, officially the Tunisian Republic or the Republic of Tunisia (Arabic: الجمهورية التونسية  al-Jumhūrīya at-Tūnisīya; Berber: ⵜⴰⴳⴷⵓⴷⴰ ⵏ ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ) is the northernmost country in Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres (64,000 sq mi). Its northernmost point, Ras ben Sakka, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. As of 2013, its population is estimated at just under 10.8 million. Its name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on the country's northeast coast.

Geographically, Tunisia contains the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains and the northern reaches of the Sahara desert. Much of the rest of the country's land is fertile soil. Its 1,300 kilometres (810 mi) of coastline includes the African conjunction of the western and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Basin and, by means of the Sicilian Strait and Sardinian Channel, features the African mainland's second and third nearest points to Europe after Gibraltar.


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Tunisia: Tunisair to strike from Friday

Middle East Monitor 20 Feb 2021
Tunisia ... "This open strike will lead to a complete cessation of air transport activity in Tunisia." ... "TAV Tunisia has tried to find solutions throughout the past years by providing facilities and signing agreements to reschedule the debts, but Tunisair was able to only pay an amount of 900,000 Tunisian dinars in May 2019.".

Pastor Eddie Jordan

Greenwood Commonwealth 17 Feb 2021
Eddie was an exceptional athlete; therefore, he was awarded a football scholarship to Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, where he joined the Air Force ROTC and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc ... He later graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial technology as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force.

Tunisia: Overview of Mixed Movement Profiling (Arrivals by land/air and rescue at sea) - 31 January 2021

Reliefweb 12 Feb 2021
This population reach Tunisia by air, land and sea, through regular and irregular channels, with ...

AfCFTA is ineffective without Single African Air Transport Market

Graphic 04 Feb 2021
To support this claim, the African Civil Aviation Commission and the International Airport Transport Association in 2015 commissioned a study on benefits of full air transport liberalization between 12 African countries (Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia and Uganda).

World War II veteran in Papillion ready to celebrate 101st birthday

Omaha World-Herald 02 Feb 2021
The retired Air Force colonel could have bought the farm any number of times during his 50 combat missions as navigator of a B-24 flying over southern France, Germany and Austria during the last year of World War II ... His own plane limped back to home base in Tunisia ... Harrington survived the war and decided to stick with the Air Force ... AIR FORCE.

In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the sounds of revolt give way to thrum of traffic

The Irish Times 24 Jan 2021
The last guest had checked out, leaving Ahmed Taha sitting on an unmade bed in a deserted room amid rumpled sheets and half-drunk coffee cups, contemplating his future ... A man was coming in a few hours later to snap up his beds and air-conditioning units. Then he would be off, he said, leaving with his family for Tunisia to try their luck there ... .

AFAFRICA commander reaffirms US military commitment to North Africa

Enid News & Eagle 14 Jan 2021
Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, traveled to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Tunis, Tunisia, and Algiers, Algeria, Jan ... For the final two legs of his trip, Harrigian joined Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett in Tunisia and Algeria. In Tunisia, Harrigian spoke to the Tunisian Air Chief, Brig.

Coronavirus live news: Chinese vaccine 50% effective in Brazil; US CDC expands pre-flight Covid testing

The Guardian 13 Jan 2021
Coronavac less effective than previously thought; US coronavirus testing requirements expanded to most international air travellers; Tunisia announces four-day coronavirus lockdown Negative Covid test required to enter England from Friday Germany and Netherlands likely to extend lockdowns ‘Countless horrors’ ... Reuters ... and European alternatives ... ....

Indonesia pilot had decades of flying experience before crash

Gulf News 11 Jan 2021
The retrieval of the black boxes from the wreckage of Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 will shed light on why the Boeing Co ... Sriwijaya Air, despite being little known outside of Indonesia, has a solid history too, with no fatal accidents since its establishment in 2003.

Tunisia adds Denmark to air travel ban list

Metro USA 24 Dec 2020
CAIRO (Reuters) – Tunisia has banned all air travel with Denmark amid fears of a new ...

Tunisia detains ex-official over Italy waste scandal

Taipei Times 23 Dec 2020
AFP, SOUSSE, Tunisia. Tunisia on Monday arrested a dozen people — including its environment minister — in a scandal over hundreds of containers of household waste shipped from Italy to the North African nation ... Containers are pictured at the port of Sousse, Tunisia, on Nov ... However, they remain in Tunisia.

Germany and Switzerland join states banning flights from SA over new virus strain

Business Day 22 Dec 2020
Berlin  — Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands have joined countries  banning flights from SA to stop the spread of a new variant of the coronavirus believed to be responsible for a recent surge in infections ... Tunisia said it has suspended all air travel with Britain, Australia and SA, citing the new coronavirus strain.