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Tunisia’s parliament rejects proposed government

Tunisia’s parliament rejects proposed government

Tunis: Tunisia’s lawmakers on Friday evening rejected by a great majority the government formed by Prime Minister-designate Habib Jemli. Following a marathon session that lasted well into the evening, 134 lawmakers voted against the proposed cabinet while 72 supported it. Three MPs abstained. Al Nahda, a a moderate Islamist party, won the parliamentary elections on October […]

Beji Caid Essebsi, world’s oldest president in service, dies at 92

Beji Caid Essebsi, world’s oldest president in service, dies at 92

  Tunis: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi died on Thursday, the day Tunisia marks Republic Day. Essebsi has been Tunisia’s leader since December 2014 when he became the first freely and directly elected president. A lawyer by profession, he served as interior minister, defense minister, ambassador, foreign affairs minister and Speaker of parliament. He was […]

Three Middle East Events of 2018

Three Middle East Events of 2018

While they could be unconnected, the three exceptional news of 2018 collectively express the wind of changes. Khashoggi | Saudi Arabia First, the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, as the Kingdom’s state TV reports, quoting an initial inquiry. Deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, […]

Tunisian “Inhebbek Hedi” wins best feature film at Berlinale 2016

Tunisian “Inhebbek Hedi” wins best feature film at Berlinale 2016

Inhebbek Hedi (I love you, Hedi) by Tunisian director and scriptwriter Mohamed Ben Attia, was announced winner of the Best First Feature Award, and its lead actor Majd Mastoura won the Silver Bear for Best Actor, in Berlin International Film Festival. The awards were announced at the Closing Gala which took place on 20 February […]

Tunisian girl challenges cancer in “Rosy Smile” project

Tunisian girl challenges cancer in “Rosy Smile” project

Tunisian organization “Hanzla for Humanity” started a number of new projects, featuring a girl undergoing chemical medication for cancer, as a way to spread awareness of patients’ suffering. “You’re Beautiful” campaign features Tunisian girl undergoing chemical treatment, Maryam Al-Ebdei, using Tunisian dialect as a part of “Rosy Smile” project which aims to spread awareness among […]

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