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 (so͞os) also Su·sah or Su·sa (so͞o′sə, -zə)
A city of northeast Tunisia on an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Founded in ancient times by the Phoenicians, it was an important city under the Romans and Carthaginians and later under the Arabs (9th-11th centuries) and the French (19th-20th centuries).


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(Placename) a port in E Tunisia, on the Mediterranean: founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th century bc. Pop: 191 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Hadrumetum
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Noun1.Sousse - a port city in eastern Tunisia on the MediterraneanSousse - a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
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Le chef du gouvernement tunisien, Youssef Chahed, a pose, ce mercredi 14 mars 2018, la premiere pierre de la construction d'une usine de dessalement a Sousse au cout de 115 millions de dinars, d'une capacite de 50 000 metres cubes par jour, pouvant atteindre 100 000 metres cubes par jour.
Summary: Draxlmaier Group has opened a design office at the site in Sousse, Tunisia, with the first six employees already having started work, with plans to increase staff numbers this year
TAP) - The Fifth Criminal Division of the Court of First Instance specializing in Terrorist Cases, on Tuesday, decided to defer trials in the cases of the Bardo and Sousse attacks until June 5, 2018.
Al Ahly fans flied to Sousse in recently to support the team in their decisive game against Etoile.
La ville martyre de Sousse, en rempart inexpugnable, se met a l'heure de la mobilisation nationale et internationale pour defendre [beaucoup moins que] l'exception tunisienne [beaucoup plus grand que] du printemps arabe des derives chaotiques.
Islamic terrorist Seifeddine Yacoubi slaughtered innocent holidaymakers in the beach resort of Sousse last June, killing 38 people, including 30 Brits, in a lone wolf attack.
They claim promotional material for the firm's holidays at the resort of Sousse failed to mention the Foreign Office alerts, which included warnings of "indiscriminate attacks".
There is "strong" evidence of a connection between the killings in Sousse in June and a shooting at the National Bardo Museum outside the capital Tunis three months earlier, Scotland Yard said.
Islamic State have claimed both the Bardo and the Sousse beach resort attacks, though the government blames Okba and remnants of another local group, Ansar al Sharia, operating across the border in Libya.
Tunisian authorities have arrested 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, and are hunting for two men who trained in a Libyan jihadist camp with the Sousse attacker, an official said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Twelve suspects have been arrested in connection with Friday's deadly attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse, an official said.
Dusit International has signed a new Dusit Thani Samara Beach resort, located within the historic city of Sousse, the third largest city in Tunisia.