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Tunisia: police deployed against urban neglect

 A reported 300 Tunisian local police officers as of Tuesday will be patrolling cities to ensure that laws aimed at safeguarding the environment are respected and will fine all those who will not abide by them. The new police corps will be progressively placed under the authority of local governments ...

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Essebsi calls for settlement through dialogue

President Béji Caïd Essesbi  discussed recent developments in the Gulf as he met on Wednesday with Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui. Essebsi underlined the need to work to reach solutions for the outstanding issues so as to preserve the security of GCC states in particular and national Arab security in general. In ...

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French foreign minister assures Tunisia of security cooperation

France and Tunisia have stressed the importance of strengthening security cooperation between the two countries in their “common fight” against terrorism. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, in the Tunisian capital Tunis, on Monday said that Tunisia was a “priority” for new French President Emmanuel Macron. Le Drian also met ...

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Tunisia PM warns anti-corruption fight is firm

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has warned that no one would be spared in the government’s massive anti-corruption fight. “We aim to tear down the systems of corruption,” Chahed said Sunday, vowing that in coordination with Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi “no one will be protected in this war against corruption.” ...

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