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“Fuel Fishing” investigative documentary sheds light on oil leak on Kerkennah island

The story begins with the suffering of a young man from the Tunisian island of kerkennah. A young civil society activist who has been defending the safety of his quiet island from the deadly oil spills which has damaged the fishing resources of the island. Oil leaks are the responsibility ...

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London museum to honour fashion giant Alaia with 2018 show

French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia will be honoured by London’s Design Museum with a major exhibition next year following his death on November 18 at the age of 77. “Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier” will run from May 10 to October 7, showcasing more than 60 pieces personally selected by the ...

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Cinema: Global Migration Film Festival in Tunisia

The second edition of the Global Migration Film festival is ongoing in Tunisia. The thematic film event is organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in over 100 countries at the same time. The festival, which runs on December 5-18 with short and feature films, is a unique opportunity ...

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Tunisia calls on UNESCO to include work of Ibn Khaldoun in its World Register

Tunisia has called on UNESCO to include its Prolegomena of Arab thinker and historian, Abderrahmane Ibn Khaldoun to the Memory of the World Register. Hosting a conference yesterday at the National Heritage on “Ibn Khaldoun and its contemporary readings”, presented by French historian Gabriel Martinez-Gros. The initiative of the Tunisian ...

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Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017

1 – Ruins of Roman City of Neapolis discovered underwater A vast 1,700 year old Roman settlement was discovered off the coast of Tunisia after several years of archaeological exploration in search of the ancient city of Neapolis.  Neapolis is believed to have been submerged after a tsunami in the 4th century AD destroyed ...

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Al-Quds, Tunisia capitals of Islamic culture for 2019

Al Quds is declared as a twin Capital of Islamic Culture for the Arab region for 2019 with Tunisia, according to an official statement issued by the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministries (ICCM). “In conjunction with the celebration of Al-Quds Al-Sharif as Capital of Islamic Culture for 2019, we urge ...

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Two Tunisian films screening at UAE cinemas

The UAE will host commercial screenings of two Tunisian films in the coming weeks: Hedi by Mohammad Bin Attita, which releases in select theatres today, and Foreign Body by Raja Amari, starring Palestinian actress Hiam Abbas, to be released on December 4. Hedi follows the titular protagonist (Majd Mastoura), who is used to others ...

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Agricultural land heritage that turns to eco-tourism, aeronautic and leisure space for nature and aviation lovers

It is a private initiative launched by a man who is fond of farming and with an aviation enthusiasm. Mr. Abdellatif Ben Moustapha inherited an agricultural land in one of the most beautiful areas of northern Tunisia. His family is well-known by its inheritance of an agricultural land that hides ...

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Supermodel leads mourning for fashion’s ‘King of Cling’

Supermodel Naomi Campbell and Tunisia’s president led mourners in a final tribute Monday to French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged 77 after winning a worldwide following. Campbell and fellow fashion icon Farida Khelfa, close friends of Alaia, accompanied his remains from France to Tunisia, French Ambassador ...

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Wall Street English franchise opens in Tunisia

Mr. Alex Baker, Wall Street English representative, said that the training centre for apprenticeship of the English language will open today in Tunisia. Mr. Baker confirmed that the Wall Street English adventure began more than 44 years ago on a simple and innovative idea, teaching English by reproducing the same ...

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