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U.S. Embassy Criticizes September Attack Verdict as Too Lenient
Twenty Tunisians accused of attacking the U.S. embassy in Tunisia last September were convicted and handed two-year suspended sentences on Tuesday. A suspended sentence is one that will not be enforced if the person convicted meets certain conditions. The charges, which include committing premeditated attacks organized by an armed gang, stem from e...

Second Suspect in US Embassy Attack Dies
Today, Mohamed Bakhti, an active member of the Salafist movement in Tunisia died in a hospital in Tunis, confirmed his lawyer. Bakhti went on a hunger strike that lasted about two months following his arrest over suspicions of his involvement in the attacks on the US embassy in Tunis. According to the Minister of Justice,...

Tunisians Weigh in on a Second Term for Obama
Election projections in the United States indicate that Democratic incumbent President Barack Obama has likely secured a second term in office, scoring a victory over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The most recent statistics from American news outlet CNN project that Obama scored at least the 270 electoral votes necessary to win reelection....

Tunisian Secretary of State Visits U.S. to Consolidate Bilateral Relations
Hedi Ben Abbes, Tunisia's Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of the Americas and Asia, is visiting the U.S. from October 28 to November 4. According to a statement released yesterday by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the visit is part of a plan to reinvigorate Tunisian-American relations in light of recent e...

“Doing Business With the USA” Roadshow in Tunisia Starts January 11
In an effort to strengthen bilateral commercial relations between Tunisia and the United States, the US embassy is organizing a roadshow entitled, Doing Business with Tunisia. This event is being organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, the Fund For Access to Foreign Markets (FAMEX), the Centre Technique ...

US Embassy hosts workshop on Tunisia's future needs
(Tunisia Live) – The US embassy invited former participants of exchange programs granted by the AmericanDepartment of State and other civil society activists to participate to a day-long workshopto brainstorm and propose areas of technical assistance that could be provided by theUnited States to Tunisia. The event was held Today Friday the 15...

US Embassy hosts workshop on Tunisia’s future needs
(Tunisia Live) – The US embassy invited former participants of exchange programs granted by the AmericanDepartment of State and other civil society activists to participate to a day-long workshopto brainstorm and propose areas of technical assistance that could be provided by theUnited States to Tunisia. The event was held Today Friday the 15...