Tunisia

April 16, 2001

03:00 GMT

Le Quotidien, a new daily recently launched in Tunisia, brings the number of French-language newspapers in the country to four. Le Quotidien will begin life with an initial circulation of 30,000.

April 13, 2001

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The Council of the Arab Interior Ministers will meet in Tunis on Monday for the fourth Arab conference on “security information bodies."

April 12, 2001

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Speaking in Tunis on Tuesday, April 10, Josep Pique, the Spanish foreign minister, called on the countries of the Arab Maghreb Union—Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania—to speed up efforts

April 11, 2001

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The National Employment Fund (FNE ) of Tunisia is expanding a communications and information technology training program targeting new graduates with

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The government of Tunisia has announced a series of measures to develop the country's bluefish production.

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Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine bin Ali conducted a minor reshuffle, naming Muntaser Wayli as the minister of state for higher education.

April 10, 2001

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Canada’s Centurion Energy has announced that drilling of the Al-Manzah #3 well in Tunisia had been temporarily suspended, due to drilling rig equipment failure. The well had reached a depth of 980 met

April 9, 2001

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In an unprecedented case in the Middle East, Tunisian Minister of Vocational Training Kareem Younes has suspended a number of directors of departments

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A scientific conference held in Tunisia last week revealed the emergence of a new disease called “Mad Married Man Disease."

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Syrian President Bashar Assad embarks on a north African tour Monday that will take him to Morocco and Tunisia for talks on bilateral ties as well as

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Italy's Foreign Minister Lamberto Dini on Thursday, April 5, signed an accord granting 63 billion lire (about $30 million) to help small and medium-sized businesses in Tunisia.  The agreement was sign

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Tunisia is seeking to sign a free trade agreement with Malta to foster cooperation in the Mediterranean, Tunisia's visiting Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi said.  Ghannouchi late Thursday, April 5,

April 8, 2001

03:00 GMT

Italy has reported offered Tunisia a credit line of 63 billion lira in an agreement signed Thursday by the Tunisian Foreign Minister Habib Ben Yahia a

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The volume of Tunisian crude oil exports in 2000 stood at 3.01 million tons worth 835 million dinars (about 695 million dollars), down from the 3.27 m

April 7, 2001

03:00 GMT

Tunisian and Swiss airlines would by May enter a code-sharing agreement in order to promote traffic between Tunisia and Switzerland.