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Rabii Kalboussi



Tunisians Celebrate Eid El Adha With Traditional Sacrifice (Graphic)
In Tunisia, the Eid El Adha holiday is an occasion for families to gather, and they perform the traditional sacrifice of a sheep. [Squeamish viewers beware: The video shows the sacrifice.]...

Eid Holiday Provides Once-a-Year Job Opportunities
Along with the sheep market, many economic opportunities are associated with the Eid Al Idha holiday. A week before the Eid, numerous temporary jobs appear and a variety of new products are in high demand by consumers for the occasion. Grills, tree trunks, toothpicks, and coal are just a few items that crop up on...

Floods Hit Towns Northwest of Tunis
Heavy rains in the last few days caused damage in several towns northwest of Tunisia due to the flooding of the Mejerd River. Mejez El Bab is the most threatened town. Many people found themselves encircled by water or with water in their homes, ruining belongings. Heavy rains backed up behind the Sidi Salem dam,...

Heavy Rains and Floods Kill 3, Disrupt Transportation
Following yesterday's heavy rains in almost all of northern Tunisia, civil safeguards have been on permanent standby and worked on water drainage, sewage pumping, and rescuing people who were stuck in the inundation. Rain totaled 180 millimeters in some regions. In Zaghouane, where the level of rainwater was the highest, two young people, 17...

International Arrest Warrant Against Suha Arafat by Tunisian Authorities
According to the Tunisian Ministry of Justice, the Court of First Instance in Tunis issued an arrest warrant against Suha Arafat, the widow of the former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. The reasons for the decision have not been specified, according to Kadhem Zine Al Abidine, spokesperson for the Ministry of Justi...

Sidi Bouzid Damaged, Calm Again
The protest that took place in Sidi Bouzid yesterday resulted in many damages on account of the fires set in many public and security buildings. According to Mouhiba Chaker, the situation is gradually back to calm this morning, and street sweepers along with many local volunteers have started a cleaning campaign to throw away the...

A Vet Campaigning to Collect Farmers’ Vote
Adib Sammoud, head of an independent list seems to be distinguished from any other candidate running for the constitutional elections in Tunisia in terms of promoting for his campaigning. While parties resort to popular meetings and rallies Adib has his own tactic. Let’s find more about him....

Parties Respond to Obama Rhetoric and Proposals
Tunisia’s Interim Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi’s visit to the United States, and his meeting with American President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought about a noteworthy interest, whether from the media or from the Tunisian political parties. Noureddine Behiri, Ennahda’s spokesperson, conside...

Tunisia Qualifies for Africa Cup of Nations
Tunisia qualified for the 15th time for the Africa Cup of Nations, to be held next year in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. The Tunisian national team earned a victory yesterday over Togo, 2-0, in Rades Stadium south of Tunis. The Carthage Eagles were not guaranteed qualification with their win over Togo until a draw between...

Sfax TV Breaks New Ground as Independent, Regional Web TV
As the theme song played, the countdown started on a Facebook page boasting over 35,000 fans. The live broadcast would begin in few seconds. Six young people in a small studio in downtown Sfax, the home of Sfax TV, were tense as they began the live broadcast of “Forum of Sfax,” a daily two-hour program...