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.
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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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(TAP) -- The National security services in Menzel Bourguiba (Bizerte Governorate) arrested an individual suspected of belonging to a terrorist organisation at dawn on Sunday, according to a security source in the region.
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.
12 armes de type Kalachnikov ont disparu du district de la Garde nationale de Menzel Bourguiba a Bizerte, depuis la Revolution du 14 janvier 2011 a ce jour, mais aucune information sur l'affaire n'a ete communiquee depuis, a indique Fatma Ouerteni, Secretaire generale des cadres du district de Tunis, dans une declaration rapportee par le journal Achourouk dans son edition de ce jeudi, 29 mai 2014.
(TAP) -- Three persons suspected of having ties with terrorism had been arrested on Tuesday night in Menzel Bourguiba (Bizerte governoret), a security source told TAP.
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. The event, which lasts until December 6, features up to 220 movies from 42 Arab and African countries.
Wahiba Arres agee de 20 ans, est originaire de Menzel Bourguiba (gouvernorat de Bizerte) et poursuit ses etudes de langue anglaise .Elle a ete elue dans un concours national auquel ont participe 18 jeunes filles, de differents gouvernorats.
Kebili - Al Alia Sport 2-1 Ben Guerdane: US Ben Guerdane - CS Chebba 3-2 Hammam-lif: CS Hammam-lif - Stade Gabesien 0-2 Bizerte: CA Bizertin - Stade Tunisien 0-1 Gafsa: EGS Gafsa - SA Menzel Bourguiba 4-1 Oued Ellil: AS Oued Ellil - JS Kairouan 1-1 (4-5 shoot-out) Soliman: AS Soliman - US Tataouine 3-2 (aet) Houmet Souk: AS Djerba - EM Mahdia 1-0 (aet) Rejiche: AS Rejiche - US Monastir 1-1 (1-3 shoot-out) Already played: Sfax: Al Ahly Sfaxien - Club Africain 0-2 la Marsa: AS Marsa - CS Sfaxien 0-1 Gabes: AS Gabes - Esperance ST 0-1 (aet) Al Aala: CS Aloui - ES Sahel 0-1 Chammekh: Zitouna Sport Chammekh - CS Msaken 1-2 Ben Arous: SC Ben Arous - ES Metlaoui 0-1
Une reunion de travail aura lieu, la semaine prochaine, entre la nouvelle direction de JAL Groupe, le liquidateur , les representants des directions techniques de la STEG de la SONEDE et des services douaniers, pour etudier les moyens de regler toutes les difficultes techniques des derniers jours, en vue d'accelerer la reprise des activites des trois unites du groupe, a Menzel Bourguiba et Menzel Jemil a Bizerte , surtout apres l'interruption de la production de 10 mois des 3 unites du Groupe ; c'est ce qu'a annonce le premier delegue du gouvernorat de Bizerte, Salah Mtiraoui a l'Agence TAP.