Archive for June, 2011

Assarih (The Truthful) ?????? Daily, June 2nd

Assarih (The Truthful) ?????? Daily, June 2nd

| 02 June 2011 | 0 Comments

Headlines: Mr. Bou Abdeli reveals to Assarih details about Ben Ali’s “Fifty-Fifty “business. Shame! Tunisians immigrate illegally to Lampadusa and the yacht of Ben Ali’s nephew worth billions defying them in the harbor. A Bourguiba day in Tunisia: Flaming memories and remembering the great Mujahid. Minister of social affairs: No exceptions made in the process of helping [...]

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Ongoing Rescue Mission to Save Refugees Trapped on a Boat

Ongoing Rescue Mission to Save Refugees Trapped on a Boat

| 01 June 2011 | 24 Comments

Written by Ibrahim Ben Slama (TAP) The Coast Guard and the Army have started a rescue mission of 700 refugees, who have been trapped on a broken fishing boat 32 kilometers away from Kerkennah Island (province of Sfax), reports TAP. Women and children are among the refugees who were fleeing violence in Libya, and illegally [...]

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Italy Confiscates a Yacht Belonging to a Ben Ali Nephew

Italy Confiscates a Yacht Belonging to a Ben Ali Nephew

| 01 June 2011 | 3 Comments

Written by Asma Ghribi The Italian Financial Police seized on Wednesday May 1st, a yacht belonging to Kais Ben Ali, a nephew of the former president Zeine El-Abidine Ben Ali, reports AFP. The yacht is worth one million euros. According to the Italian Financial Police, the yacht, which is 14 meters in length, was found [...]

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The ATI Refuses to Block Pornographic Websites

The ATI Refuses to Block Pornographic Websites

| 01 June 2011 | 3 Comments

Written by Asma Ghribi The Tunisian youth revolted against censorship but it seems like a censorship-free Tunisia is too good to be true.   It all started with a decision issued by the Military Court to censor five Facebook pages, which according to the Ministry of Defence include content that “aim to destabilize the trust [...]

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Tunisian Summer Festivals  Maintained

Tunisian Summer Festivals Maintained

| 01 June 2011 | 0 Comments

Written by Sarah Mhirsi Following the ousting of Ben Ali, Tunisia witnessed a state of anarchy and lack of security which lessened the number of cultural activities. Recently, rumors about cancelling popular and prestigious summer festivals started to spread. On May 31st the Tunisian Ministry of Culture released a communiqué in which it announced that [...]

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Assabah ?????? (The Morning) Daily,June 1st

Assabah ?????? (The Morning) Daily,June 1st

| 01 June 2011 | 12 Comments

Headlines: Arrest Warrant against Mongi Safra (Administration Supervisor for the Central Bank). Moez Ben Fraj [Judge] to Assabah: There are secret forces hindering the independence of the Juduciary and the state of law. The responsibility of  Media is similar to the responsibility of the government.(Page 7) Karim Missaoui- head of the Alliance for Tunisia(Political Party) [...]

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Al Joraa ????? (Audacity), June 1st

Al Joraa ????? (Audacity), June 1st

| 01 June 2011 | 15 Comments

Headlines: Mustapha ben Jaafer: The man of the next step. La plazza and the story of the how they took it over. Tunisian airlines and restaurant tickets deal. (Page 6) Page 6: Tunisian airlines and restaurant tickets deal The sector of food coupons has gained much importance these last few years. It has become a commidity in [...]

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Al Mawkef ?????? (The Stand), June 1st

Al Mawkef ?????? (The Stand), June 1st

| 01 June 2011 | 0 Comments

Front page: Why extend the illegitimacy? The Democratic Party presents its program. The SNIT (Tunisian National Real Estate Company) would like to get back to its buildings. Rebuilding legitimacy to stop the terrorist acts.      

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Al Chourouk ?????? (The Sunrise) Daily, June 1st

Al Chourouk ?????? (The Sunrise) Daily, June 1st

| 01 June 2011 | 15 Comments

Headlines: Detention warrant against Monji Safra concerning an affair of public contract. Argument between Khalil El Ajmi and the hotel “Bienvenu” owner on the stealing of 24 Billion. Leftists, independents, and nationalists create the ‘Democratic modernist pole’. Ben Achour commission creates a comity to prepare the list of supporters and heads of the RCD ( Former ruling [...]

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Assahafa ??????? (The Press), June 1st

Assahafa ??????? (The Press), June 1st

| 01 June 2011 | 0 Comments

Front page: Qatar accepts to freeze The assets of Ben Ali and his family Constitutional assembly Elections: 218 seats with 18 allocated to Tunisian expats / 33 Electoral constituency : 27 in Tunisia and 6 abroad / Committee to organize lists of names banned from participating to the elections. Justice: detention warrant against ex presidential [...]

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