Menzel Bourguiba


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Menzel Bourguiba

(mĕnzĕl` bərgē`bə) or

Manzil Abu Ruqaybah

(mănzĭl` äbo͞o` ro͞o'kībä`), formerly Ferryville, town (1994 pop. 47,521), N Tunisia, on Lake Bizerte. It was founded as a naval installation during the period of French rule. After Tunisia became independent (1956), it was renamed in honor of Habib BourguibaBourguiba, Habib
, 1903–2000, Tunisian statesman, president of Tunisia (1957–87), b. Monastir. Early active in the Destour party, he was at first an advocate of close cooperation with France.
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, Tunisia's leader.

Menzel Bourguiba

 

(formerly Ferryville), a city in northern Tunisia, in Bizerte governorate; located on the southern shore of Lake Bizerte. Population, 33,700 (1966). The city is a highway junction and has a railroad station. Menzel Bourguiba is a fast-growing industrial center. A metallurgical works (with an output of approximately 250,000 tons of steel a year) and metalworking industries are located there. Bizerte serves as the city’s port.

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Bizerte (TAP)- The units stemming from the security district of Menzel Bourguiba (governorate of Bizerte) dismantled a cell, in the delegation of Mateur specialised in sending youths towards the hotbeds of terrorism" a security source said.
The special units targeted houses where terrorists were hiding in Ennajeh district in Menzel Bourguiba, Benzert after receiving information that terrorists were planning to attack sensitive parts in the province.
This involves providing technical support to policy-makers and administrations in meeting a number of challenges in twelve municipalities (Ben Guerdane, Djerba Midoune, Gabes, Gafsa, Jendouba, Kasserine, Menzel Bourguiba, Monastir, Sfax, Siliana, Sousse and Tunis).
A Menzel Bourguiba (nord) oE un policier a ete tue mercredi soir dans un incident attribue aussi a des extremistes, onze militants salafistes ont ete arretes.
Montreal, Canada; Sao Paolo, Brazil; Frankfurt, Germany; Turin, Italy; Menzel Bourguiba, Tunisia; and Suzhou, China.
Ghannouchi said police had stormed the mosque in the town of Menzel Bourguiba, about 70 km (45 miles) north of Tunis, with dogs to arrest people.
Arms and ammunition were stolen from a police station attacked over the weekend in Menzel Bourguiba, north of Tunis and Essebsi accused groups of seeking to topple his government.
In the town of Menzel Bourguiba, about 70 km (45 miles) north of Tunis, four police officers were wounded in clashes with rioters, a police source told Reuters.
Those killed included three people in the town of Menzel Bourguiba, while one person was killed in Bizerte.
Information Officer at the Foreign Ministry Naoufel Labidi Saturday said Menzel Bourguiba native Houda Ben Khalifa Saadi and her sister Halima Ben Khalifa Saadi were killed in Friday's attacks that left over 120 dead and scores wounded.
For the first time since its creation, the event takes place outside Carthage city with six cities been selected for screenings: Kairouan, Jendouba, Thala, Gafsa, Medenine and Menzel Bourguiba.
Those killed included three people in the town of Menzel Bourguiba, one person in Bizerte and one in Tataouine.