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Drug shortages: why we run out of drugs

It may be surprising that drug shortages are such a big problem in Tunisia nowadays. There are seemingly endless supplies of medications available to the public with just a short trip to the pharmacy. But this is not the case for some medications, especially those used for more rare diseases. ...

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Rising Fears over Soaring Football Violence

Once again, Tunisia finds itself confronted with the soaring phenomenon of football violence and disorder. Unfortunately, This embarrassing phenomenon has become a depressingly common feature of the game and violence on football pitches and among rival fans and supporters is clearly on the rise. It is terrifying to witness the ...

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Stop insulting symbols

We need to recognize that our symbols, politicians, intellectuals, scientists as well as economists are often facing tremendous and repeated insults and allegations, especially political symbols who are targeted on a regular basis arbitrarily. This embarrassing issue undermines the freedom of expression and press that many generations have fought   for ...

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Violence in Tunisian stadiums: The nightmare

The scourge of endemic violence erupting every week in Tunisian football fields becomes more and more worrying and painful for all. Some footages showed us the growing of violence and its multiple forms inside and outside stadiums between youth groups, sometimes between fans of the same team, or through attacking security ...

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Scourge of illegal immigration contaminating our hopeless Children

Most of news and stories about Tunisian illegal immigrants are really painful and sad for us, but the most painful of young children. The  Tunisian Interior Ministry revealed in statement the arrest, by the security units, of 50  children aged between 13 and 17,  from different Tunisian governorates namely Jendouba, ...

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Al-jazeera fake news surge between Iranian and Tunisian demonstrations coverage

The latest unrest which erupted in Tunisia revealed the way some foreign media handled these painful events with all prejudice and malicious purposes. Unfortunately, Qatari Al-jazeera channel and some other European media such us French daily newspaper Le Monde exaggerated and amplified the course of events in their coverage. Many ...

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Tribute to our hero security and military officers for restoring our serenity

The unrest that had shaken Tunisia in recent days and disturbed the citizens’ nights has revealed something very crucial in the behaviour of the security and military officers. This chaos has revealed the degree of maturity and professionalism carried out by the Tunisian security forces and the Tunisian army, who, ...

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Claiming rights cannot go hand in hand with violence

Since a couple of days, we have witnessed some demonstrations which erupted in many Tunisians regions for some reasons. Either for  high unemployment rate or for longstanding and extreme poverty,  for high living cost as well as economic inequality, in a  political landscape characterized by a dysfunctional economy and political ...

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Positive tourism outlook for Tunisia after successful 2017

-Thomas Cook chooses Djerba to hold its annual congress.  -Tui UK & Ireland reintroduces Tunisia for summer 2018. Thomas Cook, the second European tour operator, has chosen the island of Djerba to organise its annual congress due on January 7-11, 2018 TAP reports. The congress will be marked by the ...

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Story of two inmates: Culture can curb crime and violence effectively

The last episode of the programme “Labes” broadcast on el Hiwar Ettounsi channel spotlighted on two inmates who accepted sharing their own painful stories and confessed their guilt with a deep remorse. We heard two harsh stories of one becoming a killer despite his higher education  level in engineering and ...

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