In celebration of Tunisia’s national heritage month, the Union of Tunisian Plastic Artists inaugurated an exhibition featuring more than 450 works from 265 Tunisian artists. The exhibition runs through April 4 at the Art Gallery ...

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Tunisia opens City of Culture

The City of Culture, Tunisia’s largest multi-faceted cultural monument, was officially inaugurated on Wednesday evening. The richly equipped City of Culture complex, launched a decade ago but long stalled, incorporates a modern art museum, a 1,800-seat opera, two theatres, a cinema, library and studios to host festivals. “Every Tunisian should ...

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Challenging mix of modern art, politics and history in Bardo museum exhibition

The “Barker of Bardo,” a fictional persona created by Faten Rouissi, welcomes visitors to an exhibition of contemporary art. While the Bardo National Museum usually greets visitors with mosaics on the walls of white-clad rooms, these days guests are greeted by a giant white statue with a muzzle strategically placed ...

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Ringing tribute to be paid to Professor Hichem Djait by Tunisian University

In a recent interview published by the Egyptian Arabic newspaper Al-Ahram, Tunisian historian Hichem Djait revealed that the Tunisian university will ultimately honour him, at the request of the Arab World Institute in Paris and as part of honouring some Arab thinkers. This initiative started with prominent Moroccan historian and ...

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Aljanoubia TV in Washington

Tunisian Aljanoubia TV channel launched a new permanent office in Washington, in addition to the two other offices in Paris and Los Angeles. This initiative aims to cover American news and events, as a first Tunisian and Maghreb Channel to broadcast through its office from the U.S. federal capital. The ...

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Emel Mathlouthi and some music without frontiers

A DIVERSE double bill concert celebrating music without frontiers brought a Sydney Festival audience to its feet in the formal setting of the City Recital Hall Angel Place. Top of the bill was Tunisian star Emel Mathlouthi, whose song Kelmti Horra (My Word Is Free) became an anthem for the ...

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