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A lingering scene

“Beb Bhar” was in full swing, as always is. Many were on the move, tending to their businesses or so methought; others were strolling about; still some other tourists were standing in reverence, looking at the stupendous “Beb,” taking some snapshots and she was there in the midst of all ...

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Rally in Paris in solidarity with victims of Kerkennah boat sinking and their families

A solidarity rally with the victims of the migrant boat that sank off Kerkannah and their families was organised Friday afternoon at the Fontaine des innocents in Paris (France), on the initiative of more than 40 Tunisian and Maghreb associations. A makeshift boat sank Saturday, June 2, 2018, off the ...

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Researchers See Water at Root of Tunisia’s Inequality Problem

BÉJA GOVERNORATE, Tunisia—A couple of hours drive inland from the cosmopolitan capital of Tunis sits Medjez El Bab, a provincial town that has relied on income from agriculture since Roman times. The surrounding hills are still packed with fields of wheat and other crops like watermelon, but times are getting ...

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In April, nearly 7,300 refugees and migrants entered Europe

In April, nearly 7,300 refugees and migrants entered Europe via Italy, Greece and Spain, bringing the number of refugees and migrants who have arrived by land and sea routes to these three countries to nearly 24,300 in the first four months of 2018. This marks a significant decrease of 49% ...

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Tunisians of Semmama celebrate mountain culture to challenge extremism

The Shepherd Festival at Mount Semmama, near the Tunisian-Algerian border, brings a message of peace and resistance in an area often only known as a hideout for terror groups. In the countryside outside Sbeitla, in the Kasserine governorate of western central Tunisia, lies a small hill at the foot of ...

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Tunisian pilot kicks off passenger over racist slur towards black stewardess

A pilot with Tunisair – Tunisia’s national carrier – kicked a passenger off the flight over racist comment towards a black flight attendant, as reported by Al Araby. Mounir Ajlani, the pilot, had made the decision on a flight to Tunis, Tunisia from Istanbul, Turkey earlier this month after the passenger ...

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Olive oil tourism of Ben Ismail Farm is new option for Rural Destination Development in Tunisia

From the very first steps you make in the landscape surrounding the Ben Ismail farm you realize that this is  an area unique in Tunisia with its greatness and fertility. The Ben Ismail farm that includes some 5,000 olive trees, is the land that gives the extra-virgin “Chétoui” oil “Triomphe ...

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The 6th MedUni concluded successfully acknowledging the role of youth in the path towards sustainable development

The 6th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship (MedUni) concluded last Friday, 11 May 2018, with the launch of the national “No hate speech” campaign in Tunisia and with the presentation of the outcomes of the different parallel activities to the Chief of Government of Tunisia, who attended the ...

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Arab Index: 74% of Arabs support establishment of democratic regime in their countries

The results of the survey conducted by the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies showed that 74 per cent of the respondents in 11 Arab countries support democracy, compared to 16 per cent of the respondents who reject the establishment of democracy in their countries. These results were announced ...

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150 participants gathered for the 6th edition of the MedUni

The 6th edition of the Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship – MedUni – started Tuesday in Tunis. Once again, it provides a space where different national and international organisations run training activities within a multilateral cooperation context facilitated and coordinated by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in partnership ...

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