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2015-07-03 Tributes Pour in for Victims of Tunisia Beach Massacre
[Al Jazeera] Mourners have held a minute's silence at Tunisian beach resort in tribute to the 38 victims of one of the worst-ever attack on the country's soil.

2015-07-03 Police Arrest 12 Suspects Over Deadly Hotel Attack
[Focac] Tunis -Tunisian security forces have arrested 12 suspects in connection with last week's terrorist attack that left 38 people dead at a hotel in Sousse, a government minister said.

2015-07-03 Discipline Vital for Sables - Coach
[Zimbabwe Independent] Cyprain Mandenge, the Zimbabwe rugby team coach has pin-pointed discipline as the key to beating Tunisia in their Africa Cup Group 1A encounter at Prince Edward's Jubilee Field on Saturday.

2015-07-03 Sousse Terrorist Attack - Bodies of 32 Tourists Flown Back Home
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Thirty two bodies of tourists (including 25 Britons) killed in the Sousse terrorist attack last Friday, have been repatriated so far.

2015-07-03 Sables Ready for Tunisia
[The Herald] Sables coach Cyprian "Supa" Mandenge says his charges are ready for Tunisia in their second game of the Rugby Africa Cup despite the injuries that have rocked their camp all week.

2015-07-03 Eight Held Over Tunisia Resort Attack
[News24Wire] Tunisian authorities have arrested eight people suspected of "direct" involvement in the attack on a holiday resort that killed 38 foreign tourists.

2015-07-03 North Africa Bishop to Preside At Service for Victims of Tunisia Attack
[ACNS] Assistant Bishop for North Africa Bill Musk will preside at a memorial service [at St George's Anglican Church in Tunis] for the victims who were killed in the terrorist attack at Sousse last week.

2015-07-03 Re-Sit Exam - Success Rate, 28.26 Percent
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The success rate of the baccalaureate re-sit exam reached 28.26%, the Education Ministry announces in a press release, Friday.

2015-07-03 National Army Shells Mount Mghila
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Mount Mghila in the delegation of Jelma, Sidi Bouzid was shelled, Thursday afternoon, by the National Army units in the region.

2015-07-03 Combating Terrorism - France and GB to Increase Assistance Provided to Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and British Home Secretary Theresa May decided, Thursday, "to increase assistance provided to Tunisia in the fight against terrorism."

2015-07-03 Overnight Tourist Stays - Increase of 15.5 Percent of Tunisians Expected - FTH
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -President of the Tunisian Hotel Federation (FTH) Radhouane Ben Salah predicts an evolution of 15.5% of the Tunisians in the nights spent in Tunisian hotels in 2015 against 14.8% in 2014.

2015-07-03 Sousse Terrorist Attack - Investigations Making Very Positive Progress (sofiene Selliti)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Investigations on Sousse terrorist attack are making a very positive progress, said spokesman for the Public Prosecutor Sofiene Selliti.

2015-07-03 HPR to Hold Plenary Session On Supreme Judicial Council Next Tuesday
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bardo, -The bureau of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) discussed the country's general situation, particularly at the security and social levels at a meeting, Thursday in Tunis, under the chairmanship of HPR Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur.

2015-07-02 Bodies of 21 Tourists Victims of Sousse Terrorist Attack Flown Home
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The Health Ministry said in a statement Thursday the bodies of 21 tourists killed in the Sousse terrorist attack were flown to their countries.

2015-07-02 Religious Affairs Ministry Dismisses Two Imams and Shuts Down Illegal Mosques
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The Religious Affairs Ministry announced, Thursday, the dismissal of two Imam preachers and the closure, by police force, of illegal mosques.

2015-07-02 Developments of Sousse Terrorist Attack Discussed As Caid Essebsi Meets Essid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -The developments of the situation following the terrorist attack in Sousse were discussed as President Béji Caid Essebsi met, Thursday at Carthage Palace, with Prime Minister Habib Essid

2015-07-02 'There Are Serious Threats to UGTT Premises and Leaders' - Tahri
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -There are serious threats to premises of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) and its leaders, UGTT spokesman Sami Tahri told TAP on Wednesday.

2015-07-02 Cabinet Meeting Approves Draft Organic Law On Constitutional Court
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The cabinet meeting held Wednesday at the Government Palace in Kasbah, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Habib Essid, approved the draft organic law on the Constitutional Court.

2015-07-02 Over 1,000 Policemen to Ensure Security of Tourist Zones
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Over a thousand policemen will henceforth ensure the security of tourist zones, beaches and hotels, spokesman for the Interior Ministry Mohamed Ali Laroui said to TAP, Wednesday.

2015-07-02 Interior Ministry Launches Call for Evidence On Dangerous Terrorist Chamseddine Sandi
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The Interior Ministry launched, Thursday, a call for evidence to find a "dangerous terrorist" called Chamseddine Sandi.

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