Zeineb Marzouk, Author at Tunisia Live Zeineb Marzouk, Author at Tunisia Live

Zeineb Marzouk


Zeineb Marzouk is a journalist at Tunisia Live newsroom. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in English language at the university of Human and social science of Tunis (FSHST). Zeineb speaks Arabic, English, French, and Italian.


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Majority of Tunisian Women Have Experienced Violence in Public Space, Study Finds
Over half of Tunisian women have experienced some form of violence in public in the last four years, according to new research. 53.5 percent of those interviewed for a recent study by Center for Research, Studies, Documentation and Information on Women (known by its French acronym, CREDIF) reported to have experienced psychological or physical viol...

Ben Ali in Tears: Prank Show Guests Tricked into Believing They’re Talking to the Ex-President
A Ramadan TV series has been duping politicians and public figures into thinking they have a private line to ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. The producers of the show “Allo Jeddah”, which has aired two episodes so far during this year’s holy month, invite guests to video conference with the former authoritarian ruler...

Pressure Grows for PM Dismissal and Formation of Unity Government
Calls have mounted in recent days for the prime minister to be replaced and for a new unity government to be formed. The leadership of Nidaa Tounes released a statement today calling for the current head of government, Habib Essid, to step down. Lotfi Zitoun, a senior member of the Ennahda party, has also called...

Tunisian Security Forces “Well Prepared” As Ramadan Attacks Rock Turkey and Jordan
While attacks around the region have marked the first days of Ramadan 2016, Tunisia’s security chief says the domestic situation is “stable” and the country’s armed forces are “well prepared.” A car bomb explosion killed at least 11 people and injured others in Istanbul this morning, and five more people were kil...

Violence in Douz Said to Be the Latest Flare Up in Conflict over Collective Lands
The deadly violence that erupted last week in the governorate of Kébili is said to be part of a long-standing conflict between local clans that may be getting worse. The local government announced this morning that a nightly curfew will extend through the month of Ramadan in the delegation of Douz after two people were...

India Vies To Strengthen Foothold in the Maghreb through Tunisian Cooperation Agreements
Tunisia is embarking on a series of agreements with a newly intimate diplomatic partner – India. During this week’s visit from Indian Vice President Mohamed Hamid Ansari, the countries signed two cooperation agreements related to the fields of technology, communication and crafts. Among other things, the agreements provide for the exchange ...

Trabelsi Disappears In Canada Ahead of Scheduled Deportation
Belhassen Trabelsi has gone off the radar screen of Canadian authorities. The brother in law of ex-president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, Trabelsi was scheduled to be deported to Tunisia on May 31. He had previously been fighting for the right to stay in Canada, but the the country’s ambassador to Tunisia, Carol McQueen, said in...

Shopkeepers’ Union Protests “Scourge” of Illegal Traders
The General Strike proposed for today over the “scourge” of Tunis’ illegal street vendors was only called off at the 11th hour Unions have said. The Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce, and Handicrafts (UTICA) have said that the general strike, originally planned throughout the Tunis Governorate for today was suspended after assurances were ...

Mine Explosion in Kasserine Kills Three
A Tunisian terror cell affiliated to the Islamic State, (Daesh) has claimed responsibility for a mine explosion that killed three in the Governorate of Kasserine yesterday morning, Achourouk have reported. The mine was detonated yesterday on Mount Semamma, killing two women instantly and injuring a third who later succumbed to her wounds. It is und...

Campaigners Protest Tunisia’s Stray Dog Culls
Animal rights activists and volunteers protested in central Tunis on Sunday over the country’s practice of regularly culling its stray dog population. Large numbers of protesters from all age groups gathered outside the city’s Municipal Theatre in central Tunis to call for an end to the practice of shooting Tunisia’s stray dogs, in favour of...