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58 min ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Kuwait Wataniya first-quarter profit rises 1.5 pct despite domestic slump

Kuwaiti telecom operator Wataniya reported a 1.5 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Tuesday as improved earnings from its foreign units helped offset a domestic slump.

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5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Tunisia approves entry of Israeli tourists despite opposition

Decision, announced by Tunisian Prime Minister Mahdi Jumaa causes backlash from opposition who demand hearing of tourism and interior minister, accuse PM of "normalizing ties with Israel."

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5 hrs ago | Ynetnews

Tunisia to normalize relations with Israel in order to boost tourism

Mehdi Jomaa, the head of the Tunisian government, urged officials on Tuesday to avoid creating controversy on the coming normalization of relations with Israel.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Steps to Ensure Repatriation of Tunisian Hostages - PM

Carthage - Caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said that despite the complexity of the situation in Libya, steps are still underway to "ensure the repatriation, safe and sound, of the two Tunisian hostages kidnapped in Tripoli."

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Tunisia: Governorate of Tozeur, Qatari Diar Sign Agreement to Kick Off Construction of Tourist Resort

An agreement was signed between the Governorate of Tozeur and Qatari Diar Company to draw up a work schedule for the construction of a tourist resort, Governor Mohamed Mansouri told TAP.

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Tunisia: Syphax Airlines - Tunis-Montreal Direct Air Service to Be Launched Thursday April 24

Tunis, - The direct Tunis-Montreal air flight will be launched officially by Syphax Airlines, as of Thursday April 24, 2014, from Tunis-Carthage airport, said Mohamed Frikha, founder and CEO of this private company, during a meeting with the press held, Monday, in Tunis.

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USA Today

Could Tunisia be the next big travel destination?

Freckled throughout a cobblestone labyrinth in the capital's old quarter, shop owners await the revival of a tourism sector that sunk with the rise of a revolution.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Libya Jihadists Hold Tunisian Diplomat

An unknown jihadist group in Libya released a video on Monday showing a Tunisian embassy worker pleading for his life.

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Ghanamma.com

Arkoh qualifies for Youth Olympics

Young weightlifter,Juliana Arkoh will be flying the flag of Ghana at August's Youth Olympics in China after sealing qualification from Africa in Tunisia on Saturday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverGIVE Me Liberty or Give Me Vodafone

BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't.

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Jaunted

Save Tatooine! Tunisia Seeks Preservation Help from 'Star Wars' Fans

The site in question is the set that served as the fictional city of Mos Espa , located on the planet Tatooine , in the Star Wars films.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Wage Negotiations in Private Sector to Start Next Week - UGTT

Tunis, - Deputy Secretary-General of the Tunisian General Labour Union Belgacem Ayari announced, Friday, the launch early next week of wage negotiations in the private sector.

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Al Bawaba

Tunisian election may be delayed

Tunisia's former prime minister and the leader of the Tunisian Call movement, Beji Caid el Sebsi, warned on Sunday that the country's forthcoming elections could be delayed due to political and economic problems.

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AlertNet

Tunisian diplomat, in video message, urges government to negotiate with Libyan kidnappers

A Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya pleaded with his government to negotiate with his Islamist captors, according to a video released by an Islamist group on Sunday evening.

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Tunisia: National Army Martyr Chawki Ben Khelifa Laid to Rest in Cemetery of Ben Arous

Ben Arous, - The funeral of Tunisian national army martyr Chawki Ben Khelifa took place on Saturday afternoon in the Cemetery of Sidi Mosbah in Ben Arous, in the presence of a large number of citizens.

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Tunisia: Cabinet Meeting Takes Measures to Control Imports, Boost Exports

Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa chaired, Friday in Kasbah, a Cabinet meeting on the trade deficit situation.To reduce this deficit which worsened in the first quarter of 2014, impacting negatively on the level of foreign currency serves, the Cabinet decided a set of measures to control imports and boost exports.

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Hispanic Business

The World Bank Supports Small and Medium-sized Businesses in Tunisia...

It will also add lines of credit for loans to micro-entrepreneurs, and patient financing - that is, long term financing with a grace period - for .

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

U.S. promotes network to foil digital spying

This Mediterranean fishing town, with its low, whitewashed buildings and sleepy port, is an unlikely spot for an experiment in rewiring the global Internet.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Technical problems delay reopening of Libya's Zueitina oil port: minister

Technical problems have delayed the reopening of Libya's eastern Zueitina oil export terminal after the government reached a deal with rebels to end an eight-month blockade of the port, a minister said on Sunday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Copycat divorcee sisters found ''true love''...

When Karen Park, 49, announced she had fallen in love with a younger Tunisian man on the internet, Jane, 45, promptly did the same Sisters Jane and Karen Park have always copied each other - from clothes to perfume, whatever one buys the other quickly follows suit.

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