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News Tunisia: Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/tunisia-lifts-ban-muslim-women-marrying-muslims-170914154657961.html
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Tunisia is viewed as being ahead of most Arab countries on women's rights [Fethi Belaid/AFP] Tunisia has abolished a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims as the president seeks to secure equal rights for the country's female population.

News Tunisia: Tunisia’s Ancient Jewish Community Braves An Uncertain Future

News channel or source: http://forward.com/news/breaking-news/383510/tunisias-ancient-jewish-community-braves-an-uncertain-future/
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

DJERBA, Tunisia (JTA) — Anticipating the sun’s rapid ascent in the African skies, six barefoot men align themselves early in the morning in a drafty corridor of the still-cool interior of Africa’s oldest synagogue. Casually humming a biblical hymn in ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia to stop forced anal examinations of gay men

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Tunisia-says-it-will-stop-forced-anal-examinations-of-gay-men-505918
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Tunisia's government pledged Thursday to cease anti-LGBT sexually intrusive procedures in order to bring the North African country's legal system into compliance with international human rights laws. The procedures imposed forced anal examinations on men ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia tourism is back in business

News channel or source: https://eturbonews.com/165892/tunisia-tourism-back-business
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Tunisia aims to woo more tour operators at WTM London 2017, following news that Thomas Cook and other British travel firms will return to the country from early 2018. The UK Foreign Office changed its travel advice in July, paving the way for British tour ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: STEQ has semi-annual net deficit of 2.75 million dinars

News channel or source: https://africanmanager.com/site_eng/tunisia-steq-has-semi-annual-net-deficit-of-2-75-million-dinars/
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Penalized by the increase in net financial expenses, the Tunisian Equipment Company (STEQ) saw its deficit worsen in the first half of the year. According to the interim financial statements as at June 30, STEQ recorded a net loss of about 2.75 million ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia squad announced for World Cup qualifier against Guinea

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/sport/tunisia-squad-announced-world-cup-qualifier-against-guinea-1026182
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Coach of Tunisia's national football team Nabil Maaloul, on Monday, announced an extended squad of the Carthage Eagles for the World Cup 2018 day-5 qualifier against Guinea scheduled next October 7 in Conakry. Defenders: Rami Bedoui, Hamdi Nagguez (ESS ...

News Tunisia: Soccer: Tunisia pull out of South Korea friendly

News channel or source: https://in.reuters.com/article/soccer-southkorea-friendly/soccer-tunisia-pull-out-of-south-korea-friendly-idINKCN1C00BP
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea are searching for a new opponent for an Oct. 10 friendly date after Tunisia pulled out of the fixture for “internal reasons”, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said on Monday. The Koreans, who booked their place at a ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Protests against employment restrictions due to political views

News channel or source: https://www.scribd.com/article/359927224/Tunisia-Protests-Against-Employment-Restrictions-Due-To-Political-Views
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

Scores of unemployed youths today demonstrated in front of the Tunisian Prime Minister’s office in the capital Tunis to demand employment in public sector jobs. Participants in the march, from a category known as “the inadmissible for security reasons ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia bans ‘inhuman’ anal exams of ‘suspected’ homosexuals

News channel or source: https://www.rt.com/news/404367-tunisia-bans-anal-exams/
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

Tunisia will finally ban forced anal examinations of men the authorities suspect of being homosexuals, the country's minister for human rights said. Homosexuality is illegal in the North African state, carrying a prison sentence of up to three years.