Bourguiba


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Bourguiba

(bʊəˈɡiːbə)
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(Biography) Habib ben Ali (hæˈbɪb bɛn ˈɑːlɪ). 1903–2000, Tunisian statesman: president of Tunisia (1957–87); a moderate and an advocate of gradual social change. He was deposed in a coup and kept under house arrest for the rest of his life
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Il a ete, egalement, decide, selon le ministre de rehabiliter le service des urgences de l'hopital universitaire "Habib Bougatfa", de creer une unite mobile de secours et de reanimation a Menzel Bourguiba et de renforcer les ressources humaines a l'hopital Menzel Bourguiba par trois specialistes en cardiologie, anesthesie et pediatrie.
Ahmed Ateeq Bourguiba, deputy director of search and rescue department at Dubai Police, said that unattended children may play and fiddle with the car and get locked inside.
TAP) -- The Bizerte Regional Labour Union (URT) called for a general strike in the delegations of Tinja and Menzel Bourguiba after a meeting held on Thursday in the union's headquarters, affirmed URT Secretary-General Bechir Sahbani to TAP.
Thirteen years after his death, Habib Bourguiba has returned to the avenue that bears the late president's name in downtown Tunis.
He was a follower of Tunisia's post-independence leader Habib Bourguiba.
There are many parts of the project, but the key components include upgrading of three sanitation facilities in Bizerte, Menzel Bourguiba and Mateur as well as upgrading of 17 pumping stations plus the expansion of almost 21-km of sanitation networks in Bizerte, Menzel Bourguiba, Mateur and Tinja, over and above 10 rural regions.
Bourguiba advocated a state-managed economy, provided a strong cradle to grave social guarantees, fostered a hostility to religion even though the constitution declared Islam the religion of the state, emphasized Tunisian exceptionalism--which gave the country some leeway in differentiating itself from the Arab world so Tunisians would not feel bad about emulating Europe--and oversaw progressive personal status laws that gave women the right to vote and initiate divorce.
Symbole fort, il lancera ce matin sa campagne devant le mausolee de Bourguiba a Monastir.
Le ministre de la Culture, Mourad Skalli et le ministre de l'Enseignement superieur et de la Recherche scientifique et technologie de l'information et de la communication, Tawfik Jelassi ont pris part a la commemoration de la 111eme anniversaire du leader Habib Bourguiba a Monastir.
Meanwhile, Reuters news agency reports that in a separate incident police captured a man who tried to blow himself up at the tomb of former President Habib Bourguiba in Monastir, a town about 20km further South along the coast from Sousse.
Habib Bourguiba on the Muslim Brotherhood When Tunisia's former president Bourguiba was asked, 'What it is between you and the Muslim Brotherhood?
The Tunisian Revolution whose first spark was the self-immolation of a street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi from the south western town of Sidi Bouzid on December, 17, 2010 swept across the region and inspired other uprisings in the region to be followed by Egypt toppling Hosni on January 25 and Libya on February 18, 2011 that ousted Muammar Gaddafi Ordinary Tunisians, people from civil society accompanied by their children, and representatives of political parties trickled to the symbolic Avenue Habib Bourguiba to mark the occasion.