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DCCC welcomes new Fulbright scholars, international students

Davidson County Community College (DCCC) opens its doors yet again to the world. The campus welcomes seven international students and scholars from four different countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Four international students travelled to Davidson County from Tunisia. The students are a part of the Tunisia Community College Scholarship ...

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Tunisian navy rescues 25 Italy-bound illegal immigrants

The Tunisian navy rescued 25 illegal Tunisian immigrants attempting to reach the Italian coast, the defense ministry said Thursday. These migrants, aged between 14 and 37 years old, were rescued 75 km off Djerba Island in southeastern Tunisia, the ministry added. Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights recently revealed ...

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Tunisian Parliament to consider criminalizing racial discrimination

 In an Aug. 29 joint press conference with the Association of Ivorian Students and Interns in Tunisia, Yemina Thabet, the head of the Tunisian Association for the Support of Minorities, called on the Tunisian Parliament to speed up the ratification of the draft law criminalizing racism. Eight Ivorians were physically and verbally abused by Tunisians in late August. The ...

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Nissan to set a pick-up assembly plant in Tunisia

Peyman Kargar, Nissan’s vice president announced on September 10, 2018, that his group would set a pick-up assembly plant in Tunisia in collaboration with the local group Mzabi. “This project whose implementation cost is $33 million and which will be realized in two phases in partnership with Mzabi group will help ...

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Tarek Cherif presents to President Essebsi measures proposed by CONECT for 2019 Finance Bill for national economy recovery

President of the Confederation of Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises (CONECT) Tarek Cherif discussed with President Beji Caid Essebsi the economic and social situation of the country and programmes planned by CONECT to contribute to the economic revival in Tunisia. At a meeting on Thursday in Carthage palace, the President ...

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NDU Annual Distinguished Alumni Award in strategic studies bestowed to academic and journalist Kamal Ben Younes

The National Defense University of Washington (NDU) and its world largest strategic studies centre, the Near East and South Asia Centre for Strategic Studies (NESA), bestowed its annual Distinguished Alumni Award to journalist and academic, Historian and Strategic Studies Expert Kamal Ben Younes. This annual award, which has so far ...

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Tunisia-based group unveils Libya reconciliation scheme

The Libyan Group for Peace, an independent movement based in the Tunisian capital Tunis, unveiled an initiative on Thursday aimed at achieving political reconciliation in the troubled North African country. The group includes representatives from Libya’s main rival camps, including Gaddafi loyalists, pro-revolution figures, and individuals close to Tobruk-based strongman ...

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Enova Robotics achieves biggest fundraising for a Startup in Tunisia

Enova Robotics, the only manufacturer of smart robots in Africa and the Arab world, has completed a fundraising of around 4.5 million dinars, which is the most important fundraising event carried out by a Startup in Tunisia. Enova Robotics Founder Anis Sahbani told media that its Startup is now moving ...

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Tunisia FM rules out holding Libyan elections this year

Libyan rivals agreed during their talks in Paris to hold elections on Dec. 18 Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui on Tuesday ruled out holding elections in conflict-ridden Libya this year. “It has become very difficult to respect the dates set by the Paris conference for holding elections in Libya,” Jhinaoui said in ...

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Euro-Med forum Thursday in Otranto castle

A workshop will be held  on Thursday in the Aragonese castle of Otranto entitled ‘Reinventing the Mediterranean: dialogue, challenges, and opportunities’. The workshop is part of the 10th edition of the Journalists of the Mediterranean Festival. Organizers say that participants include the ambassador of Morocco, Hassan Abouyoub, of Tunisia, Moez ...

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