Kasserine


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Kasserine

 

a city in Western Tunisia, the administrative center of the province of Kasserine. Population, 9, 800 (1966). The city is a highway and railroad junction. It has a paper-and-pulp mill (using esparto grass as raw material). Located within the region of Kasserine there are deposits of petroleum and phosphorites.

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Un responsable de la Garde nationale tunisienne et trois presumes terroristes ont ete tues lundi matin dans un accrochage dans la zone de Hydra, dans le gouvernorat de Kasserine, une region frontaliere avec l'Algerie, a-t-on appris de source officielle.
(TAP) - Units of the National Guard and the Army in Kasserine seized four Kalashnikov rifles and dismantled three explosive belts at the end of the Om Dhfa's (Haidra) proactive security operation on Monday, a security source told TAP.
Housameddine Jebabli, spokesperson for the National Guard, said on Thursday that protests took place in six different towns, including Kasserine in West-Central Tunisia, where Abderrazak Zorgui self-immolated earlier this week, Al-Jazeera reported.
Journalist Abderrazak Zorgui posted a video online before his self-immolation in the struggling provincial city of Kasserine describing his desperation and calling for revolt.
Summary: Tunisian-Italian Company Sergaz signed, on Wednesday in Tunis, a social responsibility agreement to support the governorate of Kasserine and the realization in 2017 of development projects in the region at
Summary: In the western Tunisian city of Kasserine, campaign posters plastered on walls make plain what many voters want from Sunday's parliamentary election -- jobs, whose scarcity has fuelled unrest and militancy.
When Hisham Missaoui was seriously wounded tracking suspected Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists near Kasserine, his family blocked the road to the restive Tunisian city with burning tyres and rubble.
"The foreign ministry must unfortunately confirm that a German national was fatally injured in Kasserine in Tunisia," a ministry spokeswoman told AFP.
Dozens of protesters tried to force their way into the offices of the ruling Islamist party Ennahda in the town of Kasserine, but police drove them back with teargas, a journalist reported.
Dozens of protesters tried to force their way into the offices of the ruling party Ennahda in the town of Kasserine, but police drove them back with teargas, an AFP journalist reported.