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2014-10-24 Tunisia On High Alert Ahead of Election
[Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisian security forces, working alongside the army, plan to mobilise all of their resources to secure election day, Interior Ministry Spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui told Magharebia.

2014-10-24 Tunisians Look to Better Future
[Magharebia]Tunis -Just days before they vote for a new parliament, Tunisians have high expectations that this election will be a turning point, both on the political and social levels.

2014-10-24 Border Posts of Ras Jedir and Dhehiba to Be Closed On October 24, 25 and 26
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Kasbah -The Crisis Response Unit in charge of following up the security situation in the country decided to close the two border posts of Ras Jedir and Dhehiba on October 24, 25 and 26.

2014-10-24 International Observers Note With Satisfaction Resources Mobilised for ISIE
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Representatives of regional organisations and international civil society noted with satisfaction the conditions under which the electoral process is taking place and the resources mobilised by the Tunisian government for the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE) to facilitate its mission, the Prime Ministry said in a statement released Thursday.

2014-10-24 Terrorists Killed and Wounded On Western Heights After Army's Recent Operations - Spokesperson
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -There were "probably" dead and wounded among the terrorists following the artillery shells and air raids of their hideouts on the western heights of the country, spokesperson of the National Defence Ministry asserted, who specified that these operations had been led at least for two months by the army.

2014-10-24 2nd Edition of Souk At-Tanmia - 250 Participants Trained, Best Projects to Receive Donations
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Some 250 participants in the second edition of "Souk At-Tanmia Partnership," received training "to build their managerial capacity and prepare them to complete their projects," the African Development Bank (AfDB) said in a statement.

2014-10-24 Oued Ellil - House Sheltering Terrorists Still Besieged
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Kasbah -The house in which terrorists are taking shelter in Chebbaou (Oued Ellil - governorate of Manouba) is still under siege, spokesman for the Interior Ministry Mohamed Ali Laroui said on Thursday.

2014-10-24 United Nations Day - for Tunisia, UN Remains Appropriate Framework for Crisis Resolution
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The United Nations Organisation remains the appropriate framework for the resolution of crises, discussion of issues of concern to the international community, development of international policies in the economic, social and environment fields and co-ordination of efforts to uphold justice and equality in international relations, Tunisia said in a statement issued Thursday on the United Nations Day.

2014-10-24 Caretaker President Meets With Board Members of Association of Chartered Accountants
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage, -Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki met, on Thursday at Carthage Palace, with board members of the Association of Chartered Accountants.

2014-10-24 Interim PM Orders to Provide Premises to the Provisional Judiciary Authority
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Kasbah -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa met, on Thursday, with members of the Provisional Judiciary Authority led by Khaled Ayari, President of the Authority and first President of the Court of Cassation.

2014-10-24 New Safety Equipment for Prison and Rehabilitation Institutions
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The Directorate General of Prisons and Rehabilitation took delivery, on Thursday, of safety equipment to better equip prison officers to help them cope with any threat both inside and outside prisons and fight against any attempted terrorist attack.

2014-10-24 Oued Ellil Terrorists Use Their Children As Human Shields - Crisis Response Unit
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Kasbah -Terrorists holed up in a house in Oued Ellil use their children as human shields, according to a statement released Thursday evening by the Crisis Response Unit after its meeting in Kasbah.

2014-10-24 Public Prosecutor of Kebili Files Case of Two Terrorists to Tunis Court - SLITI
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Spokesperson of the Tunis Court of First Instance Deputy Public Prosecutor Sofien Sliti said that the Public Prosecutor in Kebili filed the case of the two terrorists, arrested Thursday, in the region, to the Tunis First Instance Court, given the nature of the case.

2014-10-24 NCA President Commends Efforts of Security Forces in Fight Against Terrorism
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar reiterated his consideration for the constant efforts made by the security forces to establish security in the country, face up to threats and combat terrorism.

2014-10-24 Club Africain Beat Al Ahly at Arab Women's Handball Cup
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Club Africain defeated Egypt's Al Ahly 28-22 at an Arab Women's Handball Champions Cup day-2 game played on Thursday in Ksour Essef.

2014-10-24 Marzouki Receives Credentials of New Ambassadors to Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki received, Friday, the credentials of new ambassadors accredited in Tunis.

2014-10-24 Caretaker President Focuses On the Sector of Notaries
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage, -Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki met, Thursday in Carthage Palace, with representatives of the National Association of the Chambers of Notaries.

2014-10-24 Can-2015 (Qualifiers - Day 5) - Botswana V Tunisia Next November 14
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The game opposing Botswana and Tunisia as part of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Group G) day-5 qualifiers has been set for November 14 (5:30PM Tunisian time) at Botswana National Stadium in Gaborone, said the Confederation of African Football on its official website.

2014-10-23 Algeria-Tunisia - Building Public Works and Hydraulics, Attractive Industries for Partnership
[Algerie Presse Service]Oran -The industries of construction, public works and hydraulics (BTPH) are "attractive niche of Algerian-Tunisian partnership," said Wednesday in Oran, the director of economic and commercial mission at Tunisia embassy in Algeria (Tunisia export Algiers).

2014-10-23 Interior 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.

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