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Tunisia backs UN drive to hold Libya elections this year

Khemaies Jhinaoui, Tunisia’s foreign minister, used his address to the UN General Assembly meeting in New York on Friday to give strong backing to the special envoy’s roadmap for Libya. Mr Jhinaoui said Tunis was co-ordinating closely with Egypt and Algeria as Libya’s neighbours to back Ghassan Salame’s drive to ...

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Dougga Gas Condensate Discovery, Tunisia

The Dougga gas condensate field is located in the Sicily channel in the Gulf of Hammamet offshore Tunisia in a water depth of 328m. The field is 100% owned and operated by ADX Energy (ADX), which is currently carrying out a pre-feasibility study. The company plans to drill an appraisal ...

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Tunisia cabinet reshuffle strengthens president

Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi strengthened his grip on power late on Monday when parliament approved a cabinet reshuffle ahead of key elections. Observers say the new cabinet, which places Essebsi allies in key positions, consolidates the 90-year-old president’s hold on the executive, months ahead of Tunisia’s first post-revolution municipal ...

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