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32 years since Israel bombed Hammam Chott

On 1 October 2017, Tunisia commemorates the 32nd memorial of the bombing of Hammam Chott, a suburb of Tunis, the capital city, by the Israel’s air force in 1985. The strike killed 68 people and the injured  100 Palestinians and Tunisians. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 1985, a ...

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China Donates Advanced Maritime Equipment to Tunisia Following Industry Sector Boost

Last month, Tunisian Ambassador to China Mohamed Sahbi Basly expressed optimism regarding the relationship between the two countries. The Chinese Embassy to Tunisia reports that China has donated maritime control and surveillance equipment to the African Nation. A donation of two mobile scanners which cost US$4.8 million was presented to Tunisian customs. Prime Minister ...

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Tunisia rescues 140 migrants off its coast

The Tunisian navy rescued 98 Tunisians fleeing to Europe when their boat started to sink off Kerkenah on the southeast coast late on Saturday, the national guard said. Separately, the army said it had arrested 43 illegal migrants rescued from four boats off Zarzis, also on the southeast coast. Tunisia ...

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