Both sides ready for their close-up in
AsiaOneBoth sides ready for their close-up in Tunisian electionsAl-Monitor“Sfax, the southern capital, the land of struggle and work, will make the revolution beat counter-revolutionary forces, just like it sealed the fate of the ousted president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, when the city staged a mass demonstration in 2011 to ...In Pictures: Nidaa Tounes and Ennahdha Call Mass RalliesTunisia LiveTunisians prepare for momentous parliamentary electionsMiddle East Eyeall 32 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:33 pm
A 'letter to the Tunisians' denounces racism
A 'letter to the Tunisians' denounces racismAl-MonitorThey hate anything that is different. It is not only anti-black racism. There are also sentiments of regionalism, where a person from the Sahel is the sworn enemy of a person from Jendouba and where someone from Sfax is the opponent of someone from Tunis.
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 11:28 am
Essebsi: Tunisia retreated in the last three
Middle East MonitorEssebsi: Tunisia retreated in the last three years more than the previous 50 yearsMiddle East MonitorTunisia has 24 governorates in total and each of them represent an electoral district, except for the governorates of Tunis, Nabeul and Sfax in the south, where each has two districts, making a total of 27 internal electoral districts, as well as six ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 8:33 am
DNO ASA: DNO Updates Operations - Stockhouse
DNO ASA: DNO Updates OperationsStockhouse... October 2014 -- DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced commencement of drilling of the Jawhara-3 well, the first of several exploration and appraisal wells planned in the Sfax Offshore Exploration Permit in the Republic of ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 12:12 am
Tunisia arrests 12 for car bomb plot - Town
Tunisia arrests 12 for car bomb plotTown HallTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A terrorist plot to kill a top politician with a car bomb has been foiled and 12 people arrested, Tunisian authorities said Tuesday. Police dismantled several militant cells that were planning to plunge the country into turmoil ...and more »
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 1:06 pm
Political Islam tries to adapt to Tunisia
SFAX, Tunisia, Oct 24 (Reuters) - From behind a niqab veil masking all but her eyes, Tunisian activist Fedia Mkaouar stops passersby in a busy street to make a pitch for her conservative Islamist party chasing votes in Sunday's parliamentary election.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:02 pm
Tunisia at the crossroads
The names of prominent businessmen from the Ben Ali entrepreneurial class also head quite a few electoral lists. In Sfax, Tunisia’s industrial and commercial capital, Nida’ Tunis is fielding a list headed by business magnate Moncef Al-Salami in one of ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 8:23 am
In Pictures: Nidaa Tounes and Ennahdha Call
Ennahdha leader Rached Ghannouchi headed a public event at the Sidi slots play Mansour theater in Sfax, Tunisia’s second largest city. The party’s candidates for the city’s legislative seats were also present. Ghannouchi described Sfax as the “city ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:04 pm
Self-Taught Designer-Businessman Tom Dixon
Born in Sfax, Tunisia, in 1959 to an English father and a French-Latvian mother, Dixon lived in Egypt and Morocco before spending his childhood in London. After dropping out of art school in 1980, he went from playing bass guitar in the band Funkapolitan ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:23 am
Tunisian synagogue vandalized for third time
A synagogue in Sfax, Tunisia, was vandalized for the third time on April 30, according to various reports. Local media put the blame on teenagers from a nearby high school. The same reports suggested that the assault on the building was not religiously ...
Posted on 6 May 2014 | 7:54 am