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Tunis protesters demand justice for Myanmar’s Rohingya

Two separate demonstrations were held in the Tunisian capital on Friday to protest the ongoing persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State. The first demonstration, organized by Tunisia’s Current of Love movement (Tayar al-Mahaba), saw dozens of demonstrators waving banners decrying the Myanmar military’s ongoing crimes against Rohingya ...

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Tunisia arrests 10 migrants heading for Italy

The Tunisian coast guard arrested 10 migrants in Cap Zbib (Biserta) on Tuesday as they were preparing to make the journey to Italy, the Tunisian interior ministry has said. The episode comes on the heels of the arrest of a further seven prospective irregular migrants off the coast of Sfax. ...

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Why should you invest in Tunisia?

In an international context which is gradually recovering from the financial and economic crisis, a new, post-revolution Tunisia is seeking to attract foreign investors based on three main assets: geography, human capital and low wages. Consequences of the Arab Spring: mixed feelings The multiple Arab revolutions, known as the Arab ...

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“Eco-tourism driving sustainability” theme of workshop on eco-tourism in Tunisia’s northwest region

The Northwest region of Tunisia hosted from August 26 to 29 an eco-tourism workshop on the theme Eco-tourism driving sustainability”. The Pinna APDPE Association organized the workshop as part of its project ECOMEL funded by the PPI-OSCAN stemming from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCNmed). The PPI-OSCAN is a regional ...

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‘Tsunami-sunk’ Roman ruins discovered in Tunisia

Vast underwater Roman ruins have been discovered off northeast Tunisia, apparently confirming a theory that the city of Neapolis was partly submerged by a tsunami in the 4th century AD. “It’s a major discovery,” Mounir Fantar, the head of a Tunisian-Italian archaeological mission which made the find off the coast ...

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Boatload of migrants drown off Tunisia coast: Survivor

A boat teeming with illegal migrants is believed to have sunk off the Tunisian coast, possibly resulting in scores of deaths, Shamseddine Marzouq of the independent Tunisian Red Crescent said Thursday. “One of the boat’s Nigerian passengers managed to swim ashore near Benguerdan’s Al-Katef Port on Wednesday,” Marzouq told Anadolu Agency. According ...

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