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Thursday, 10-23-14, 5:57Interior Minister Denies Any Border Closure On Polling Day[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Minister of the Interior Lotfi Ben Jeddou denied any border closure with Algeria on polling day or the day before, pointing, however, to a security reinforcement on the borders and increased vigilance on the part of Algerian Gendarmerie and Army on the Tunisian border. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 14:29Alarming Threats Ahead of Polls[ICG]Tunis/Brussels -The growing link between cartels and armed jihadi militants along Tunisia's borders with Algeria and Libya, combined with heightened ideological polarisation, could form an explosive mix ahead of Tunisia's legislative and presidential elections. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:44Instability Threatens Polls[ICG]Since the December 2010-January 2011 uprising, Tunisia has successfully overcome successive political crises, yet seems less able to absorb the impact of major jihadi attacks. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 11:27Tunisia Invited to Arab-Russian Co-Operation Forum in Khartoum[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia, on Tuesday, received an invitation from Russia to participate in the 2nd Arab-Russian Co-operation Forum scheduled for December 3 in Khartoum. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 9:44Turkey Will Provide Logistical Support to Army, Security Forces to Help Combat Terrorism[Tunis Afrique Presse]Ankara, -Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his country's readiness to contribute to the construction of the headquarters of the Diplomatic Academy in Tunisia, in association with the Turkish Co-operation and Co-ordination Agency and the Diplomacy Academy of Foreign Affairs of Turkey. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 9:35Upcoming Elections Mark Successful Conclusion of Democratic Transition in Tunisia (Ahmed Davutoglu)[Tunis Afrique Presse]Ankara -At the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mongi Hamdi is paying a friendship visit to Turkey from October 20 to 21. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 12:13PM 'Optimistic' About Successful Conduct of Elections[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said he is optimistic about the successful conduct of the forthcoming elections, considering the security measures taken. "We are both optimistic and vigilant," he emphasised. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 10:06Tunisia Prepares for Terror Trials[Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisia plans to try hundreds of terrorism suspects in the first such prosecutions since the ouster of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 7:04Judicial Year Starts Under Aegis of Provisional Judiciary Authority[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The opening ceremony of the judicial year 2014-2015 is a historic event as it is held for the first time under the aegis of the Provisional Judiciary Authority in Tunisia, said Khaled Ayari, First President of the Court of Cassation and President of the Provisional Constitutional Review Authority. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 7:03Finance Bill to Be Submitted to NCA On Time - Ministerial Session[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -"The Finance Bill will be referred to the next Cabinet meeting to be later submitted to the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) within the relevant time-frame," Minister in charge of Co-ordination and Monitoring of Economic Affairs said on Friday. read more...

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