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  • London Times Says Groundwork Laid for Tunisian-israeli Talks

    President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia has succeeded in winning the tacit approval of most Arab states and of the Palestinian guerrilla leadership for his plan to initiate Middle East peace talks with Israel, the London Times reported here today. The Tunisian leader also sounded out American reaction to the plan before he made it public… More ▸

  • Tunisian Jew, Accused of Zionist Espionage, Faces Trial

    A 25-year-old Tunisian Jew, Rene Marzouk, accused of Zionist espionage, spreading Zionist propaganda, and belonging to an illegal group, is to appear Sept. 16 before a special Tunisian court dealing with acts against the State. It is the first time in Tunisia that a Jew has been officially accused of espionage and Zionist activities. The… More ▸

  • Link Tunisia with Munich Terrorists

    Israeli political circles claimed today that there were indications of a link between Tunisia and the Arab terrorists who murdered 11 Israeli Olympians in Munich. The circles also said there was evidence of a change in Tunisia’s hitherto moderate position on the Middle East conflict. They referred to reports that the terrorists who invaded the… More ▸

  • Son of Murdered Tunisian Rabbi Says Killer Was a Palestinian

    The son of Tunisian Rabbi Matzliah Maazouz who was murdered last January, claimed today that Tunisian authorities concealed the true identity of the killer. Meir Maazouz himself a rabbi who arrived here last night with his family, said he learned from a Jewish eyewitness to the murder that his father’s killer was a Palestinian, not… More ▸

  • Jca 1971 Budget Includes Aid to Jews in Tunisia, Morocco, Other Activities

    The administrative council of the Jewish Colonization Association (JCA) approved a 1971 budget this week that continues aid to the Jewish community remnants in Morocco and Tunisia; includes the customary support for such organizations as the World ORT Union, the Alliance Israelite Universelle, and the scholarship fund for agricultural students in Israel; and provides aid… More ▸

  • Tunisia’s Foreign Minister Denounces Terrorist Attacks on Civilian Airlines

    The Foreign Minister of Tunisia today strongly denounced terrorist attacks on civilian aircraft which, he said, did not serve the Arab cause. Habib Bourguiba Jr., who is visiting West Germany, also indicated a relatively moderate attitude toward Israel. Replying to questions at a press conference, he predicted that Israel one day will have to negotiate… More ▸

  • Tunisian Prime Minister Says His Country Supports Palestinian Arabs

    Prime Minister Bahi Labgham, of Tunisia declared here today that his country was “in complete solidarity with the Palestinians and will not change its line from that of any other Arab state.” In an interview with Le Monde, he said the Tunisian Government will do whatever it can “in order to further the fight of… More ▸

  • Anti-american Demonstrations in Tunis Force Rogers to Cancel Visit to University

    Anti-American demonstrations forced Secretary of State William P. Rogers to cancel a visit today to Tunis University. More than 100 students tried to march on the United States Embassy in Tunis to protest American Mideast policies. About 2000 others gathered in the center of the capital shouting “Nixon assassin” and “Palestine for the Arabs.” The… More ▸