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Eya Guezguez, Tunisian Olympic sailor, dies aged 17 in training accident
The IOC has announced that Eya Guezguez, who competed at the 2020 Tokyo Games, died in a training accident

PA Media and Guardian sport

11, Apr, 2022 @6:12 PM

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‘We need bread’: fears in Middle East as Ukraine war hits wheat imports
Aid agencies warn of ‘ripple effect’ as soaring wheat prices hit countries already facing inflation, food insecurity and conflict

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis and Lizzy Davies

07, Mar, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Six African countries to begin making mRNA vaccines as part of WHO scheme
Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia first countries to be assisted by global mRNA hub

Peter Beaumont

18, Feb, 2022 @12:44 PM

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The herbalists of Tunis medina: on borrowed thyme – a photo essay
From the cavernous shops in Souq El Blat, herbalists share the rich and fascinating history of their proud and ancient trade – and their fears that it could disappear

Harry Johnstone

16, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Black Medusa review – deadpan North African vengeance noir
This chilly Tunisian debut follows young a female killer who traps her victims by pretending to need a voice app to speak

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UN-backed investigator into possible Yemen war crimes targeted by spyware
Exclusive: Analysis of Kamel Jendoubi’s mobile phone reveals he was targeted in August 2019

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

20, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Nothing will help’: Tunisians trapped in poverty lose hope
Eleven years after the start of the Arab spring, those trying to survive rising prices, unemployment and a pandemic feel little has changed

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis

17, Dec, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Win for Tunisian town facing landfill crisis as government backs down
After demonstrations see police use teargas and the death of one man, work begins to clear waste in Sfax after decision to move site

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis

08, Dec, 2021 @12:16 PM

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Najla Bouden: what next for Tunisia’s first female PM?
Academic’s appointment marks historic moment for Arab world but comes amid political and economic crisis, with some fearing she will be Kais Saied’s pawn

Lizzy Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Macron in visa cuts row as Algeria summons French envoy
President accused of chasing rightwing votes by making sudden, tough gestures on immigration

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

30, Sep, 2021 @4:17 PM

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‘My future is overseas’: Tunisians look to Europe as Covid hits tourism
As the pandemic deals a death blow to an already struggling sector, former workers see little hope for recovery

Simon Speakman Cordall in Hammamet, Tunisia

28, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia review – horror, humour and forgotten history
Adrian Edmondson plays a psychopath in Josh Azouz’s nuanced tragicomedy about Jewish-Arab relations in 1942

Arifa Akbar

27, Aug, 2021 @12:42 PM

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