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Looking at long range identification and trackin

The Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) system provides for the global identification and tracking of ships. During a recent workshop in Tunis, Tunisia, (17-18 July), held on the request of the Government of Tunisia, participants were briefed on the functioning, operation and use of the LRIT system, taking into account ...

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Thirty Saudi businessmen to take part in Tunisian-Saudi Economic Forum

Thirty Saudi businessmen will participate in the Tunisian-Saudi Economic Forum scheduled for July 27, on the fringes of the 9th session of the Tunisian-Saudi Joint Commission, according to a Development, Investment and International Co-operation Ministry press release Monday. Financial co-operation agreements and memoranda of understanding will be signed during works ...

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Tunisia’s economic struggle

In January 2011, weeks-long street protests and civil disobedience resulted in regime change in Tunisia. The uprising was triggered by self-immolation of a young Tunisian in protest at economic hardship the 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi and his family had endured for years. The revolution was followed by promising changes in the ...

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China calls for political settlement in Libyan crisis

China is willing to make joint efforts with regional partners to seek a political settlement in the Libyan crisis, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday. Wang made the remarks after talks with visiting Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui. Libya’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity should be respected and maintained, ...

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Tunisia ranked 85th in Intellectual Capital Index

Tunisia was ranked 85th out of 128 countries in the Intellectual Capital Index. It is ahead of Morocco (94th), Algeria (98th) and Egypt (103rd). The first Arab country in this index is the United Arab Emirates (49th), followed by Qatar – 60th, Saudi Arabia (62nd), Kuwait (63rd), Bahrain (65th), Oman ...

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