Tunisian News & Current Affairs

Discussion in 'Tunisian News & Current Events' started by Bergo, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. Heidi

    Heidi The Sleuth - Staff Member

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    I found that in a german news paper from two days ago

    Immediately after the explosion, security forces detained the city center and prevented journalists from reporting. Policemen arrested several terror suspects, including a man hiding under a niqab.

    http://www.taz.de/Anschlag-in-Tunesien/!5547302/

    but then, it might have been just a transvestite ;)
     
  2. Brasilgirl

    Brasilgirl Well-Known Member

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    I think most bombs are home made. It’s not something you order online. But they need the ingredients and knowledge. A girl who wanted to die would likely kill herself by more conventional method. She tried to kill police. It’s obvious she was on a mission. Her counterparts got stopped somehow. Maybe their targets were not where they thought they would be? Who knows? But it was terrorism. I have no doubt.
     
  3. Brasilgirl

    Brasilgirl Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha. Nah. They already just walk around pretending to be men in men’s bodies. But hey - Help! Send money for my sex change surgery! . :D
     
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    MaterialGirl Well-Known Member

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    Holy cow!! Too early for me! I'm in tears!! Hahahahaha!
     
  5. Mango Chutney

    Mango Chutney Administrator

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    Good for them!! :love:
     
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  6. Heidi

    Heidi The Sleuth - Staff Member

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    Interesting:

    As they age, women’s chances of getting married lessen. In their thirties, women are considered “expired.” :coffee:

    Quote: "Because this study was based on direct statements by women, many of them tended to give answers that value themselves. In other words, few single women would admit that they’re not satisfied with their current status."
     
  7. Heidi

    Heidi The Sleuth - Staff Member

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    So older victims of a Tunisian Love rat should wake up. "Age is just a number" is a lie :whistle:
     
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  8. AmberHeart

    AmberHeart Lady Amberheart of Gafsa

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    Age is just a number when they are hooking up, once they got you then they say you are not young there are lots of younger and prettier....
     
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  9. Mango Chutney

    Mango Chutney Administrator

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    It wouldn't put them off though. They'd play the 'Age is just a number' card with more frequency....and think you were fair game, living there with a foreign pension or savings....and the deluded belief that with time, they'd be able to convince you it is a much better idea to live in your country :thumbsup:
     
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    Could you just imagine how much your not Tunisian friends will be surprised.:D:D:D

    I personally witnessed this many times. And it was not only in Tunisia.
     
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    Mango Chutney Administrator

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    :D:D:D

    We can see through and predict their behaviours better than they can :thumbsup:
    Hahaha.....ya...they'd be a few shocked folk out there! :D:D

    They'd be after the secret of our having such youthful looks.....whilst having one foot in the grave :D
     
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  12. Mango Chutney

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    Just seems to be the norm now. This new extension will take it to over three years.....think I'll be more shocked once it's lifted, than I am to see it extended again.


    Tunisia extends state of emergency for
    additional month.

    November 7, 2018 at 5:49 am | Published in: Africa, News, Tunisia
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    Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi speaks at a press conference in Tunis, Tunisia on 27 December 2017 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]

    November 7, 2018 at 5:49 am

    Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has decided to extend the countrywide state of emergency for an additional month starting 7 November, the presidency announced yesterday.

    “Following consultations on the country’s security situation with the Prime Minister Youssef Chahed and the President of the People’s Representatives Assembly Mohamed Ennaceur, the president decided to extend the state of emergency throughout the country for one more month,” the presidency statement read.

    The state of emergency was first imposed in Tunisia on 24 November 2015, following a bloody bomb attack which targeted a bus of the presidential guard, leaving 12 dead. Since then, the state of emergency in Tunisia has been extended many times.

    The last extension, which lasted for a month, was imposed on 8 October.

    https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20181107-tunisia-extends-state-of-emergency-for-additional-month/
     
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  13. Heidi

    Heidi The Sleuth - Staff Member

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    I wonder what the criteria for a monthly extension are. What can get accomplished in one month :confused:
     
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    I don’t even know what a SOE is there, does it mean the army patrols the street or stop and search is more prevelant?
     
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    Tunisia
    According to a recent World Bank study, the state holds 50‑100% of the markets in gas and electricity, bus, rail and air transport, water, sanitation and fixed-line telecommunications. The big three state banks, Société tunisienne de banque, Banque nationale agricole and Banque de l'habitat, account for 40% of banking assets and over half of banking transactions. SOEs have a dominant role in the production, import and distribution of goods such as cereals, vegetable oil, sugar, meat, tea, coffee, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas. Tunisia's biggest company by turnover, Société tunisienne des industries de raffinage, an oil refiner, is a majority SOE, as are another six of the top ten biggest firms: Société tunisienne de l'électricité et du gaz, a gas and electricity utility; Groupe chimique, a fertiliser producer; Entreprise tunisienne d'activités pétrolières, an oil and gas producer; Tunisie Télécom; Société nationale de distribution des pétroles, a pipeline operator; and Tunisair, the national carrier. Other SOEs in the top 20 biggest firms include a pharmaceuticals importer and distributor, a tobacco distributor, a shipping firm and an airport operator. The state also owns many small enterprises, including hotels, restaurants, golf courses and farms.
     
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  16. Mango Chutney

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    Pretty much, yeah. It gives the military and police the right to stop gatherings, preventing those violent protests and to do stop and search type thingys.
    I dare say there's probably a lot more to it than that too.
     
  17. Laura2014

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    I’m sure it’s more to do with preventing gatherings and demonstrations. From what I have read prices are escalating out of control and many basic things have doubled in price. There’s a lot of discontent with the government and lack of progress and job opportunities. It’s a vicious circle instability prevents many countries from investing there. Lack of training means they don’t have a skilled workforce and I guess a poor infrastructure makes it very unreliable.
     
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    AmberHeart Lady Amberheart of Gafsa

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    Would be great if this happened to all of them scammers. This one called attention due to his terrorist posts.
     
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    And that is an important thing to consider. How do you know that this ‘nice Tunisian man’ who says he loves you isn’t a terrorist or have ties to ISIS? It’s easy enough to tell if he’s a rat. They follow a pattern. But what about something worse? They are masters at brainwashing. They can convince people to blow themselves up for the cause.
    It scares me how close I could have come to real big problems if the rat was involved in that shit. I’m not saying I think my rat was or is a terrorist, but some are, and this guy proves it.
     
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    AmberHeart Lady Amberheart of Gafsa

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    Exactly, victims can’t know since their profiles are fake or set up to hook victims. My rat changes on every profile his interests according to his current victim. Just to create an empathy bond. Until he breaks up with a victim he sets it again to his regular interests... :rolleyes: used to feel mortified now I just can see what a loser he is.
     
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    AmberHeart Lady Amberheart of Gafsa

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    It definitely makes me scared who I get involved with, new people in general. At any moment a freak can pop up. All after the rat. I wasn’t like that before.
     
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    AmberHeart Lady Amberheart of Gafsa

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    I can’t remeber if I read a story here on the forum or it was somewhere else. A British lady realized she was victim of marriage fraud or love scammed after years when her husband appeared on the news, he was one of the Terrorist attacks perpetrators in London. One of those multiple attempts was performed by her husband. If I remeber well she had two kids with that guy. Can you imagine how brutal is that for her? Their kids? And all family memebers. Her life got into other whole new world. But could be any of us, they just want us as bridges...:Evil:
     
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    I understand. I’m very cautious who I become friends with now. I’m not as open and friendly as I used to be. Part of that is growing up, but most of it is because of the rat. I don’t trust people like I used to.
     
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    AmberHeart Lady Amberheart of Gafsa

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    Mine too used to speak with too much hate and anger about politics. But never heard him say positive things. Even Hitler was one of his admirable figures. I used to cut those talks, no empathy for kids nor elder. Anyone.
     
  25. Mango Chutney

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    Yes, mine has it too.
    He also had all the knowledge of how to join terrorist organisations and volumes of cash involved. You don't just know random stuff like that for no reason.....you must actively search for it. It's pretty frightening.
    Mine adored Hitler :eek:
    He used swastikas on a few profiles, told me life would have been good for Muslims if Hitler had won the war. He said Hitler loved them, would not listen to my comments about Hitler calling them dirty monkeys (or similar), and when I showed him proof, from a segment of 'Mein Kampf' on Google....he said it was lies....he said somebody had changed Hitler's words.
    I was given the silent treatment for my truths :rolleyes:
    He also did searches on all my known family names, to ensure I had zero Jewish blood :Evil:
     

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