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the capital and principal port of Tunisia

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Commenting, Lotfi Ezzar, CEO of Tunis Bay Project Company, said, "We're delighted to announce that this exciting development will take place at Tunis Financial Harbour.
It has signed a deal with the GFH-owned Tunis Bay Project Company which will see more than 800,000m 2 of land developed into a golf course with surrounding villas and apartments.
Tunisian reporter Sassi Jbeil posted on his Facebook account: "After the Eid Al Adha stay in the Carthage presidential palace by Azmi Bishara, here is Bernard Henry Levy in Tunis to prepare for next presidential elections".
Because not only is Tunis the capital of this North African country, sandwiched between Algeria and Libya, 80 miles south of Sicily and just a two-and-a-half hour flight from the UK, but it is also the taxi capital of the world and they are the cheapest and easiest way of seeing the sights.
It added, "Zebari listened to a review on the activities carried out by the Iraqi school in Tunis, praising the efforts exerted by its staff to enable it carry out its task.
The carrier will now operate four flights per week to Tunis from its hub in Dubai.
Another fourty people crossed, on the same day, the land border between Tunisia and Libya, via Ras Jedir border post, 520 km east of Tunis.
Earlier Tunisian Kuwaiti Consortium of Development had sold 60% capital of Abu Nawas Tunis Hotel to a European Group Aiko.
AM Best said it has revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the financial strength rating of B+ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of "bbb-" of Societe Tunisienne de Reassurance, aka Tunis Re.
13bn) financial park and real estate development in Tunis this year.
AN EFFICIENT tram system and the relative peace and quiet of Tunis were among the factors which impressed Middlesbrough councillor Joe Michna on his latest "Clipboard travels".
Tunis, casually leaning back in the chair at his Madison Avenue office.
This November, the UN will convene a "World Summit on the Information Society" in Tunis.
At least 18 people died when an Air Egypt Boeing 737 plane on a flight from Cairo to Tunis crashed on a hillside Tuesday while attempting to land at Tunis's Carthage airport, television reports said citing Egyptian government officials.
The aircraft - a Boeing 737 - was carrying 54 passengers and 8 crew members from Cairo, Egypt to Tunis, Tunisia, when it came down on a hillside four miles from the airport in fog, rain and strong winds blowing from the Sahara.