Unleash The Poet Within You Blossoms Again This Spring

Tunis - A year ago, in the spring of 2014, Aspire to Inspire Tunisia’s event “Unleash the Poet Within You” brought together  passionate students, inspiring poets and proud teachers. Gathered with the unifying love for poetry, the vital need for self-expression and the unbridled urge to aspire to inspire, they rendered a seemingly common April day into an exceptional day of inner and outer journeys, new acqu ...

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Tunisian Bardo Museum Reopens on Wednesday: Emotions and Complaints

Tunis - The Tunisian Ministry of Culture organized a symbolic ceremony on Tuesday, March 24 to honor the 21 victims, including a Tunisian police officer, and to announce the opening of Bardo Museum on Wednesday. "Tunisia has lived through bad and good events. We are very proud of this solidarity. Cultural projects are continuing in Tunisia because culture is the core of the people’s history. This event is a ...

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Morocco on High Alert after Terrorist Attacks in Tunisia

Rabat - Police across Morocco have been put on high alert in the wake of the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of 22 people, including many foreign tourists, at Tunisia's National Bardo Museum near the country's parliament earlier this week. According to daily newspaper Al Sabah, Moroccan authorities have raised the terror alert level after gunmen in Tunisia killed and injured tens of people, mostly ...

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Attacks on Moroccan Rabbis in Tunisia and Morocco Motivated by Robbery

Tunis - The Maghreb has experienced two attacks against sites associated with Moroccan rabbis this month. On March 11 in Tunis, Tunisia, the tomb of one of the most important rabbis, Moroccan Messaoud Raphael El-Fassi, was desecrated. The house of another rabbi in Bejaad, located near Khouribga city in Morocco, was set on fire the day before. It was the first time that acts such as these have occurred in sp ...

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Morocco, France Need to Step up Cooperation in Wake of Tunis Attacks: French MP

Rabat - Paris and Rabat are called upon to step up their bilateral cooperation relations in the wake of the terrorist attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis, Christian Cambon President of the France-Morocco friendship group at the French Senate said on Friday in Rabat. Speaking to the press following a meeting with Minister Delegate to the Foreign Minister Mbarka Bouaida, Cambon said that he discussed the late ...

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Tunisia Mourns Its Guests

Rabat- The culture of Arabs and Muslims is to honor guests, protect them and show them generosity and not to meet them with fire. Today's killings of tourists visiting Tunisia heralds the rise of a totally alien culture to Tunisians, a most macabre one. According to several commentators, Tunisian security and law enforcement services may have been infiltrated and the attack coordinated by insiders. Should t ...

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A Message From Tunisia to The World

By Nouha Habouria Tunis - We shall not fight just terrorism. We shall fight ignorance. We shall wage a merciless war on ignorance, for ignorance is the real terrorism. Today, the 18th of March, in our welcoming country, our peaceful land, our blessed soil, innocents were attacked in the very building that embraces the best of our glorious history. Bardo, our national museum whose name is derived from the Sp ...

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Morocco Condemns ‘Despicable Terrorist Attack’ in Tunis

Rabat - Morocco vehemently condemned the despicable terrorist attack that targeted on Wednesday the Bardo Museum in Tunis, and resulted in the death and injury of foreign tourists and Tunisian citizens. "Following the cowardly terrorist attack, which hit on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, the Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital, killed and wounded several foreign tourists and Tunisian citizens, the Kingdom of M ...

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Tunisia’s Bardo Museum Terrorist Attack Leaves 22 Dead

Tunis - Gunman shot dead 22 people — 20 foreign tourists and two Tunisians — and injured 54 today in an assault at the National Bardo Museum, near the country's parliament in Central Tunis, medical sources said on Tunisian National TV. Chief of government Habib Essid said earlier that the attack left 19 dead and 24 were injured. This is the first time that terrorists have targeted tourism in Tunisia. “The T ...

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Gunmen Attack Tunisian Museum, 8 People Killed

Rabat - Gunmen killed at least eight people in Tunisia, including seven foreigners and a Tunisian national at the National Bardo Museum near the country's parliament, Tunisian officials said.  According to France24, the assailants, who are believed to have also taken hostages, are being surrounded by security forces at the famed National Bardo Museum, a popular attraction among tourists for its archeologica ...

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Video: Tunisia Parliament Attack, at least 8 Tourists Killed

Rabat - Shots have been fired around the Tunisian parliament and there are reports of casualties, state media says. Three gunmen attacked Tunisian parliament building. The attack has so far claimed the lives of 8 people. Several people have been taken hostage inside a museum located near the parliament. The Tunisian legislative body has suspended its working session after the attack. Bloggers and social med ...

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Tunisian Women Face Challenges in Achieving Gender Equality

Tunis - Seventeen women's associations with a focus on different areas concerning women joined forces at a conference entitled “Gender Parity in Decision-Making Positions in Public Service,” at the end of February in Tunis highlighting an issue of concern to all women: gender parity.  Since Tunisia gained its independence in 1956, Tunisian women’s freedom issues have been given priority on the political and ...

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