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Suitable decision & civilized action

TUNISIA’S Cabinet Council issued a decision to prohibit religious groups in the country from establishing political factions under the guise of religious slogans. Such a decision is based on the fact that Tunisia is a civil political entity as stipulated by its constitution. Indeed, that is a good decision and …

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Tunisia wants to stop rapists marrying underage victims

TUNIS, Dec 17, (AFP): Tunisia’s prime minister said Friday that his government would seek to amend a controversial law that allows men who rape underage girls to avoid punishment by marrying their victims. Youssef Chahed’s comments come two weeks after a Tunisian court approved the marriage of a 13-year-old girl …

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Landmine blast kills 2 women

May 31, (AFP): A landmine blast killed two women and wounded a third on Monday near Mount Sammama, Tunisia’s defence ministry said, blaming “terrorist elements”. Ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati told AFP the two were killed while gathering herbs when the home-made device exploded near the base of Mount Sammama in …

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Tunisia arrests 37 suspects including several IS jihadists – Tunis gets US military hardware to bolster security

TUNIS, May 13, (AFP): The Tunisian government said Thursday that 37 suspects, including several jihadists linked to the Islamic State group, had been arrested in the security operations carried out the previous day. Two “dangerous and wanted terrorists” were killed during the raid Wednesday in Mnihla near the capital, while …

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Tunisia names three suspects wanted over suicide bombing

Tunis, Nov 28, (AFP): Tunisia has identified three suspects wanted over Tuesday’s suicide bombing that killed 12 presidential guards and is offering a financial reward for information leading to their arrest. The interior ministry issued a statement on Friday evening identifying the wanted men as Hassan Ben Khalifa Bouchiba, Houcine …

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Tunis bomb attack on presidential guard bus kills 14

TUNIS, Nov 24, (AFP): A bomb exploded on a bus transporting Tunisia’s presidential guard in central Tunis Tuesday killed at least 14 people and wounded 11, the interior ministry said. A security source at the site of the explosion said “most of the agents who were on the bus are …

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