'Salafist Movement Must Clearly State Its Position On Violence, Terrorism' - PM
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Kasbah -Interim Prime Minister Ali Larayedh said the Salafist movement "must state clearly its position on violence and terrorism," calling on this movement "obey laws of the country and respect the State and the requirements of legal activity."
Al-Qaeda Threatens Tunisia Government
[Magharebia]Tunis -Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) warned Tunisia's interim government not to suppress or threaten Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia.
Radical Islamist Websites Feed Extremism
[Magharebia]Tunis -Religious extremists in Tunisia are increasingly turning to the internet to spread their radical message and recruit young people.
Progress in Recovering Stolen Assets in Switzerland - BCT Governor
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Procedures to recover a good part of the stolen assets and placed in Switzerland which are worth 60 million Swiss franc (10 francs = 16.972 dinars) are in progress, according to Tunisia Central Bank (BCT) Governor Chedly Ayari.
Nation, Libya Will to Vitalise Bilateral Agreements in Matters of Vocational Training
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia and Libya expressed, on Thursday, a joint will to vitalise the bilateral agreements in matters of vocational training.
Nation Mobilises 4 Million Dinars for Information Technology Security
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -"Tunisia mobilised some 4 million dinars for information technology security," Information Technology and Communication Minister Mongi Marzoug said.
Haica Skeptical About Draft Constitution Articles 121 and 119
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Members of the Independent High Authority of Audiovisual Communication (HAICA) voiced skepticism on Thursday about articles 121 and 119 of the draft Constitution.
Working Session in Carthage Focuses On Development Projects in Siliana
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -The monitoring of development projects in the Governorate of Siliana and ways to speed up their implementation were at the centre of a working session that Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki had on Thursday with Governor of Siliana Montassar Jarraya.
National League 1 - Playoff Day 4 Results
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Results of Tunisia's National Football League 1 Championship playoff day-4 games played on Thursday afternoon:
Algerian and Tunisian Students Voice Solidarity With Sahrawi People
[SPS]Algiers -The General Union of Tunisian Students (UGET) underlined Wednesday in Algiers, along with the Algerian student movement, their support to the struggle of the Sahrawi people for self-determination.
Debts of Former Election Body Amount to 7 Million Dinars - Court of Auditors
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Debts of the former Independent Higher Authority for Elections (IHAE), which had overseen the October 23, 2011 elections, have reached over 7 million dinars. Expenses totalled 42.2 million dinars against 37 million dinars of resources.
'Tunisia Begins to Have More Political and Economic Visibility' - Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Gammarth -Minister of Industry Mehdi Jomaa called on German companies based in Tunisia to show patience to manage the social and security tension, saying the "country is turning the page and starts having more political and economic visibility." "The situation in Tunisia is reassuring," he indicated, saying, however, that "he was not denying a reality but rather offsetting an exaggerated image of insecurity."
'No New Cases of Coronavirus Reported' - Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -"No new cases of Coronavirus (nCOV) have been detected in Tunisia except for the case of the patient who had died last May 10, Minister of Health Abdellatif Mekki said on Thursday.
Nation Jails Outspoken Femen Activist
[Magharebia]Najjar in Tunis -Nineteen-year-old Tunisian feminist "Amina" was arrested in Kairouan on Sunday (May 19th).
'Salafist Movement Should Decide Its Position Regarding Violence and Terrorism- Prime Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Prime Minister Ali Larayedh asserted that the Salafist movement should decide its position regarding violence and terrorism, calling it to abide by the law and the rule of law.
Enda - Launch of New BA Degree in Micro-Finance
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -A partnership agreement to launch, for the first time in Tunisia, a BA Degree in micro-finance was signed on Wednesday between Enda Inter-Arabe (a pioneering NGO specialised in micro-credit in Tunisia) and the High Institute of Technological Studies (ISET) in Bizerte.
Court of Auditors' Report On Management of Former IHAE Submitted to Prime Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Interim Prime Minister Ali Larayedh received on Wednesday the annual report of the Court of Auditors on the control of financial operations of the outgoing board of the Independent Higher Authority for Elections (IHAE).
Minister of Religious Affairs Condemns Violence, Deems Chaambi Events Terrorist Acts
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -"Violence, whether religious, political or intellectual, is highly reprehensible and anti-religious," said Minister of Religious Affairs Noureddine Khadmi at a press conference, held on Wednesday, at the seat of the department.
Tunisian Police Clash With Islamists in Tunis, Kairouan
[Deutsche Welle]Tunisian police have clashed with radical Islamists in a Tunis neighborhood, after Salafist movement Ansar al-Sharia told its followers to gather for its annual congress. The move defied a government ban.
Tunisia, U.S. Launch Initiative to Support Small Businesses
[State Department]Washington -The United States and Tunisia launched an initiative May 20 to support the growth of small- and medium-sized businesses, boost trade, and promote broad-based economic growth.