An engineer who used his body as a human shield to save his girlfriend from a hail of bullets during the Tunisia terror attack has taken his family to the beach for the first time since the atrocity. Matthew James, 30, is …
Daily Mail · 14 hours ago
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TUNIS (TAP)- Tunisia has a real need of partnership and assistance in matters of boosting security said, Tuesday, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour Tom Malinowski. During a meeting … · 3 hours ago
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The new counterterrorism law (N°26 of 6 August 2015) was adopted by the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP) on 25 July with 174 votes for and a mere 10 abstentions. This new Act replaces the Law …
Nawaat · 3 hours ago
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The Tunisian ministry of interior told Tunisian online media outlets Monday to be on the alert as it received tip-off that militants are plotting to attack them. The media in questions include Business News, Akher Khabar …
The North Africa Post · 2 hours ago
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Tunisia hold similar stances on regional crises, including the ongoing conflicts in Libya, Syria, Iraq and Yemen. Speaking to reporters after a meeting with …
Press TV · 7 hours ago
Some visitors to Tunisia spend their entire time sitting on the beach in Hammamet or Sousse, sipping tea in Sidi Bou Said or grabbing a bargain in the Tunis medina. However, some of the best tourist sights in Tunisia
Tunisia Live · 1 day ago
The Tunisian government has shown its commitment to addressing security concerns and has visibly augmented its security presence at tourist locations, but challenges remain. Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens …
Kansas City infoZine · 8 hours ago
MADRID (Reuters) - Valencia have further bolstered their defence by agreeing to sign Tunisia centre back Aymen Abdennour from Monaco on a five-year contract, the La Liga club said on Sunday. Abdennour, 26, will be …
Yahoo News · 1 day ago
Ghost Security, a network of hacktivists formed earlier this year, claims that it thwarted two major terrorist attacks in the past month, as well impeding Islamic State’s online recruitment drive. The group says it is …
RT · 22 hours ago
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Tunisia's Sousse resort tragedy and the attacks at the Bardo museum are a grim reminder that terrorists oppose our efforts to establish a stable and peaceful democracy. Like others through the region, we face …
The Huffington Post · 8/27/2015


Tunisia; Tunisie in French; and ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ in Berber. Officially, the country is the Tunisian Republic. Tunisia is the northernmost country in …
Tunisia; Tunisie in French; and ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ in Berber. Officially, the country is the Tunisian Republic. Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres. Its northernmost point, Ras ben Sakka, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. As of 2013, its population is estimated at just under 10.8 million. Its name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on the country's northeast coast.
  • Founded: Mar 20, 1956
  • Population: 10.89 million (2013)
  • GDP: $46.99 billion USD (2013)
  • Calling code: 216
  • Area: 63,170 sq miles (163,610 km²)
  • Capital: Tunis
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