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Tunisian president tasks woman to form government

Tunisian President Qais al-Said on Wednesday tasked Najla Bouden Ramadan to form the country’s new government. According to Tunisian press sources, “President Qais al-Said has tasked Najla Bouden Ramadan to form the Tunisian new government. “The Tunisian prime minister in charge is a university professor of engineering, and she has …

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Young Tunisian wounded in 2011 Arab Spring burns self alive

A young man wounded in Tunisia’s 2011 revolution has burned himself alive after the government failed to provide any compensation, his family told AFP on Monday. The self-immolation by 26-year-old Neji Hefiane recalls the death of Mohamed Bouazizi, the street seller whose suicide by fire on December 17, 2010 launched …

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Tunisia vaccinates more than 0.5m people in one day

Tunisia announced that more than half a million citizens received doses of the coronavirus vaccine, during the largest inoculation operation in the country. The Tunisian Ministry of Health said in a statement that “the final results of the opening day of intensive vaccination operations in all governorates of the republic …

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