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(French kɛrwɑ̃) ,




(Placename) a city in NE Tunisia: one of the holy cities of Islam; pilgrimage and trading centre. Pop: 124 000 (2005 est)
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or Kair•wan

(kɛrˈwɑn, kaɪər-)

a city in NE Tunisia: a holy city of Islam. 72,254.
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In addition, the establishment of King Abdulaziz bin Abdulaziz University Hospital in Kairouan is an affirmation of what the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has done to the Tunisian people.
The onshore Sidi Kilani block, in the north-eastern province of Kairouan, has what was once Tunisia's third largest field Sidi Kilani.
Bahrain's parliamentary delegation paid a visit to the historical city of Kairouan in Tunisia, where they were received by the Governor of the city of Kairouan, Nasser Al-Lafi, who led them on a tour around the Mosque of Kairouan, a historic Islamic monument.
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Le groupe salafiste jihadiste tunisien Ansar Asharia, qualifie de "terroriste" par les autorites, a appele hier mardi a une manifestation de protestation vendredi a Kairouan (centre) contre l'arrestation de leur porte-parole Seifeddine Rais.
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First published in 1877, this is a travelogue of a Victorian-era English traveler's journey from Tripoli in present-day Libya to the city of Kairouan in present-day Tunisia.
Summary: Kairouan - Moroccan poet Mohammed Bennis was awarded, on Thursday in Tunisia, the Maghreb Culture Prize in recognition of his outstanding literary achievements and poetry works.
Summary: After being destroyed during the1969 floods, the railway network in the Governorate of Kairouan will be connected once again to Enfidha city (located 60km up North).
The onshore Sidi Kilani block, in the north-eastern province of Kairouan, has Tunisia's third largest oilfield also called Sidi Kilani.
The city of Kairouan was for centuries an important trading centre for the caravans which criss-crossed the Sahara desert.